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Teacher Time Management

Teachers are always perpetually busy. They have a to-do list that never ends, and they are known for working hours upon hours outside of their contract time. Now as much as we love this educator dedication, wouldn't it be great to find ways to lessen your workload without sacrificing anything that makes your classroom run great. A great teacher works effectively and efficiently in and outside of the classroom, so time management is important in both realms. Take a look at the resources below
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Teacher Time Management
  • scholastic.com
    scholastic.com

    Time Management Strategies

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    Meghann Urewicz says:
    This time management article focuses entirely on in class teaching time. It addresses the issue of class time being interrupted from pull outs, absences, and bathroom breaks, and how to prevent these things from killing your instructional time. It also has suggestions about delegating tasks in the classroom to make the period run more smoothly with less downtime.
  • teachervision.com
    teachervision.com

    Time Management Tips for Teachers

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    Meghann Urewicz says:
    This article focuses on tackling the excessive amount of paperwork that teachers deal with each and every day. It gives lots of useful tips on how to keep it all organized so that you can keep it manageable, such as creating a color coded filing system. The article also addresses time management skills during instructional time. Teachers have a short period of time in which they need to accomplish a lot with their students, so during the class period everything needs to go smoothly.
  • theguardian.com
    theguardian.com

    Top 10 resources to help teachers manage their time

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    Meghann Urewicz says:
    This article addresses a lot of the underlying issues that cause teachers to use their time ineffectively, such as procrastination and bad sleep habits. By conquering some of the bad habits, teachers can open up time to get more done. With each issue or idea that is presented, there is a more detailed article linked for more information. To access the full article, you have to create an free account but it's a fast and easy process so don't let it hold you back!
  • Meghann Urewicz says:
    This website is the time management encyclopedia. It is designed by teachers who felt the pain of being overworked, and wanted to help other teachers get their time back. Their goal is to help you maximize your non-teaching time so that teachers can enjoy teaching more. On the left hand side, there are links to every time management topic you can think of, and if there's something you don't see, they invite you reach out and let them know.
  • Meghann Urewicz says:
    This website provides an infographic displaying how much time teachers really spend working, and on average how those hours break up into different tasks. It's very interesting information that sheds light on where teachers' work time goes.
  • educationoasis.com
    educationoasis.com

    Time Saving Tips for Teachers

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    Meghann Urewicz says:
    This is just a straight list of time saving ideas. Some will work for you and some might not, but the ideas are limitless. When reading through the list, remember that you can't do all of them at once. Pick the ideas that seem the best for you and work on those first. Over time, as you become more efficient, remember to return to the list to keep getting ideas so that you can keep gaining more usable time.
  • Meghann Urewicz says:
    This list of five tips is a great place to start if you're trying to improve your time management. It starts with organizing your day by what is the highest priority. This seems obvious but we often times don't take the time to think about it. The next tips are to plan homework assignments strategically, avoid loaded procrastination, and plan for potential crisis. And the final, most important tip, is remember to set aside time for yourself.
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