Effective Time Management Tips for Teachers

Posted by | April 25, 2019

iStock.com/monkeybusinessimages Teaching can be a challenging career. It requires excellent time management skills and the ability to balance multiple ongoing projects. With responsibilities like writing lesson plans, grading tests and report cards, and teaching in the classroom, teachers can find it difficult to fit everything into a specific timeframe. To help teachers be more efficient with the limited time they have, check out these classroom time management ideas and essential tools for teachers. Organize the Day by Priorities Time management for teachers requires organization. Organizing your day around the most important tasks is a great way to ensure you are spending your time wisely. That way, if anything unexpected occurs, the responsibilities that are the highest priority will be taken care of first. Be Smart about Lesson Planning It’s easy to lose track of time while planning lessons, but if you spend three hours on a…

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SUBSTITUTE TEACHER TOPICS FOR TALKERS AND THE BORED

Posted by | January 12, 2015

What do you do as a substitute teacher when students finish their assigned work only minutes after was handed out?  Put together a packet of ideas that includes a list of assignments that can be listed by number on the blackboard. When a student is ready for something new, and the classroom teacher did not provide more work, turn his or her mind to one of the numbered items on the whiteboard. Examples: Find the meanings of these words: emulate, arrogant, ascetic, tolerant, dogmatic. Locate the titles and names of the persons in the President's cabinet. Find the name of…

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HOW TO SAVE TIME WHEN WRITING REPORT CARDS

Posted by | January 02, 2015

When it comes to writing report card comments, most teachers usually fall into one of the two following categories: 1. Those that do it THE HARD WAY: – Spend massive amounts of time inventing comments from scratch. – Write new comments for every report card and proofreading and editing comments. As one of my colleague routinely complained each year during the report card writing time, "Who has the time to plan lessons when all of it is taken up by writing these blasted report cards!" 2. Those that do it THE EASY WAY: Wisely and prudently save time by using…

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