High school students don't have to do an incredible amount of
time management. High school was a prep course for life. They had classes to
manage, a social life, and maybe even a job. After high school there are a few
more factors than that to consider. Students need to learn to manage their time
while they are still in high school.
Knowing what you want to achieve and practicing some good time
management habits will help you get everything you want to do done. You need to
follow a routine, you won't find managing your time a problem if you have built
certain habits and routines into your life.
buying yourself a day timer or other form of planner. Write things that don't
change in it, like weekly piano lessons or a class that you take every Monday
from 1-2pm. Next begin to build your school schedule if you're attending
college. Make sure you build in plenty of time for study time, and a social
life. If you take 14 hrs a semester on average that's about 4 classes. Some
classes will be offered several times a week while others will only be given at
one time. Start your schedule with those classes that you can only take at a
given time and then choose which of the available times to take for your other
When using your planner make sure to write in things like team practices, doctors' appointments, club meetings, and
birthdays. If you have a test on Aug. 21st don't just write down Test Aug. 21st
on the appropriate day. Write down Test Aug. 21st begin studying on Aug.
14th. At the beginning of every month look at what's going on that month.
It will help you stay on track.
And remember if you fail to plan, you plan to fail.