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IT’S 10:00 PM --- DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR HOMEWORK IS????
1. MAKE A “TO DO” LIST EVERY DAY
*Get a planner and use it or use your electronic device to set calendar alerts and reminders.
2. USE SPARE MINUTES WISELY
*Read on the bus, before and after school – watch less TV
3. FIND THE RIGHT TIME
*figure out the best times to study and do homework
4. REVIEW YOUR NOTES EVERY DAY
*cramming for tests is a bad idea –reinforce new ideas every night
5. GET A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP
*Running on empty makes the day seem longer and tasks harder
6. COMMUNICATE YOUR SCHEDULE TO OTHERS
*Tell your friends not to call/text during homework time
7. BECOME A TASKMASTER
*Figure out how much free time you have each week and budget time and activities accordingly
8. KEEP THINGS IN PERSPECTIVE
*Set high, but realistic goals
9. DON’T WASTE TIME
*We have more time than we realize, but use it working not goofing
10. KNOW YOUR GRADES
*Check your grades on IC regularly or get a weekly printout.
**IF YOU DON’T HAVE TIME TO DO IT RIGHT—YOU CERTAINLY DON’T HAVE TIME TO DO IT OVER!!