“The bad news is, time flies. The good news is, you’re the pilot.” Write 3-5 sentences reflecting on this quote and what it means to you.
Today’s Agenda: Monday Nov 10, 2014 Assignments Due: I will learn to organize and prioritize my time. Objective: How can I develop personal awareness of my strengths and skills and utilize them to be an effective learner? Essential Question: 1.Warm-up 2.Time management assessment 3.Go over Homework 1.DUE THURSDAY: Read Habit 3: Put First Things First – pages 106-127 - Complete Cornell Notes to go along with the Chapter 2.DUE THURSDAY - Tutorial Forms due 3.DUE FRIDAY – Binder check forms and Mentor Log sheets WITH mentor’s signature
Have You Ever Heard… there’s not enough time in the day? “There’s not enough organized time in the day.” It should be restated, “There’s not enough organized time in the day.”
Ways to Avoid Procrastination Set realistic goals Just start Do school work when your energy level is at its highest Break large tasks into smaller ones Work for realistic periods of time Avoid study marathons (like all-nighters) Create an effective place to do your school work Allow extra time for unexpected things Schedule time for yourself Do the most difficult tasks first (eat your veggies before dessert) Reward yourself when you have finished tasks on time.
What Do Teens Spend Their Time Doing? Over a third of teens hold part-time jobs, working about 2 ½ hours day The average American teen spends almost 3 ½ hours a day watching television. (American Psychological Association, 1993)
What Do Teens Spend Their Time Doing? Teens spend about 1 ½ hours a day with friends doing social activities outside of school. Teens spend about 1 hour a day talking to friends via technology like the telephone, email, IM or text messaging. (Pew Internet & American Life Project 2005)
What Do Teens Spend Their Time Doing? Male teens spend about 2 hours a day playing video games. Females spend about 30 minutes a day playing video games. (Jack Myers Media Business Report, 2007)
What Do Teens Spend Their Time Doing? Nearly three-quarters of teens spend 2- 3 hours or more per day listening to or downloading music.
Do the Math Work2.5 hours per day T.V.3.5 hours per day Social Activities1.5 hours per day Talking1 hour per day Video Games2 hours per day (boys) Music2 + hours per day In School7 + hours Homework1 + hours Sleep +7 hours _____________________ 27.5 hours per day
How is Your Day Like a Suitcase? can’t You can’t fit everything into an unorganized suitcase can You can fit everything into an organized suitcase
How is Your Day Like a Closet? can’t You can’t find important things in an unorganized closet can You can find important things in an organized closet
Today’s Agenda: 1.No School – Veteran’s Day Tuesday Nov 11, 2014 Assignments Due: Objective: Essential Question: How can I develop personal awareness of my strengths and skills and utilize them to be an effective learner..
**Turn in your homework (Cornell Notes) to the class basket*** What are the rocks in your jar? – the important things you MUST do Every day? What makes up the sand in your jar? – the extra stuff that you like to do each day? What makes up the water in your jar? – what are you doing that is wasting time?
Today’s Agenda: 1.Warm-up 2.Tutorial groups Thursday Nov 12/13, 2014 Assignments Due: I will actively participate in a tutorial. Objective: How do I prepare and participate in a tutorial? Essential Question: 1.DUE TODAY: Read Habit 3: Put First Things First – pages 106-127 - Complete Cornell Notes to go along with the Chapter
Turn into the basket… ◦ Mentor meeting log ◦ Binder grade form Which one are you? Explain and give an example.
Turn into the basket NOW! Instead of an acrostic: List 3 NEW things you learned this week in ANY of your classes
Today’s Agenda: 1.Warm-up 2.Habit 3 Activity Cards in groups Friday Nov 14, 2014 Assignments Due: I will learn to organize and prioritize my time. Objective: Essential Question: 1.TODAY – Binder Checks with mentor and signed mentor logs DUE How can I develop personal awareness of my strengths and skills and utilize them to be an effective learner.