Working During “Work Hours” Is Important for Self-Care

Kristen KoppersBlog, Manage Better, Self Care Better

TL:DR: Face-to face, hybrid, and remote teaching all have their respective challenges. Bringing work home seems to be a part of the job as an educator. Set boundaries for yourself and dedicate time for yourself and your self-care. Prioritizing self-care is a necessary component of your time management plan. When the option to choose remote teaching versus in person, I … Read More

Using an X-Y Approach To Manage Tasks

Alex T. ValencicBlog, Manage Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: The X-Y Approach can help you to communicate with others about which tasks should be a priority. When asked to take on a new task, use the X-Y Approach by saying, “I can start working on X. But that is going to take away from my time to work on Y. Can you let me know which is more … Read More

6 Tips for Time Management

Livia ChanBlog, Manage Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Time is a gift. Time is constant. Everyone has the same amount of time in a day. There are 6 P’s to time management with related tips: Prioritize your list by making a T-chart with must-do and want to do tasks, Plan breaks or chunk tasks, Play before you work, Procrastinate no more, Perfectionism and letting go, and spend 30 minutes … Read More

Strategies for Managing Your To-Do Lists

Bobbie FrenchBlog, Manage Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Many people find their to-do lists turning into a pile of sticky notes. Go beyond sticky notes to keep track of your to-do lists. Schedule your events in Google Calendar, keep a notebook close by, and set alarms for reminders. This post includes an example of an organizer to use for managing your tasks. In March 2020, the lines … Read More