The skills taught in this course are designed to help students develop and refine time management and organizational habits to succeed in school, life, and beyond.

By completing this course, students will be able to:

  • use an academic planner to track school assignments and grades.
  • manage time and responsibilities inside and outside of the classroom.
  • organize school work and study area.

The samples provided in this preview illustrate how these skills are address in the Sylvan Advanced Study Skills program.
 

Improved Organization and Time Management Skill #1:

Using an Academic Planner

Guided Practice lessons for this skill introduce the fundamentals of using an academic planner and Skills Application lessons prompt students to apply this understanding. All lessons address the following objectives for using an academic planner.

By completing these lessons, students will be able to:

  • identify the criteria for a good academic planner.
  • describe how to use an academic planner.
  • use an academic planner to track assignments.
     

Improved Organization and Time Management Skill #2:

Managing Time

Guided Practice lessons for this skill discuss the importance of and strategies related to effective time management, and Skills Application lessons prompt students to consider their own time management habits and develop a personal schedule for managing responsibilities. All lessons address the following objectives for managing time.

By completing these lessons, students will be able to:

  • recognize the relationship between time management and academic and personal achievement.
  • demonstrate an understanding of how to manage academic and personal schedules.
     

Improved Organization and Time Management Skill #3:

Organizing School Work

Guided Practice lessons for this skill discuss the importance of maintaining an organizational system for school work and presents strategies to help students refine this student habit. The Skills Application lessons prompt students to consider their own organizational habits, physically organize their school work, and develop an action plan for maintaining this system. All lessons address the following objectives for organizing school work.

By completing these lessons, students will be able to:

  • recognize the relationship between maintaining an organizational system for school work and academic success.
  • explain how to set up an organizational system for school work.
  • demonstrate an understanding of how to use a personal system for organizing school work
     

Improved Organization and Time Management Skill #4:

Tracking Long-Term Assignments

Guided Practice lessons for this skill teach strategies to plan and track the progress of long-term assignments, and the Skills Application lessons prompt students to apply these strategies to a personal long-term assignment. All lessons address the following objectives for tracking long-term assignments.

By completing these lessons, students will be able to:

  • recognize the importance of tracking and planning long-term assignments and projects.
  • identify strategies to track and plan long-term assignments and projects.