Time management for schoolchildren. Secrets of the superheroes of time


Modern schoolchildren live in a frenzied rhythm: lessons, extracurricular activities, clubs, sections, homework, computer games, socializing with friends… How do you figure it all out and not drown in a sea of tasks? The answer is simple: to master the art of time management!

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What is time management?

Time management for schoolchildren is an effective time management strategy that helps to cope with academic tasks, extracurricular activities and personal interests. It includes methods for planning, prioritizing tasks, managing breaks and avoiding distractions to optimize the learning process and achieve success in school and outside of school

Why is time management important for schoolchildren?

  • Improving academic performance. The ability to properly allocate time allows students to devote more time to study, do their homework efficiently and on time, which naturally leads to an increase in academic performance.
  • Stress reduction. When all tasks are planned out and time is used efficiently, the student has less reason to worry and stress.
  • More free time. Having learned how to manage their time correctly, students will be able to find time for their hobbies, hobbies and socializing with friends.
  • The development of discipline and responsibility. Planning and completing tasks on time teaches students discipline and responsibility.
  • Preparing for adulthood. The ability to manage your time is a valuable skill that will be useful to students in later life, regardless of which career they choose.

Time management for schoolchildren

1. Plan your day.

  • Get a diary or use a special application.
  • Write down all the tasks you need to complete during the day.
  • Prioritize tasks.
  • Leave time for rest and extracurricular activities.

2. Use the tomato method.

  • This method is to work for 25 minutes without a break, and then take a 5-minute break.
  • Repeat this cycle 4 times, then take a longer break for 20-30 minutes.
  • The tomato method helps to concentrate on work and avoid distractions.

3. Avoid procrastination.

  • Procrastination is putting things off for later.
  • To avoid procrastination, set realistic goals for yourself, break down large tasks into small ones and start working with the most difficult ones.
  • It is also important to remove from view anything that may distract you from work, such as your phone or computer.

4. Take breaks.

  • You can’t work without breaks.
  • Get up and move every 30-60 minutes.
  • Do exercises for the eyes.
  • Drink water.

5. Reward yourself.

  • When you complete the task, be sure to reward yourself.
  • It can be anything: delicious food, watching a movie, walking with friends.

Table: How much time do students spend on different activities?

Time (in hours per day)
Lessons 2-3
Homework assignments 1-2
Extracurricular activities 1-2
Communicating with your friends 1-2
Computer games 1
Tv 1
Sleep 8-9

How does OIS help students master time management?

  • Our teachers help students set goals and plan their time.
  • We conduct trainings and seminars on time management.
  • There is an atmosphere of support and mutual assistance in our school, which helps students not to give up and go towards their goals.
  • We offer our students various opportunities to develop their skills, including time management skills.

If you want your child to learn how to properly manage their time and achieve their goals, we invite you to Oxbridge International School!

For more information and useful articles, we invite you to visit our blog. You can also contact us by phone at +998 (90) 900-50-55 or visit our Oxbridge International School website.

We will be happy to help your children become superheroes of the time!

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