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Unformatted text preview: • Never do anything a student can do just as well. (i.e. running school errands, passing out papers, cleaning) • Don't take any papers home! (Taking work takes time away from your home life and family.) • Find alternatives to grading every paper yourself (i.e. have students help) • Handle each piece of paper right away (i.e. answer your mail right away) • Make a "to do" list everyday. • Do the hardest thing early in the day. • Establish routines that students can carry out without your full direction. (i.e. students arrive and get right to work that is already on their desks.) • Learn to say no. • Use "wait time" effectively. • Become aware of your best internal time and use it wisely. • Ask yourself " How would things be if I did not do this right now?" • Plan something each week that excites you. • Use break periods to restore energy....
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- Spring '99
- Management, elementary aged child, best internal time