Scheduling Smarts

How to Get Organized, Prioritize, Manage Your Time, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Time, Money, and Relationships

  • Interest Level: Grade 8 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 8

Time management. It’s a challenge for everyone. Between homework, family life, friendships, and after-school activities, most teens feel overscheduled and stressed out. But did you know you can create a “time budget” to help you manage your list of to-dos? Or that identifying your priorities is a great first step toward getting your crazy schedule under control?

This book explores all kinds of tools to help you manage your time. You’ll discover

• strategies for mastering homework so you can stay on top of your assignments.
• how to tame technology so it doesn’t take over your life.
• how to put pressure and stress in perspective.
• how to say no when your schedule feels overwhelming.
• why carving out time for R&R is a must.

Supplemented with articles and information from USA TODAY, the Nation’s No. 1 Newspaper, Scheduling Smarts delivers solid advice and firsthand stories of real teens facing many of the same types of situations you are. Ready to wise up on time management? Read on!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-76138-863-0
$47.99 $35.99
Interest Level Grade 8 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
Genre Nonfiction, Young Adult
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books ™
Language English
Publication Date 2012-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 8.6
BISACS YAN051200, YAN024050, YAN024000
Dewey 640'.430835
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Lexile 1020
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Sandy Donovan

Sandy Donovan has written many nonfiction books for young readers.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Time, Money, and Relationships

Published collaboratively with USA TODAY newspaper, this series offers teen readers more information on how to develop key life skills such as budgeting, making money, managing conflicts, and creating positive relationships. The series… View available downloads →