One of the most common concerns we heard from educators this summer was that they were worried about safeguarding their time. During the spring, many of us threw calendars out the window along with our syllabi, our assignments, and our sanity. They were worried that the fall semester may go the way same, unsustainable way.
To help us all retain our time boundaries and our mental health, we recommend using Clockify. It is a freemium Time-on-Task tool that you can use to time the number of minutes, hours, days, or months you are investing in a project. Course design and teaching in the online modality can be a time-consuming affair. Being realistic about time management is an important part of working in this space.
Using a Time-on-Task tool to become familiar with your time needs can be a very helpful exercise and can help you become more in control of how you invest your time. Let's see this tool in action:
Want to know more about productivity tools and Time-on-Task? Want to be a part of a positive, productive learning community? There's still time to join us in Fall-on-Call!