High School Transition: Teaching Prioritizing


Presenter: Susan Traugh, Transition2Life & Daily Living Skills
Core Area: Instructional Planning and Delivery 1A, 1C; Knowledge of Students and Student Learning 2A; Content Knowledge and Expertise 3C
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 0.5

Are you looking to enhance your students’ ability to prioritize effectively? In this 30-minute course from Transition2Life & Daily Living Skills, Susan Traugh delves into the crucial skill of prioritizing for high school students. Discover techniques to teach time management and critical thinking, crucial for success in secondary education, employment, and daily life. This concise, impactful session offers practical strategies to foster these essential skills in young learners.

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How can educators equip high school students with the vital skill of prioritization? Susan Traugh, from Transition2Life & Daily Living Skills, presents a 30-minute comprehensive course on teaching high school transition and prioritization. This course emphasizes the importance of time management and critical thinking skills in secondary and post-secondary education, as well as in the workforce. Through a step-by-step approach, Susan illustrates how to scaffold learning to enable effective prioritization. Students are guided to differentiate between wants and needs, categorize tasks by importance, and learn to manage their time efficiently through practical exercises. 

In this 30-minute course, you will discover:

  • Techniques to help students distinguish between urgent needs and less pressing wants
  • Strategies for teaching students to categorize tasks by level of importance using a 1-2-3 system
  • Methods to develop students’ critical thinking skills necessary for effective prioritization
  • The use of practical tools like priority pies and task timing for better time management
  • Approaches for creating a reward system to motivate students and reinforce positive behavior

The course titles in the High School Transition series are:

High School Transition: Intro to Transition
High School Transition: Teaching Self-Advocacy
High School Transition: Student-Focused Education
High School Transition: Teaching Decision-Making
High School Transition: Teaching Goal-Setting
High School Transition: Teaching Prioritizing

Some sessions are still in production. Check back soon for newly added courses in this series. 

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