Scheduling smarts How to get organized, prioritize, manage your time, and more

Sandra Donovan, 1967-

Book - 2012

Provides information and tips for teens on learning to schedule and manage time.

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USA today teen wise guides: time, money, and relationships
Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books c2012.
Physical Description
64 p. ; col. ill. ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (p. 61-63) and index.
Main Author
Sandra Donovan, 1967- (-)
  • Crazy-life syndrome
  • Treat your time like money
  • Make a plan
  • and stick to it!
  • Taming the beast of school
  • Perfectionists, procrastinators, and other special cases
  • Stay in charge.
Review by School Library Journal Reviews

Gr 8 Up—These visually appealing titles aim to help teens get smart about potential life pitfalls. The practical information contains helpful advice. For example, Job discusses the whys, hows, and whens of employment, and Scheduling walks readers through establishing time-management methods. The prevalence of technology in modern society is emphasized in the text and its distractions are frequently warned about. All in all, this series has some useful information, but the layout is weak. The font size is very small, which makes for some difficult reading, and key summary sentences are presented in tiny, colored cursive font. USA Today articles are included throughout the titles in sidebars, but they come across as contrived marketing ploys—the topics do relate, but some are rather dated (a 1999 article in Budgeting, a 2002 article in Job) or poorly edited. [Page 80]. (c) Copyright 2012. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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Provides information and tips for teens on learning to schedule and manage time.