Dealing with time constraints becomes a fact of life, which is why learning to manage time effectively and efficiently is an important childhood skill. Time management skills allow children to plan, prioritize and exercise control over the amount of time spent on activities. Tools like clocks, charts, calendars, and timers assist with the efficiency and productivity of a task. Time management impacts children's executive functioning to plan and organize the interval of time needed for personal and academic success.
Dealing with time constraints becomes a fact of life, which is why learning to manage time effectively and efficiently is an important childhood skill. Getting dressed for school, managing school projects, doing chores around the house and completing homework assignments are all reflective of time management skills. Routinely running out of time while taking tests may signal there is an issue with time management skills.
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I don’t use the optional sounds because my son has very sensitive hearing and he responds better when it is off. That’s a really nice feature to have! It worked so well at home that I bought one for my son’s teacher and now my son reaps the benefit of consistency in time management on all fronts.
Christine J., Mother of 5 year old Bode who has sensory processing disorder, Chicago, IL