Obtaining a postsecondary education has become a major goal for most high school students and a nonnegotiable requirement for success in many career pathways. How, then, can educators successfully equip every student to succeed in modern-postsecondary educational settings while also preparing them for a possible seven to nine major career changes during the course of their lifetime? The answer is simple we need to help every student become effective in planning, organization and time management.
College is the first setting where we expect young people to function as adults, and not large children. While trying to adjust to the demands of their freshman year in regards to studying and attending all classes, they also have the cognitive, social, and emotional adjustments that come with new responsibilities and independence.
Helping students become successful in the 21st century is made easy with the School Specialty onTRAC® planning process, by helping to enhance the students’ ability to plan, organize and manage time effectively. The “Why Plan: The Impact of Planning, Organization, and Time Management” article will effectively provide research-based responses to the following essential questions:
• How are the 21st-century college/university and workplace changing? What are the implications for students?
• What does current educational research reveal about student success in higher education?
• What is the role of planning, organization, and self-management in promoting postsecondary student achievement?
Download the Whitepaper to read more about promoting student success in the 21st century School and workplace.