From the results obtained in this study, it is clear that time management is key in ensuring that students realize better performance. As highlighted above, students with a higher self time management skills had a higher mean score on the TASK score. The statistical analysis proved that time management is correlated with student performance. This is because, students who were better placed in terms of time management skills professionally, ranked higher in terms of performance. The SPSS analysis indicates there is moderate to strong positive correlation between time management and student achievement. It was observed the five participants that completed the survey had their TAKS scores above the seventy percent-tile.
It is undisputed that the process of teaching takes a considerable amount of time, and in school, just like it applies to other areas, there is never enough of it. As widely cited the biggest challenges for teachers, as well as students entail managing time. It has been noted that time management is a thread running through all aspects of teaching. It determines various activities such as organizing the day, deciding how often and how long various subjects are to be taught, organizing classroom, recording the progress of students, and how to reduce keep time-consuming behavioral problems. In the view of Berry, Daughtrey and Wieder effective use of time in school starts with efficient classroom management and organization. According to Ames and Archer most of the essentials of the classroom life often involve management of time. ...
Endeavoring to elucidate on this issue, this paper seeks to investigate if there exists a significant correlation between teachers with time management skills and student achievement. This would be based on Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) scores. Statement of the Problem There is a growing pressure on teachers, students and policy makers within education sector to measure up to the expected standards of performance. Students are expected to work hard and make sure they make their parents and teachers proud by passing their exams. As often the case, administrators in charge of schools are under pressure to comply with government policies, which support better utilization of time for the better of student success. For this to be achieved there is need for school administrators, the student fraternity and the entire teaching staff to impress programs that are geared towards maximizing on time utility. This can only be done if the issue of time management is taken into consideration. This points to the fact that such schools need to take into consideration the role of time management and its impact on instructional time in case they so wish to meet the demands of increasing student achievement. Research Questions This study was driven by the research questions below: 1. Can the student success be influenced by time management skills? 2. Does teacher’s with time management skills and student achievement correlate? Purpose of the Study The study aimed at establishing the link between student’s achievement and time management skills. This shall be achieved through examining the two important parameters: time management skills and the academic success of students’ basing on the student scores on Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills