Tyll Zybura

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Tag: Time management

Life during the pandemic: staying focused in your home office

Tyll Zybura | 28 May 2020 | 1 comment

Working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 is a challenge. This entry grew out of emails that I wrote to students who asked me about strategies to help them focus on their work.

Bullet journaling 2: Specific techniques I use

Tyll Zybura | 20 Mar 2019

Bullet journaling 1: How it works for me

Tyll Zybura | 19 Mar 2019

On ‘embracing mediocrity’

Tyll Zybura | 6 Mar 2018 | 1 comment

Students often have an unhealthy all-or-nothing attitude toward their work which increases stress levels. They relax a bit when they learn to prioritize their work and allow themselves to ‘embrace mediocrity’ on low-stakes tasks to save time and energy.

Downscaling course prep tasks

Tyll Zybura | 2 Mar 2018

When students don’t do my prep assignments, I teach them how to ‘downscale’ homework instead of not doing it at all. This leads to homework being done more consistently as it empowers students to consciously manage their resources and priorities.