This is third in the series of Secrets of Success that looks at the characteristics of those who succeed and teaches skills for developing those characteristics. Aim Academy instructor and licensed professional counselor, Bonnie Gonzalez unpacks each secret to success in her highly interactive classes and shows you how to develop it in your life. Students and parents are both encouraged to sign-up for these unique classes.
Getting Things Done for Teens: Taking Control of Your Life
Are you distracted by the world around you? Do you find it difficult to put away the social media and focus on what really needs to be accomplished?
Then I have a class for you!
Over the course of 7 weeks, the third installment of Secrets of Success will explore the information written by New York Times bestselling author David Allen, Mike Williams and Mark Wallace on helping teens to Get Things Done and take control of their lives in an incredibly distracting world. We will be exploring the Getting Things Done method used by business executives, artists, scientists, doctors, teachers and clergy members. This course will cover the methods and principles of this approach and give you exercises to practice organizing and capturing your thoughts. We will be taking a look at the distractions and busyness of everyday life, helping you to learn to focus and be READY for whatever happens.
Although not required students can purchase the text: Getting Things Done for Teens: Take control of your life in a distracting world, by David Allen with Mike Williams and Mark Wallace.
Class will meet for 1.0 hour per week in a live session which will include both a lecture and discussion component. We will also spend some of our time in this live session discussing practical ways to use this method. Written lectures and informational websites will also be used to enhance learning.
Parents, this class is open to you as well. Additionally, one free parent registration is offered with each student registration.
- High speed, broadband Internet
- Sound card and microphone (for live sessions)
- Streaming video capabilities to watch recorded lectures
Live class time with include both a lecture component and discussion. Recordings of the lectures will be posted the next day.
Evaluation and Feedback
Assignments will be optional and will used for personal evaluation and practice of the concepts only. Students should complete the assignments to gain the maximum benefits from the class