Five Tools for Staying On Task

It is college trip week right here in Maine. I’ve a protracted record of issues that I wish to accomplish on this weblog and on Sensible Ed Tech. To get that record executed and nonetheless have time for enjoyable issues like driving bikes with my children, I’ve to be targeted after I’m on-line and resist the temptation to open Twitter or Fb for “only a minute.” To try this I am utilizing a mix of the Keep Focusd Chrome extension and a Pomodoro timer. 

Productiveness Instruments I am At present Utilizing

StayFocusd is a Chrome extension that I’ve used for years each time I really feel like I am falling into the unhealthy behavior of chasing rabbit holes on the web. StayFocusd lets me specify the websites that I wish to block from myself or restrict my time spent viewing them. After specifying the websites and the period of time I will permit myself on them, a countdown timer seems each time I view these websites. The timer resets each 24 hours. 

Pomofocus is a job timer that’s primarily based on the Pomodoro methodology of getting issues executed. On Pomofocus I create an inventory of duties then begin the timer. Every job is allotted 25 minutes (you may modify that). After 25 minutes there’s a 5 minute break timer that robotically seems. After the break the following job timer seems. 

Different Productiveness Instruments

Dayboard is a free Chrome extension that opens your day by day to-do record each time you open a brand new tab in Chrome. While you open a brand new tab for the primary time Dayboard will seem and ask you to enter your to-do record for the day. After creating your to-do record for the remainder of the day everytime you open a brand new tab you will note your record. You’ll be able to place a checkmark subsequent to gadgets as you full them.

FlashTabs is a free Chrome extension that can show flashcards everytime you open a brand new Chrome tab. The factor that I like about FlashTabs is that it’s simple to create your individual flashcards to have displayed in your new tabs.

Google Maintain might be a superb to-do record and reminder device. You’ll be able to shade code notes, make lists, and share notes. Google Maintain reminders might be set to pop-up in your desktop or cellular gadget. My video embedded under illustrate the options of Google Maintain reminders.

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