High school can be very busy. But the adult world can be even busier. So it’s important to start teaching your teen how to manage his time now. He’ll enjoy immediate benefits such as: Reduced anxiety when projects are due in school or test dates are approaching, Increased responsibility and independence, Better decision-making skills, More time for family and friends ,Better performance at work and school, More opportunities to relax and unwind. Steps you can take to teach your teen essential time management skills: Model good time management habits, give your teen time management tools, encourage your teen to write down his schedule, encourage your teen to develop a routine.