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Sample Lessons – Self-Management (SM)

Sample "Self-Management" lessons for various learner levels, plus a classroom video and accompanying viewing guide.

TIF-Lens Series: “Zoom In” on Self-Management (SM)

TIF-Lens Webinars and Workshops provide hands-on practice using the A-C-E-S process to integrate TIF (Transitions Integration Framework) skills from the targeted category.

COVID-19 Lessons: Self-Management

The COVID-19 outbreak presents an unprecedented opportunity to help our students develop TIF (Transitions Integration Framework) skills as they try to understand everything that is going on. Here are a few of the ways that we can help our learners practice Self-Management skills.

LearningExpress Library

This online library is a comprehensive collection of resources geared towards helping adults achieve their education and career goals. It covers topics such as job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED test prep, and more.

Managing Stress to Improve Learning

The Managing Stress to Improve Learning project by the New England Literacy Resource Center strives to share resources, activity ideas, routines, and research that will help teachers empower their students to manage their stress in order to better focus on learning.


Schoology is a Learning Management System that enables students to practice a variety of Self-Management and digital literacy skills, and enables teachers to create courses, organize materials and resources in folders, provide easy access to links, create assignments, and set up discussion boards.


Trello is an app used for collaboration and project management, allowing users to create virtual boards to manage their workflow, and then customize those boards by adding lists and cards. Users can also attach files, checklists, and comments to the cards, as well as sharing their boards. A student working on her Adult Diploma, for example, could create a board and share it with her teachers in order to get virtual feedback and support.