Center for Digital Learning at SUNY Geneseo

One Bite at a Time: Making your to-do list work for you

Woman biting pencil stressfully while looking at laptop screen Photo by Volodymyr Hryshchenko on Unsplash

In this second micro-workshop, Laurie Fox makes another appearance to share more of her amazing productivity tips all related to designing and sticking to a to-do list! There’s still time for these tips to get you through the rest of this semester so you can finish strong. And, of course, the info shared in this session will help you far beyond this semester and into your future at Geneseo as well as your post-grad and even professional experience.

Keep reading to find the recording and get a peak at what’s next in our micro-workshop series!


Below you’ll find the recording of Laurie’s fabulous presentation on “One Bite at a Time: Making your to-do list work for you”! We’ve included timestamps to key parts of the video to make it easier for you to access the parts you’re most interested in. Those timestamps include the following topics:

  1. Elephants never forget (making your to-do list)
  2. Making a plan (and reviewing it)
  3. How do you eat an elephant? (getting your to-do list done)
  4. Eat the frog (do the hard stuff first)
  5. Discussion/Questions

Hover your mouse over the video timeline to select the portion you’d like to jump to!

Up next!

This Friday (04/30/2021) the CDL will be featuring CDL Director, Paul Schacht, and the CDL’s Digital Humanities and Learning Coordinator, Amanda Wentworth, in a micro-workshop finalé about writing the most effective emails to professors when students need some flexibility with deadlines and due dates in a variety of circumstances. Asking for extensions can be really intimidating, but we’re here to help!

Remember, you’re going to get through this semester and you’re going to do great. We believe in you! :star2: