Task initiation is the ability to independently start a task without procrastination. Task initiation also includes acting without the need of constant reminders or supervision, allowing students to proactively address their assignments.
Task initiation is an essential part of time management and organization as it helps develop independence and curtails procrastination. Issues with task initiation creates frustration for both students and educators as the tasks become less enjoyable and require more time. Developing task initiation enables students to efficiently and independently tackle assignments.