When exams start creeping up on us, most students begin to feel overwhelmed and anxious. Exams are there to grade how well students perform under pressure while lacking normal resources such as books, notes, and a phone. They also tend to cause students to stress, have anxiety attacks, and constantly worry about failing. We’ve all been there, so here’s ten ways to help you deal/relieve stress.
Classrooms rely on paper for everything from worksheets, to textbooks, to standardized tests. Teachers hand out hundreds of papers a week, and students throw away dozens. Because the average American wastes other resources daily without batting an eye, most don’t realize the strain wasting so much paper will put on the environment. While recycling is a highly suggested option, paper can only be reused so many times before becoming useless.
Competitions have been strong for the first ten minutes of the day. A door, in the long hallway of rooms filled with fiercely smart competitors, opens and out come five students, losing, though pumped and excited. “We’re only losing by a hundred points, we got this!” They won’t let their hopes be dashed, they can win.
The school library is a place where students go to hang out, do homework, check out a book, read, or print things out. It might be the essay they forgot to print at home. It might be information for a research. It might be a picture they found on google images. Or a 3D piece for their 3D printing challenge.
Mr. Curran switched from teaching calculus to French this year when the school needed a new French teacher. Q:What is your favorite thing about teaching? …