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Stress Can Be Contagious
As we enter the last phase of the educational year and start preparing the students for the STAAR assessments, teachers, please remember that the children feed off us. If we display how stressed we are during preparations, their emotions will surely follow. Be persistent but be calm. No one performs well under stress.
Quentin Chavis Sr. teaches fifth- through eighth-grade science at Mainland Preparatory Academy in La Marque.