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What to do if a teacher finds a student like those with a social anxiety disorder?

What to do if a teacher finds a student like those with a social anxiety disorder?

Social anxiety: For kids, counseling with school guidance counselor to apply behavior techniques through gradual exposure and response prevention. ...Read more

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Can college teachers/professors force students to wear surgical masks to prevent flu?

Can college teachers/professors force students to wear surgical masks to prevent flu?

No but: If you want your teacher on your side, then indulging them in their experiments some times might pay off. From a medical side, if its running ramped in your class, you might than him for creating a comfortable environment for you to protect yourself from others getting you sick by wearing a mask. Still quite common in asia for people to wear masks today to protect them from airborne diseases.. ...Read more

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What are the pros/cons of Suboxone treatment? What's the success% w/therapy/counseling. I'm a student/teacher will I be able to function during treatment?

What are the pros/cons of Suboxone treatment? What's the success% w/therapy/counseling. I'm a student/teacher will I be able to function during treatment?

Detox with/without: If this is your first time trying to quit with medical assistance, you will learn from the experience. Hopefully this will be your first and last time. You can try detox without suboxone. It won't be as comfortable, but maybe that's what will help you stay sober? That is the main pro and con of suboxone. It is all about making this the last time. Do you know how you learn best? Does pain help? ...Read more

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What should a teacher watch out for if a student in his class has diabetes.?

What should a teacher watch out for if a student in his class has diabetes.?

Depends on age: First, the child with diabetes should be treated like all other kids and not be socially isolated or pointed out in any way. The principal issue would be too much Insulin which would cause a low sugar faint. If this happens, the child needs a sweet liquid (not diet) like cola to get the sugar back. Diabetes out of control will cause inattention, lethargy but is not immediately dangerous. ...Read more

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I'm a teacher. Will shouting or getting angry at my students affect my unborn baby? Nborn students I'm

I'm a teacher. Will shouting or getting angry at my students affect my unborn baby? Nborn students I'm

Maybe: According to Emory University study in psychiatry on strees and pregnancy

Prenatal stress and perinatal outcomes—Maternal stress and anxiety during pregnancy has been associated with:

*shorter gestation & higher incidence of preterm birth *smaller birth weight and length
*increased risk of miscarriage ...Read more

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I am a high-school teacher. What do I tell my students about "blue waffle disease"?

I am a high-school teacher. What do I tell my students about "blue waffle disease"?

That is a myth: There is no disease by that name or that causes the purported symptoms. There are however other very real sexually transmitted diseases like HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, warts, and others that can cause serious life long problems. ...Read more

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My five year blacked out and beated up 3 students and 3 teachers. She cried for 3 and half hours straight. No one could calm her down. What do I do?

My five year blacked out and beated up 3 students and 3 teachers. She cried for 3 and half hours straight. No one could calm her down. What do I do?

Seek help: It sounds like your child is in crisis. I would take him/her to the pediatrician right away. It's not clear what you meant by "blacking out" but this is not typical behavior and may mean that your child is struggling with physical and/or mental health problems. ...Read more

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In medical school, how many students are there in a class? Can you ask questions during a class? And do you have a separate teacher to help you?

It varies a lot: Some of the basic science courses in medical school are taught to the entire class at the same time in a large auditorium. Others are in small groups of ten or so. In these classes there is a lot of give and take between the students and instructor. In my experience, questions were always encouraged and generally, the better the teacher, the more questions that are asked. ...Read more

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Iam a teacher and how can I make my add student learn and keep her on task (8th grade math class)

Tips for teachers: Add is very common and there are lots of resources. The chadd. Org webise has an excellent handout of prractical classroom interventions for teachers. It should not be hard to find once you go their website - you will be pleased with the abundance of resources they have. ...Read more

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I m a 30tr old teacher and gay and some of my students came to knw about this. Now I feel little low and bad. I don't knw how to face them and world.

I m a 30tr old teacher and gay and some of my students came to knw about this. Now I feel little low and bad. I don't knw how to face them and world.

Be proud, be yourself: I understand there is a huge cultural difference between the US and Kuwait. Things were not always this way in the US but my daughter has an openly gay teacher and she and her classmates think it's cool!
There's nothing wrong with being gay; be yourself!
By being open about it and setting an example you will teach them tolerance and acceptance.
That could be the most important lesson you teach! ...Read more

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As a teacher, how do I take care of a student with diabetes or asthma in school?

As a teacher, how do I take care of a student with diabetes or asthma in school?

Learn warning signs:: Diabetes-"out of it", jittery, inattentive, unsteady, shaky hands - can mean hypoglycemia (an emergency); running to the bathroom a lot - possibly out of control diabetes. Rapid breathing, fruity smell - possible DKA (an emergency).

Asthma - out of breath, gasping - possible emergency. ...Read more

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My 5 yr old sees 2 therapist and she is having crying epsiodes that last for atleast 4 hours. She's also hitting students and teachers and blacking out?

My 5 yr old sees 2 therapist and she is having crying epsiodes that last for atleast 4 hours. She's also hitting students and teachers and blacking out?

Children are mirrors: Sorry to say this, but behavioral problems in chidden are often a reflection of parental behaviors or possibly other stressors in their environment. The connection with the mother is usually the most influential. The mother's life condition is very often reflected in the child's behavior. So it would be helpful to act how you want your child to act. ...Read more

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I got asked by a student if I have ADHD, how can I know? My teachers and parents haven't pointed anything out to me..

I got asked by a student if I have ADHD, how can I know? My teachers and parents haven't pointed anything out to me..

Please discuss with: Your doctor. There are evaluation symptom scales that they can review with you and then let you know if you have ADD/ADHD or not. ...Read more

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My daughter is a straight b student but can she have add the teacher say she take long to so work and talk to much and be defiant can she have add?

My daughter is a straight b student but can she have add the teacher say she take long to so work and talk to much and be defiant can she have add?

Yes, if her behavior: Harmfully impacts her daily functioning, obtain vanderbilt parent & teacher rating scales from her pediatrician for diagnostic evaluation for adhd & comorbid disorders (e.g., anxiety, depression, learning disabilities or oppositional-defiant disorder). If adhd is confirmed. See chadd. Org for multimodal treatment (e.g., medication management, behavioral therapy & environmental manipulations). ...Read more

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I'm a teacher. Yesterday, I was sitting.1 student walked by me &accidentally hit my head's back (left side)with her elbow. My head's back hurt&I instantly felt nauseous. Still feel nauseous&the pain where the head was hit. Is it concussion? How to treat it?

I'm a teacher. Yesterday, I was sitting.1 student walked by me &accidentally hit my head's back (left side)with her elbow. My head's back hurt&I instantly felt nauseous. Still feel nauseous&the pain where the head was hit. Is it concussion? How to treat it?

Head Injury: It is apparent you sustained a head injury and might have had a mild concussion without loss of consciousness. Most injuries like this do not need any treatment and one feels normal after few hours. But if the headache and nausea/vomiting persist you should go to ER and get it checked and may need a Cat Scan to rule out Subdural Hematoma ...Read more

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I need to know about sex. Can I ask any teacher?

I need to know about sex. Can I ask any teacher?

See below: Look, child - you can ask any trusted adult - a teacher, parent, family member, older friend, doctor, nurse, etc. ...Read more

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How can I tell a male teacher about "female issues"?

How can I tell a male teacher about "female issues"?

Who's forcing you?: In most schools, if you have a problem you have a choice. In any 21st century community, you should have access to someone with whom you feel comfortable, including some one of your own gender. ...Read more

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How do I tell my teacher that I stole the exam for my frat?

Be honest: Be honest, be aware you broke the law, take the examination in a honest way, your teacher my forgive you, if you promise never to repeat again. ...Read more

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How do I discuss with my teacher that I stole the exam answers?

Confess: Confess to your teacher that your broke the law, take the exam the honest way, promise never to repeat this again, he may forgive you, if does not be prepared to accept the punishment. ...Read more

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My teacher said that she lost her eyesight from yelling at people. Is it possible?

My teacher said that she lost her eyesight from yelling at people. Is it possible?

No: A few rare things might simultaneously cause sight changes during yelling but these are very unlikely. This sound more like a manipulative aspect of your teacher to get you or your classmates to behave under the threat of her being harmed if she has to yell. ...Read more

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Can you tell me signs that children have mental health problems that teachers can look for?

Can you tell me signs that children have mental health problems that teachers can look for?

There are multiple: Signs for teachers to pay attention to: fatigue, social isolation, sadness, writing about worries, distractibility, poor concentration, sudden change in grades, anxiety, fears, to name a few. ...Read more

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I'm a teacher with lots of germy kids. What's the best way to stay healthy in the classroom?

I'm a teacher with lots of germy kids. What's the best way to stay healthy in the classroom?

Teach handwashing: There is no better and simpler way to prevent transmission of disease than washing hands with soap and water. Not only tell the kids to do it but also show them how to do it yourself. When they start getting colds and flu, make sure they know how to avoid touching their faces and to cough into their sleeves plus wash hands well. ...Read more

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I'm currently taking up my pre med but still cant decide what to specialize in. My teachers kept asking me. Help? Suggestions?

Don't answer: U r right if u favor anything now u may start ignoring some subjects it may lower ur score things may change with time ...Read more

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What to do if I have to think of a weird word for homework don't ask why, my honors enlgish 9 teacher is crazy! Any weird words?

What to do if I have to think of a weird word for homework don't ask why, my honors enlgish 9 teacher is crazy! Any weird words?

How about: Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis? It is too long to fit on one line. It is a lung disease. Good luck! ...Read more

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My child is 12 she is very poor in studies and completely blank in class. Her teacher suggested for counciling. Does she need counciling?

My child is 12 she is very poor in studies and completely blank in class. Her teacher suggested for counciling. Does she need counciling?

Adhd vs depression: The child needs a thorough medical evaluation with your PCP before relying on a teacher to diagnose your child. For instance, allergies could disrupt our child's sleep leading to poor school performance. ...Read more

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My son teacher is saying that he has a hard time following instructions in class, and I should Check it out, he's only 9, what should I do?

My son teacher is saying that he has a hard time following instructions in class, and I should Check it out, he's only 9, what should I do?

Psychologist: A Psychologist is trained to test and evaluate your child, and your child's learning abilities, and to then make recommendations as to appropriate treatment providers. Ask your Pediatrician for referral to appropriate specialists. ...Read more

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It have been 2 years I can't concentrate with teacher in class and complete homework at house. A little homework takes forever! What is the problem?

It have been 2 years I can't concentrate with teacher in class and complete homework at house. A little homework takes forever! What is the problem?

Talk to your: Primary care physician to r/o attention deficit disorder. They will give you a questionnaire and a history and physical. There is a specific criteria from the american psychiatric association for the diagnosis. A good primary care doctor could do the initial screening and even start treatment if necessary. There is treatment for adhd. Good luck. ...Read more

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I get nervous every time I have to do an oral exam with my teacher and waiting till the day of the oral exam makes me nervous what can I do to stop it?

I get nervous every time I have to do an oral exam with my teacher and waiting till the day of the oral exam makes me nervous what can I do to stop it?

Normal response: Being nervous before something important is normal and will fuel you with the motivation to succeed. Deep, slow breathing and pausing before answering may help. ...Read more