Beat test anxiety
Getting enough sleep and eating breakfast have long been recommended as ways to prepare for stressful testing. With Hawai'i public schools in the midst of standardized testing, here are a few other tips, from the HeartMath institute and endorsed by the American School Counselor Association:
Source: Gannett News Service
JUST FOR TEACHERS
Applications for the Honolulu Police Department's "Forensics for Teachers" course are now available.
The one-week course will run June 26-30 and offer middle and high school science teachers the opportunity to work with forensic scientists specializing in crime scene processing, DNA/serology, drugs, firearms and more. Participants will also hear guest lecturers and receive projects that can be adapted for classroom use.
For an application or more information, see www.honolulupd.org or call 529-3281. Openings are limited. The deadline to apply is Tuesday.
ON THE WEB
Hundreds of federally supported teaching and learning resources are available at www.ed.gov/free, the Web site for the Federal Resources for Educational Excellence. Learn how the U.S. Constitution was created and ratified. Or go to Amazing Space and see photos from the Hubble Space Telescope and more.