Will Covid Affect Spring Sports?

With many students going back to school using Kennett’s hybrid system, it might be hard to jump back into sports after being home for so long. That’s why I talked with Coach Gottstein, the varsity softball coach, about what the upcoming season might look like.

“I can definitely see the season happening,” Gottstein said, “especially with the vaccine coming out very soon to our coaching staff and teachers within the district.” She also pointed out that all players and coaches will be wearing masks during practices and games, and that luckily softball is a socially distanced sport.

You may also be wondering about how we will be able to celebrate wins with the team if we are social distancing. “Elbow bumps, air fives,” Gottstein said. “Our players are pretty silly, so I am sure they will come up with some goofy ways to celebrate big plays.”

Huddles are also a big part of being a team, but unfortunately, they will have to be distanced as well. “I have a loud voice, the girls on the team can always hear Coach from afar!” she added.

In regards to friends and family wanting to attend the games, the jury is still out on how many spectators are invited. “That is a decision for the district to make.” The stands and outfield area have plenty of room to sit, distance, and enjoy the game.

Since spring sports are mostly outdoors and the vaccine is still rolling out, things may start to look up for our spring sports teams.

— Sierra Tellman

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Women’s History Month: Profiles of Prominent Female Trailblazers Throughout History

For Women’s History Month this March, the Demon Press wants to highlight some of the female trailblazers who helped advocate for women getting the rights that they deserve. The women on this list broke barriers and helped push forward the cause of not just women’s rights, but also the rights of members of the LGBTQ+ community and people of color. Though many of these women may have faced setbacks or even been barred from pursuing their passions because of their gender, they continued to push through, and helped to move us closer to a world where future women and girls could have a life in which their gender did not stop them from pursuing their dreams.

1. Ida B. Wells: Journalist and Civil Rights Advocate

In 1892, journalist Ida B. Wells published an exposé pamphlet in which she shed light on the issue of lynching, specifically regarding white mob violence against African Americans. Though this action infuriated many in her town and caused her to be ridiculed by many white suffragettes, who ignored racial issues similar to the ones Wells advocated for, it was and still is an important document. She also helped to found the National Association of Colored Women’s Club. Though she faced many injustices because of her race and her gender, Ida B. Wells is a pivotal figure in the fight for civil rights in America.

2. Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady and Human Rights Champion

Eleanor Roosevelt is one of the most prominent figures in women’s history and was an advocate for women’s rights and civil rights. During her time as First Lady, Roosevelt revolutionized the work expected of a First Lady and promoted various social issues. She traveled across the globe and penned an almost-daily column called My Day, which she continued to write until 1962. After her husband, Franklin D. Roosevelt, died in 1945, she went on to serve as a delegate to the United Nations, and even helped to write the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. Upon the request of President John F. Kennedy, she chaired the President’s Commission on the Status of Women, a position she held from 1960 up until her death in 1963.

3. Coretta Scott King: Author and Activist

Though she is probably best-known by most for her husband, Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King was a leading figure in her own right in many social justice movements, specifically the Civil Rights movement of the 1960’s. She also founded the King Center, which aims to keep the legacy of her late husband alive. Aside from her work as a civil rights champion, she was also a skilled musician, and she would often incorporate this skill into her advocacy. She authored 3 books in her lifetime and has received over 60 honorary doctorate degrees.

4. Bella Abzug: Congresswoman and Feminist Advocate

Bella Abzug, nicknamed ‘Battling Bella’ for her tenacious spirit, was a politician, anti war activist, and champion of the women’s liberation movement. She helped to found the Women Strike for Peace organization and the National Women’s Political Caucus. Abzug is often associated with her hats, which she wore at most, if not all, public appearances. The origins of this habit, according to Abzug herself, are that, “When I was a young lawyer, I would go to people’s offices and they would always say: ‘Sit here. We’ll wait for the lawyer.’ Working women wore hats. It was the only way they would take you seriously. After a while, I started liking them. When I got to Congress, they made a big thing of it. So I was watching. Did they want me to wear it or not? They didn’t want me to wear it, so I did.”

5. Gloria Steinem: Journalist and Feminist Leader

Gloria Steinem is one of the most prominent and iconic leaders of the 2nd wave of feminism. Before she was on the forefront of the 1960s/70s feminist movement, Steinem was a journalist—one of her most notable works being an exposé on working conditions for Playboy bunnies. She founded notable feminist magazine Ms. in 1972 and has written multiple books.

6. Marsha P. Johnson: LGBTQ+ Rights Activist

Marsha P. Johnson was one of the most prominent and influential figures in the fight for LGBTQ+ rights during the 20th century. Johnson was transgender and also performed as a drag queen. She first came to be known in the public eye in 1969, when she was a key figure in the Stonewall riots, which is considered by many to be the moment that sparked the fight for equal rights for members of the LGBT community. She, along with fellow advocate Sylvia Rivera, helped to found STAR (Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries), which aimed to help transgender youth, specifically surrounding the issue of homelessness. During the HIV/AIDS crisis of the 1980s, Johnson was an advocate, attending protests and ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) meetings.

7. Sonia Sotomayor: Supreme Court Justice

Sonia Sotomayor became the third woman and first Hispanic and Latina person to become a justice on the United States Supreme Court in 2009. After being raised by a single mother in a housing project in the Bronx, she went on to receive her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and her juris doctorate from Yale Law School. Sotomayor worked as a prosecutor when, in 1997, she was nominated by then-President Bill Clinton to serve in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. In January of 2021, she swore in Kamala D. Harris, the first woman and person of color to hold the office of Vice President.

8. Geraldine Ferraro: Vice Presidential Candidate

In 1984, Geraldine Ferraro became the first woman to be nominated for national office by a major political party when she was nominated to run for Vice President along with Democratic presidential candidate Walter Mondale. Though she and her running mate lost their bid for the White House, she still remains an important figure in women’s history. About her loss in the 1984 election, she has stated that, “Throwing Ronald Reagan out of office at the height of his popularity, with inflation and interest rates down, the economy moving, and the country at peace, would have required God on the ticket, and She was not available!” Before her stint as Vice-Presidential nominee, Ferraro worked as a criminal prosecutor and then a U.S. Representative from New York’s 9th Congressional District.

— Blake Ciresa

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Pandemic Perspectives: How the Vaccine Works

A lot has changed about how we view the COVID-19 virus since last March, and with so much misinformation spreading everywhere, it can be difficult to stay up to date on the pandemic. To try to get a better understanding of the science behind COVID-19, I sat down with biodefense consultant Jenny Withoff.

Interviewee Biography: Jenny Withoff is a biodefense biosecurity consultant, where she works on infectious disease control. She previously worked as a veterinarian, after receiving her doctorate in Veterinary Sciences from the University of Pennsylvania in 1997. Due to her background working with animals, it is no surprise that she also is an animal lover: she owns two German Shepherds, three cats, and several chickens. Additionally, she works as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, where she teaches a course called ‘One Health: Animals, People and the Environment—Interactions and Implications for Global Health Security.’ Aside from her career as a scientist/veterinarian/professor, she enjoys traveling and solving puzzles. She also happens to be my aunt!

• Can you tell us a little bit about the work you do?

JW: So I work in biodefense, which means we are trying to prepare countries and governments and private entities for anything that can happen related to the field of biology. So it could be a natural disease outbreak or something intentional. Basically, we are just trying to prepare
everyone for potential infectious disease outbreaks.

• There’s been a lot of talk about the new variants that are spreading – what risk do they pose? How do they differ from the original variant?

JW: Some variants differ significantly from the original virus, and others differ by just one amino acid chain. If you look at the structure of the virus, it’s a really, really tiny component—just one amino acid change makes a variant. Bacteria viruses are good at changing—their goal is to keep themselves alive, so they change a lot. Some viruses change more than others, and Coronavirus isn’t one that changes the most. Influenza would actually be the one that changes more than any of the rest of them, but as far as being a risk going forward, so far it looks like the vaccines are very capable of handling the variants we’re seeing come out.

• Was the United States well prepared to combat this virus before it spread?

JW: I think we could have been way better prepared—the whole world could’ve been better prepared. So I don’t think it was just a U.S. problem. We’ve been talking about coronaviruses in particular for probably a good 20 years, and the problems it causes. Because we have seen them emerge in the past, with things like SARS-1, we knew that coronaviruses were going to be a problem. The issue is that it’s hard to convince people to spend money on things that really haven’t affected the global economy in the past. I think that overall we could’ve done a better job, but I think that everyone across the board could have, as well.

• Can you summarize how the vaccine works?

JW: The COVID-19 vaccine is different from normal ones we are used to. To make it a little bit easier to digest, we’ve just taken a little snippet of the way the virus is structured, and basically, we found that this is very effective in creating an immune response. With the older vaccines, it was a little bit of a longer process to develop, because we actually had to grow the viruses, and produce them in other ways, which is a very long and labor-intensive process. The fact that we can take just a little snippet of the genetic material, the mRNA in particular, is pretty amazing. The immune response that we’ve created with this particular process mirrors all of the older processes, it has just taken a shorter amount of time to do.

• I know that you recently just got the vaccine – what was that experience like for you? Did you feel any side effects?

JW: I am fully vaccinated—I had my second dose of the vaccine in January, which means my immune system is ready to face the virus! I would have to say that, compared to vaccines I’ve had in the past, the response really wasn’t any different. I had maybe a bit more arm soreness than with other vaccines, but beyond that, I really had no reaction. Some people have felt a little flu-like: they felt a little more tired and feverish after their second dose of the vaccine in particular, but it’s only lasted a day or two, and everyone has been feeling okay after taking normal anti-inflammatories to alleviate symptoms.

• What do you think is the most likely timeline for everything going back to “normal,” at least somewhat?

JW: I feel that by the end of the summer we should be in a really good position to have events and just a general sense of normalcy. We’ll likely be able to go to school, be around others—we should have enough people vaccinated and have herd immunity by that point, so we can feel a
little more comfortable with going in public. I don’t know if mask mandates will go away before or after that, but we should at least have enough people that are immune to the virus that it will be okay for us to go out again, and feel comfortable that we’re protected in doing so.

• How much do you think the vaccine will help stop the spread of the virus? Around how many people will need to get vaccinated for the United States to reach herd immunity?

JW: I think we’re probably looking at 80-85% of the population that needs to be vaccinated or have a previous infection. This statistic is high compared to other viruses because of how contagious this virus is. That’s a lot of people, but we do have a lot of people who have been previously infected. The vaccine rollout is going a little bit slower than we would have hoped—there are supply chain issues and the weather has not been helpful at all.

• Hypothetically, if enough people don’t get the vaccine, what would the effects of that be?

JW: It will definitely take longer for things to get better if that happens. I do think we’re definitely going to be dealing with coronaviruses for a while. I think we might be headed down the path where we need to vaccinate on a yearly basis, much like influenza—everyone gets the flu shot every year because it mutates so often. I think that, for at least the next couple of years, we’ll need to keep up booster shots for the coronavirus.

— Blake Ciresa

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The Year of Widespread Uncertainty

Similar to the horrible 9/11 attack on the Twin Towers, Americans can vividly picture their whereabouts on March 13th, 2020. It was truly a turning point for the country as a whole. Besides the pandemic itself, the 13th portended widespread political and financial uncertainty. School children were sent home without supplies, and employees were excused from coming in to work. The streets of every major city in America were desolate. Masks were reserved only for healthcare professionals, and everyone chanted, “stop the spread.” Little did we know that a year later, “real life” would still not ba reality.

I remember sitting in my eighth-grade language arts class with my Teacher, Mrs. MacNamara. Everyone was so excited for an extended spring break. That same day, one kid, in particular, came into class wearing a cosplay gas mask; everyone laughed. If that happened today, people would be offended.

As we approach the anniversary of March 13th, the significance of the artificial environment we’ve created to keep the public safe will resonate. A whole year of our lives has been depleted of normal social events and human interaction. Although teachers are working hard to engage students, virtual school is dull and it’s hard to focus. At times, it feels like my eyeballs are falling out of my head from staring at a computer screen constantly.

Binge-eating comfort food is more commonly accepted than ever before. People have labeled this unhealthy habit the “COVID-15″ weight gain. This is a direct connection to the “freshman fifteen,” which is a result of overeating your first year in college. Mental health has also taken a turn for the worst. Children and adults feel trapped indoors and unvalued. Extensions of these lockdowns are infringing on the hope of normal life. But we can and will continue to strive forward. The anniversary of March 13th is a reminder of what we had and what we have endured as a society. I start each day in a positive headspace and make the best of what I have.

Yet, we need more, and hopefully we can begin to move towards “normal” soon.

— Paige Smagala

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What Exactly is Poetry?

Poem; noun: “A piece of writing that partakes of the nature of both speech and song that is nearly always rhythmical, usually metaphorical, and often exhibits such formal elements as meter, rhyme, and stanzaic structure.” This is the standard definition of poetry found in the Oxford Dictionary. Yet, like most art, poetry does not always abide by expectations. Like many poets, I struggle to define what exactly poetry is. Is it when words become an ocean, waves of emotion crashing onto the reader? Or perhaps poetry is simply a bowl of letters squished together to form a jumble of words. However you define poetry, I think most can agree that it is a beautiful form of art. The first poem dates back to the third millennium B.C.E. in ancient Mesopotamia,author unknown. It was called The Epic of Gilgamesh. Many Kennett students are familiar with this tale, but for those of you who have not yet read it, the story follows a Sumerian king named Gilgamesh as he slays monsters with his best friend Enkidu while also searching for immortality. You start to notice that the Epic of Gilgamesh does not follow the standard form of poetry, with all the text on one side, rhyme and rhyme being present. The tale is considered to be an epic poem. Poetry does not need to have rhythm or be very long. In fact, Muhammad Ali’s poem is considered to be one of the shortest poems written, consisting of only two words: “Me We.” It just goes to show that there are many forms of poetry. If you would like to know more, check out this article on poetic form. In the end, poetry is simply a form of art and can be interpreted however you see fit.

What to learn more about Gilgamesh? Check out this video: The Epic of Gilgamesh: Crash Course World Mythology

Here are some videos to help you write amazing poems:

The poet who painted with his words

The pleasure of poetic pattern

Become a slam poet in five steps

What makes a poem…a poem?

— Maya Ross

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Black History Month: “Pay it No Mind”

Marsha P. Johnson

It was a quiet night at the Stonewall Inn. So quiet something was bound to happen. A few days before, police had raided the bar, arresting LGBTQ+ people and confiscating illegal liquor. Once again, on June 27, 1969, police began to target and use excessive force against employees, drag queens and anyone who didn’t fit the status quo. But many people were tired of this unjust treatment, and so they raised their voices. One of those voices belonged to Marsha P. Johnson. Johnson was born Malcolm Michaels, Jr., in Elizabeth, New Jersey, on August 24, 1945, to a Christian family. It is said that she would often switch between the two names until finally settling on Marsha P. Johnson. She quickly left her home town after high school, as both her parents and town discouraged being queer. But life would not get any better. Johnson faced poverty, homelessness, and became a prostitute to make ends meet in New York City. She soon found solace in drag and became a renowned figure, helping struggling and homeless LGBTQ+ teens. Johnson was also a successful drag queen with the NYC drag theatre company known as Hot Peaches. “I was no one… until I became a drag queen… that’s what made me in the world,” Johnson said in a 1992 interview. She was known for her straightforwardness, along with her extravagant hats and elegant jewelry. The “P” in her name stood for “pay it no mind,” a phrase she would often say those who felt the need to pry about her gender. At age 24, at the Stonewall Inn, Johnson was one of the first people to fight back against the police. But the movement soon shifted towards white cisgender men and women, leaving transgender and people of color out of the picture. In spite of this, Johnson and her friend Sylvia Rivera founded the Street Transvestite* Action Revolutionaries, or STAR. It provided a safe place for homeless youth across the country and would continue its work until the 1970s. Tragically, Johnson’s body was found in the Hudson River off the West Village Piers on July 6, 1992. She was 46. It was deemed a suicide by the police, but everyone knew that she wasn’t suicidal. Her case was reopened in 2017. People can learn more about her and this investigation in The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson on Netflix. In the end, the progress of acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community wouldn’t have been possible without her.

— Maya Ross

*Transvestite is what Marsha called herself, as the word transgender had not yet been coined

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Black History Month: The Writer of the Civil Rights Movement

James Baldwin

Meet the civil rights writer that moved a nation through his essays and plays, who broke the norm as he discussed topics such as same sex relationships and interracial marriage. His name was James Baldwin. Born in Harlem, New York, on August 2, 1924, Baldwin’s passion for writing began at an early age, as well as his association with the church due to his stepfather. After finishing high school, he worked many jobs to support his family while also writing his novel. However, in 1948, he made the choice to move to Paris. Five years later, his debut novel Go Tell It on the Mountain, a loose biography, was published. It explored themes of representation while also having a hopeful tone for the future. His essay Notes of a Native Son came out in 1955. Once again, Baldwin dove into themes of race, class, and culture. In 1978, he published Just Above My Head, which explored same-sex relationships. He believed that sexuality isn’t as set in stone as the U.S. claimed it was, but is instead more fluid. His other works include interracial marriage. His play The Amen Corner would be on Broadway in the mid 1960s, and his 1963 novel The Fire Next Time was an assortment of essays. Its main goal was to educate white Americans by putting them in a Black person’s perspective. Emmett Till’s murder was adapted by Baldwin in Blues for Mister Charlie, which played on Broadway in 1964. Nothing Personal was published as a tribute to Medgar Evers, a civil rights leader. The assassinations of activists Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X impacted his writing, as his work became more urgent. No Names in the Street (1972) was the beginning of this change. While Baldwin wasn’t a traditional activist, he was considered one of the Civil Rights movement’s leaders. He also worked with Alec Haley during this time to write the screenplay for a film adaptation of The Autobiography of Malcolm X. He also shared his experiences as a college professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and at Hampshire College. Baldwin died on December 1, 1987, in his home at St. Paul de Vence, France. He described himself as a “witness to truth.”

Learn more about James Baldwin with this great video.

— Maya Ross

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Black History Month Profile: Amanda Gorman

At 22, Amanda Gorman is the youngest inaugural poet ever in the United States. She joins a small group of poets who have been recruited to help mark a presidential inauguration. In a year that’s beginning with a major milestone, with her appearance at the inauguration, Gorman is set to reach a much larger audience with her work. The poems Gorman writes focus on issues such as oppression, feminism, race, and marginalism.

In September, Gorman will release her debut poetry collection, also titled “The Hill We Climb,” which is aimed at teenage and adult readers and will include the inaugural poem.

As part of KTV’s Black History Month spotlight, here is a video profile of Gorman and the work she has done by Cade Verrico.

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Pandemic Perspectives: Impact on Educators

One of the professions most heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic is that of teachers and other educators. With the shift from regular school to virtual learning, and then from virtual to hybrid, it has been a difficult adjustment period for everyone involved, especially teachers. To
get a better understanding of how this crisis has impacted educators, I decided to sit down with Mr. Waite and Mr. O’Sullivan, two social studies teachers, to discuss their experiences while teaching during the pandemic.

1. Aside from the obvious fact that everything is virtual, what is the biggest difference in the way you teach during the pandemic versus how you normally would?

Mr. O’Sullivan: I’ve tried to as closely approximate virtually what I normally would be doing, but I realize that a lot of the productivity, meaning watching kids in class, is hard to do virtually. The dynamics of being with people is different – there are ways that you can connect together
that you can’t online.

Mr. Waite: I think if anything, one of the real benefits of teaching in virtual is that it has made me think more about how I teach. Even though I still lecture a lot, I’m still trying to move into doing more class discussions. I’ve stressed doing them more than I have in the past. I would agree with Mr. O’Sullivan that trying to create the classroom dynamics is difficult, and having to switch back and forth during hybrid has been an adjustment as well. I would say that we’re less changing our teaching styles than adapting and becoming more aware of things we weren’t in the past.

2. Back in March, when everything was just beginning to shut down, the way our online classes were taught was much different. What has changed in your online teaching strategy between last March and this year?

Mr. Waite: One thing I can say is that I was really worried about trying to do synchronous classes, like trying to teach each period. Looking back, I wish I did more classes on Zoom than trying to do asynchronous. Also, just the struggle of learning Schoology – it wasn’t just teaching virtually; we had to learn how to structure lessons within a block schedule. It was very painful at first, to be honest, but I think it’s put us in a better place. 

Mr. O’Sullivan: Both Mr. Waite and I had student teachers with us in March, and they were better than us at technology, which helped. I didn’t know how to use Schoology at all, and this fall was definitely a trial by fire. Elements of this virtual teaching will remain forever. I would say it’s a positive, though it hasn’t been comfortable. Things change every week.

3. How do you think this situation will affect your teaching in the future, even when everything is back to normal?

Mr. O’Sullivan: Mr. Waite and I have the benefit of also being students together. We are taking a class at West Chester University together with lots of other teachers at Kennett. We’ve been on the student side of things, which while imperfect, was a positive experience. I’ve tried to model
that, because we’ve learned as students what made classes more fun and interesting. I’m going to be more forceful with having more production in class in the future, however. Both Mr. Waite and I are very student-centric anyways, and we’ve got a lot of empathy for the kids. Teaching is an art and a science, and a lot of this technology stuff is not an art.

4. There’s been a lot going on in the news lately – what is it like having to go into class every day and keep teaching when there is so much chaos and division in the world? Is it difficult, or is it a nice escape?

Mr. Waite: I think we both pull in a lot of current events. We try to weave in a lot of what’s happening in the world, either more formally or informally just talking about it in class discussion.

Mr. O’Sullivan: The courses that I teach [Honors World Studies II and Economics] are all directly related. The election was very much about the economy, our job is to make students think about the issues, and not tell them what to think. It’s not to point fingers one way or the other, but to try to talk about it. Neither side is right, but we need to understand both sides to come to a solution. I follow the news closely, and it’s fascinating, and it is our job to share that with you guys.

5. What is something that you would like your students to know, specifically regarding virtual learning?

Mr. Waite: My non-politically correct answer would be that it stinks and it can’t replace being in the classroom. The situation is different for everybody, but in the end, we all just want to move forward. Not ignore the subject material, but to acknowledge what is going on in the world is important.

Mr. O’Sullivan: This is a remarkable time to be in education. To me, nothing is more important than my students’ well-being. My #1 goal is for my students to feel welcome and happy in this environment. That’s our job.

Portions of this interview have been edited and condensed for clarity.

— Blake Ciresa

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Procrastination and What to Do When It Arrives

As many of you are aware, procrastination is a big issue in our daily lives. In fact, a “2007 meta-analysis by University of Calgary psychologist Piers Steel, PhD, reports that 80 percent to 95 percent of college students procrastinate, particularly when it comes to doing their coursework (Psychological Bulletin, Vol. 133, No. 1),” according to the American Psychological Association. Even though this method of completing the task last minute seems unconventional, why do we continue to do it and how do we overcome it? Let’s begin with what exactly procrastination is. According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the definition of procrastination is to “put off intentionally and habitually.” People tend to come up with many reasons as to why they procrastinate. Here’s an article from Verywell Mind that lists a few reasons why we procrastinate which you might be familiar with.

Now that we have some sort of understanding of procrastination we can learn how we can overcome it. The aforementioned Verywell Mind article says that “[r]esearchers suggest that developing a schedule, carefully planning academic tasks, and improving time-management skills are all effective ways to cope with procrastination”.

– Schedules

Making a plan helps visually show what needs to be done and can help organize the work however you see fit. Don’t forget about when you need/want to complete a task, write it down. Try not to sway from your schedule. Please note that everyone is more productive at certain times. For example, I personally tend to work more in the late evening and sometimes late at night.

– Break It Down

This method is probably more useful with big projects that aren’t due until later. When we are given a big project that seems insurmountable, we tend to get stressed. Taking on bits of a project can make it feel less overwhelming and more manageable.

– Put Away That Phone

This may seem obvious, but studies have shown that even adults struggle from not looking at their phone for long periods of time. In fact, in 2019, abcNews reported that “teens spend an average of seven hours and 22 minutes on their phones a day.” So as the old saying goes: Out of sight, out of mind.

– Reward Yourself

It can be challenging to complete a task that you have absolutely no interest in. Even though getting a good grade may seem like good motivation, we’ve all had that moment of “I don’t care”. Alexander Rozental, a clinical psychologist at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and a procrastination researcher, says that breaks can count as reward, but make sure that you don’t abuse them and try to make them productive, like cleaning your room.

Want to learn more? Check out this funny Ted Talk: Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban

— Maya Ross

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