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    I am finding it so unfair because teachers are choosing their favorites according to test scores, eg this boy in my class got the highest so every teacher loves him. I dont get any attention since i am struggling, what should i do.

    Yeah, it's the same with my school(including the whole education system).

    You just have to prove your teachers wrong! You can figure out what is going on, make sure you read ahead so you can understand it fully and just do anything in your power to prove your teachers that you are possible of getting great grades too.

    (Original post by Freshstart123)
    I am finding it so unfair because teachers are choosing their favorites according to test scores, eg this boy in my class got the highest so every teacher loves him. I dont get any attention since i am struggling, what should i do.
    Its hard to see what you mean. Do you mean teaching time?

    If you feel others are getting more attention than you (I mean a lot more) then talk to your head of year or your parents. I might talk to the teacher first and actually ask for their help so I experienced their refusal.

    Go out of your way to ask them for their help. Talk to them occasionally, make them actually like you. Then they will be more inclined to help, rather than seeing you as just another student who doesn't like/care about their subject.

    everyone has favourites, even your parents - it's human
    ofc they favour the smart guy - he makes their job easy
    however that doesn't mean they shouldn't consciously try to give equal attention to everyone esp where it matters (teaching, parenting)

    you should go up to them and ask them for help, they can't not help you or they'll get in trouble. don't let them get paid for doing jackshit

    I think its more of a "get what you put in" sort of thing with teachers. It doesn't matter what your test score is as long as you interact in class and show the teacher that you're at least trying to understand what's happening. If you just sit in class silent the entire time and then fail an exam the teacher has no idea what you didn't understand, I'm kind of assuming you're in lower years (say year 7-11 for UK), as in sixth form classes are a lot smaller so teachers can interact with everyone in the same lesson and everyone gets something from it.
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