What happens if a teacher loses your phone?
Yes, the teacher or the school is responsible to return your phone or pay for it if it is a public school. In this situation, your phone was seized by an authority and the authority has a duty to keep it safe for you. I am not sure how she could lose the phone before the end of class.
How do you ask a professor not to fail?
Simply prepare for and respectfully ask, preferably in person, immediately after the test or as soon as possible, for a retake because you were basically ill for the test and feel you could do much better. Some professors are able to accommodate this sometimes but if not it is a hard lesson to learn from for next time.
What to do if your students are failing?
You could accept the harder pathBreak the work into parts.Look for place where students made the same mistake and target it.Provide a targeted study guide.Give a different version of the test.Hold a study session for this skill and then re-give the test.Have them study by correcting their mistakes on their test.
Why do students have lack of motivation?
Students do not believe that their efforts will improve their performance. Students are demotivated by the structure and allocation of rewards. Students do not perceive the classroom climate as supportive. Students have other priorities that compete for their time and attention.