Hmmm, assessment time...
Oh, it's so hard, I cant understand, I don't have time, this takes a lot of time, so many assessments, I don't know which one to do first, etc... Can you please extend the due date?
Hold on a second, how about this approach? I am sure you all can do it.
One of the habits of highly effective people. "Be proactive" (Stephen Covey)
"Be proactive and take responsibility for your choices".