learningishard: Exam anxiety
|Overcoming exam anxiety||Blogpost from evidenceintopractice|
|Mastering exam anxiety||
Comprehensive advice from a college to its own students.
|Rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT), which emphasises the dire effects on our lives of the irrational beliefs we have about ourselves, especially the “musts”, “shoulds” and “have tos”.||Students need to stop looking to produce perfection in everything.
From Padraig O'Morain writing in The Irish Times
|High School Students’ Health Suffers From Too Much Stress||Also applicable here. Homework doesn't help. Dropping a subject or a level does. From blogs.kqed.org/mindshift|
|Teachers are part of the reason students are suffering from more stress||From theguardian.com|
|A student reminds us that setting too much work is increasing their stress levels||And she doesn't even comment on the ineffectiveness of homework. From huffingtonpost.com|
|But we also care. Deeply.||Wondeful video from a high school teacher. YouTube. 4 mins|
|Advice for parents||From The American Psychological Association|
|10 Steps for Parents and Kids to Tame the Worry Monster||Blogpost from a psychologist - aimed at kids but useful for all ages. From huffingtonpost.com|
|The surprisingly small amount of therapy which can prevent teen mental health issues.||From spring.org.uk|