learningishard: Exam anxiety

Overcoming exam anxiety Blogpost from evidenceintopractice
Mastering exam anxiety

Comprehensive advice from a college to its own students.
From Athabasca University

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