Record: Embse, N., & Hasson, R. (n.d.). Test Anxiety and High-Stakes Test Performance Between School Settings: Implications for Educators. Preventing School Failure: Alternative Education for Children and Youth, 180-187. 1,798 more words
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Record: Hill, K., & Wigfield, A. (n.d.). Test Anxiety: A Major Educational Problem And What Can Be Done About It. The Elementary School Journal, 105-105. Retrieved April 17, 2015. 5,001 more words
Exam time. Just those words alone are enough to get my blood pressure up.
As I mentioned in a previous post, I am actually not a full-time student, I am what the University calls a “special student.” Which is a polite way of saying “student who kinda messed up the first time around, and is now back taking courses to prepare for a Masters in a program they didn’t actually do the necessary undergraduate course work in.” Or at least that’s actually what it means in my case. 1,394 more words
This piece is from a mother/daughter memoir we’ve been working on for a number of years.
My daughter took her first round of SAT’s. Before delivering her to the site where hordes of anxious adolescents stood by padlocked doors waiting access to this barbaric rite of passage, we argued about food. 682 more words