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Test Anxiety and High Stakes Test Performance Between School Settings: Implications for Educators

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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Test Anxiety: A Major Educational Problem and What Can Be Done About It

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

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Finals Freakout is in Full Effect

I will be the first person to admit that I am not the most pleasant person under pressure. I can be demanding, short tempered, bitchy, annoying, and needy. 461 more words


Dealing With Exam-Cram Anxiety

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


An Original Slam Poem - Test anxiety

in the treacherous clutches of anxiety
slowly dipped into an acidic fear
Heart beats faster than a hummingbird’s
Calm is no longer a word in my vocabulary… 136 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


Test Anxiety Haiku

I would never tell you,

But I threw up in the car.

Test anxiety.

Until we write again,

<3 Karis Elizabeth