In “Text Anxiety: Causes and Remedies,” Dr. Maryellen Weimer addresses the issue of test anxiety and how it affects students from kindergarten to graduate school. She presents a study that confirms the general idea that those with test anxiety have lower cumulative GPAs at the college level, but reminds us that although this is the case, tests are not going to disappear from the college landscape. 182 more words
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Here are some things that I have found helpful when working with students with test anxiety.
Initial anxiety can come from many factors, I have included a series of questions that my help get at the root of the initial anxiety. 824 more words
De-emphasize the word “TEST”. For some students simply saying the word “test” is enough to trigger a panic attack. Create a code word with your class that means the same thing such as: quiz, exam, challenge page, knowledge page, or tell me what you know today-essay. 811 more words
All students at some point in their college careers experience test anxiety. Usually it stems from being unprepared for a test due to poor time management, lack of study skills and/or insufficient preparation with the test material. 178 more words