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Posts tagged with: anxiety

Alex What do you think the future of education looks like for students with anxiety? And how has the global pandemic sort of changed that?  Ellen It’s really hard for me to know exactly how the global pandemic has changed...
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Alex Now, you mentioned there the kids with sort of slower processing speeds and results of anxiety with that, and then the kids with higher processing speeds and different forms of anxiety with that. What are the treatments look like?...
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Alex So your other book, Straight Talk About Psychological Testing for Kids, does a deep dive on how psychological testing works and how parents can use it to help their kids. Could you talk about this a little bit? Specifically,...
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Alex When our children are struggling with anxiety or managing learning disabilities, it can feel instinctual as parents and caregivers to jump in and fix it, to tell them it’s fine, and to use the skills we have as adults...
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I want to tell a story about a boy from my time teaching.  He was someone I didn’t really help.  He took approximately 349 AP classes, he could toss touchdowns with ease, and when he got to high school his...
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Early in my teaching career, I was stationed at a school in Stamford called King that proffered education to kids who were fairly intelligent, but really were there because they could afford the tuition. The kids typically had some “extra-curricular”...
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“Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with it” –Mahatma Ghandi I’ve been studying English literature all my life but shamefully, I’ve never really understood James Joyce. If you’ve ever opened the tome, Ulysses, it’s...
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The world has again spun itself in a frenzy over the latest round of an illness bound for inevitable endemic status in Omicron. The contemporary dialogue involves a familiar language of pandemic phrases: Booster Shots, Johnson & Johnson, Faucci, Delta,...
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By Teodora Pavkovic of Teop Coaching The recent revelations about social media’s potential negative impact on young people’s mental health has everyone stirring – not just Facebook’s Head of Safety. In a series of investigative articles released over the last...
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By Willa Flax of Thriveworks Entering the new school year, whether grade school, high school, college, or beyond, one thing is certain, the trepidations surrounding the coronavirus are ever-present. Whether through friends and family members or school and (social) media...
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