Everyone feels a little nervous and stressed before a test. And a touch of nervous anticipation can actually help keep you at peak performance. But for some people, this normal anxiety is more intense.
Your child went to class, completed homework, and studied. He or she arrived at the exam confident about the material. But if he or she has test anxiety, a type of performance anxiety, taking the test is the most difficult part of the equation.
Helping Your Child Succeed in School is a booklet that provides parents with information, tools and activities they can use in the home to help their child develop the skills critical to academic success.
Most students experience some level of anxiety during an exam. However, when anxiety begins to affect exam performance it has become a problem.
What Causes Test Anxiety?
Lack of preparation as indicated by:
cramming the night b...