This article broaches the subject of student anxiety. "About one third of teenagers have an anxiety disorder and 8% are seriously impaired, studies say, but anxiety in younger children is also increasing in response to academic pressures, societal issues and increased social media use."Source:
Amelia Harper, Education DIVE, April 11, 2018Description:
"The reasons why students are facing so much anxiety these days are complex. Students face pressures and stress at home that schools can't control, and the growth of social media is viewed as a factor contributing to anxiety and depression. Some factors, however, such as homework, unrealistic schedules and bullying are within the school’s ability to manage. For example, effective communication between teachers can keep students from facing too many tests and big assignments on the same day."Read the full article here!