Back to School Anxiety
Education is not the learning of facts but the training of mind to think_ Albert Einstein
Transitioning back to school is always shockingly difficult, it can be hard going from the freedom of holidays to the structure of being a full-time learner. It’s 2018 and its time for learners to pack their bags and head back to school, the good news learners must remember is that there is nothing like getting a good education, it gives learners a solid foundation on which to build the rest of their lives.
It is that time of the year again…while it can be the most dreaded time of the year for some, it can also be exciting for those looking forward to a new school year. We all know that the beginning of the school year is a crucial moment for setting the tone and culture of achievement and inclusion for learning. Teachers spend a lot of time building culture in their own classrooms to make sure all students feel safe and supported on their first day.
The back to school season is upon us from classroom set up and what to do on the first day of school routine that you will want to establish during your first week.
Heading back to school can trigger anxiety in children this is because moving to a new school or beginning of school is such an unknown environment to them, as the whole family makes the transition into back to school mode there are a variety of stressors that plaque both students and parents alike, from difficult homework to strict bedtime.
The pressures of high school can be extra stressful and in this article, we highlight the reasons for that stress.
- Fear of failure
- Tougher academics and more responsible
- Social pressures
- Uncertainty about the future
- A balanced act