Clinical anxiety is on the rise, and educators are seeing more students struggling with the pressures of school and society. Whether you have anxiety or want to advocate for others, Anxious will change your thinking and encourage you to take risks in the classroom, and always ask, What if it turns out right?
Christine Ravesi-Weinstein shares stories and strategies to help you advocate for anxious students. From her own experience as a teacher and administrator and someone with anxiety, she shows you how to:
- Recognize when anxiety causes students to avoid assignments and skip class
- Build relationships by asking questions first
- Help students understand the body-mind connection and become self-advocates
- Create safe environments with authenticity, vulnerability, and routines