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Beth Lakin
Beth Lakin

Beth Lakin is a high school teacher in Colorado.

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Supporting Students in Managing Their Anxieties

by | 3.29.19

I used to be a teacher who didn’t fully understand when students told me about their stress levels. Students would say, “I’m so stressed out about ____,”  (fill in the blank with just about anything!) and I’d respond, “Well, just make sure you study!” or “Make sure you take care of yourself.” I didn’t perceive anything worrisome – I just thought, “A little stress is normal, and they’ll get over it.”

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