Why Students in Schools Fail
Many students may fail a class or classes because they suffer from anxiety. Anxiety is a mental health disorder in which people have a fear that can affect them negatively in their everyday lives. Throughout different schools they don’t teach students how to reduce or completely get over your fears. Teens suffer from various anxieties such as social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, or even panic disorder. A way to improve someone’s educational experience that suffers from anxiety is to have a class for any type of anxiety on how to decrease their anxiety. Also, have everyone take it so those who suffer from it don’t feel singled out.
Adding an anxiety class to a student's schedule will help them prosper in all classes.
There are many different ways to treat anxiety in a class. You can create groups of three or four, hand out assignments and have each person present in that group. When people are in smaller groups they tend to feel more comfortable with one another. Rather than having to present in front of the whole class right away. As the weeks go by increase the group size so that by the end they feel comfortable with people and presenting. Another way to help treat anxiety is to do a breathing exercise in the beginning of class and at the end. Breathing slow tends to slow down their brain and get them relaxed. According to BU Today “ In spring 2014 that a Penn State study had found that anxiety had surpassed depression as the leading mental health issue facing college students” Anxiety has played a major role on as to why students suffer from their classes.
To get a school to realize that most of their students suffer from anxiety issues is to have the students take an anonymous survey. The survey can contain questions such as do you get nervous in front of people, do you have a fear of something that can make you lose focus, or do you have problem presenting in any class and many more. Another way is to have teachers analyze their students and look for symptoms of anxiety and take a tally on how many of their students have these symptoms. Another to way teach reducing anxiety in...