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A list of things students who have anxiety want their teachers to know.


What Students With Anxiety Wish Teachers Understood

  1. “When I lacked in participation, it wasn’t because I didn’t care.”
  2. “I wish some teachers had compassion instead of assuming everything is an excuse.”
  3. “Please don’t make it a big deal if I leave the room.”
  4. “Calling on a student with social anxiety is a nightmare.”
  5. “I’m not lazy. I’m trying my hardest.”
  6. “I might be too scared to come to you. If you see me struggling, pleas say something.”

What would you add?

Originally published: May 4, 2017
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