Graduate Degree Type
Education-School Counseling (M.Ed.)
College of Education
Research has revealed important information about test anxiety and the strategies that students can use to cope during an exam. School counselors can foster these coping strategies within students through classroom lessons. This project explores the history of high stakes testing and how this has led to students experiencing test anxiety as well as offers high school counselors a four-week lesson plan that will help ninth grade students in their first semester learn coping strategies. Strategies include mindfulness, test preparation and test taking strategies, and positive self-talk. These lessons are to be taught in classrooms as a tier 1 intervention.
Iveson, Nicholas, "Helping Students Reduce Test Anxiety for Success on Standardized Tests" (2022). Culminating Experience Projects. 187.