Working with Students Who Have Anxiety
ISBN 10: 0367138689
ISBN 13: 978-0367138684
As the number of students with anxiety increases in schools and classrooms, this book serves as the go-to guide for teachers and educators who strive to provide a welcoming environment conducive to students’ learning. Working with Students Who Have Anxiety provides an accessible understanding of anxiety in its various forms, how anxiety impacts academic and social skills, and what teachers can do to create a positive climate. An exciting new resource for teachers, special educators, art specialists, and school counselors, this book covers the causes, signs, and symptoms of anxiety; includes academic, behavioral, and art-based interventions; and explores ethical and legal issues relating to students with anxiety. Filled with real-life examples, practical teaching tips, and creative advice for building connections with students, this book not only provides readers with the latest information about anxiety but also focuses on strategies to give educators the real tools they need to reduce the negative impact of anxiety in academic settings.
About the Author
Beverley H. Johns is a Learning and Behavior Consultant and Professional Fellow at MacMurray College, Jacksonville, IL, USA.
Donalyn Heise is an Art Education Consultant specializing in art for fostering resilience in students who have experienced trauma and Founder and Co-Director of Teacher Effectiveness for Art Learning (TEAL).
Adrienne D. Hunter is a pioneer in teaching art to in-crisis, at-risk, and incarcerated students and is Past President of the Special Needs in Art Education (SNAE) interest group within the National Art Education Association (NAEA).