Don't Stress Out!!!!!
Know the difference in stresses!
Acute Stress- severe, intense stress resulting from exposure to such trauma as abuse or violence.Chronic Stress- high stress sustained over time.
Causes of stress in Students
Some of the common causes are:
-Lack of utilities
-Abuse (a major stressor)
Did you Know!!!!!! Disciplinary measures grow harsher as income decreases?!?
Long Term Effects of Stress
A child who has been exposed to long term stressors exhibits...-Impulsivity (can be diagnosed as ADHD)
-Increased sense of detachment and hopelessness over time
-Increased aggressive behaviors (talking back, less tools in toolbox, inappropriate body language).
-Insidious effect on student engagement.
-Impares attention and concentration
-Reduces motivation and effort.
How do we help students cope??? Because it can be helped!!
2) Provide more opportunities for control.
3) Give students a voice in their classroom experience.