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    Prep For Tests Less. 3 Test Anxiety Prep For Tests Less. 3 Test Anxiety Presentation Transcript

    • Dealing with Test Anxiety
      Lesson 3
    • Tests through life
      School
      Driver’s license
      Military battery
      College admissions
      Job interviews
    • React to Tests?
      Excessive nervousness?
      Excessive sickness to your stomach?
      Before or during tests
      Lacking confidence
      Fear of failure
    • Reaction Cycles
    • Test Anxiety
      Feelings of nervousness occurring before or during a test.
      Normally caused by lack of confidence or fear of failure.
      Some anxiety is normal
      Excessive test anxiety negatively affects your memory and thinking skills.
    • Test Anxiety Symptoms
      Nervousness
      “Butterflies” in stomach
      Nausea
      Dry mouth
      Fingernail biting
      Sleeplessness
    • More Test Anxiety Symptoms
      Memory block
      Fidgeting
      Excessive talking
      Withdrawal
      Loss of appetite
      Lack of concentration
      Sweaty palms
    • And More Test Anxiety Symptoms
      Quietness
      Impatience
      Headaches
      Muscle tension
      Rapid heartbeat
      Fuzzy thinking
      Scared feeling
    • Ways to Reduce Test Anxiety
      Ask God to remove the fear
      Memorize & meditate on God’s Word
      Talk to yourself
      Be positive
      Get a drink of water
      Relax for a few minutes
      Stay confident in how God has created you
    • Build Confidence
      Practice good study habits
      Review daily
      Actively listen in class
      Take notes
      Read over lesson before class
      Manage your time
      Become test-wise
      Have a positive attitude
      Follow a schedule
      Pray regularly & faithfully
      Challenge yourself to do your “best”
    • Cramming
      Stuffing information into your head in a short period of time with the intent of remembering it long enough to pass the test
    • If You Must Cram…
      I.D. the most important material & study it well. Better to know part of the material well than all of the material only partly
      Skim & scan textbook & class notes
      Take additional notes on most difficult info
      Don’t expect total recall or understanding of everything
      Review & recite important info
      Use mnemonic memory aids
      Go to bed at reasonable time & get up early to study
    • Self-confidence
      Positive attitude
      Measure knowledge of what you know about particular portion of material at this time
      Test Prep Abilities