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Posts tagged with "stress"

Posted by Valentine Burr on Apr 05, 2013

A colleague recently alerted us to Renée Dinnerstein's blog Investigating Choice Time: Inquiry, Exploration, and Play. It's a lovely blog, which we recommend exploring. Her most recent posts are also focused on testing and so we thought it fitting to highlight. We're linking to the post titled "Tears!" in which ...

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Posted by Valentine Burr on Apr 02, 2013

One of the most pernicious outcomes of the current testing climate is the degree of stress shouldered by students. Anxiety becomes a fog that creeps into every nook of some school buildings. Principles are anxious about their school's performance, which may impact funding or even school closure; and teachers increasingly ...

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Posted by Valentine Burr on Dec 11, 2012

The last two mornings in my home have been chaotic. I have two boys, 7 and 9, and while the morning rush to get off to school is never simple, this week has started full of tears and drama. The holiday season is upon us... We're all slightly under the ...

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Posted by Pamela M. Jones on Jul 31, 2012

In a word, stress can be insidious! While many of us use small amounts of stress as a motivating factor, in large doses it can wreak havoc on our minds, bodies, and spirits. Perhaps you've heard people say to you, "Don't stress!" To that, we often say, "Sure, that makes ...

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