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Managing Anxiety, Yours, And Theirs

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
6:45pm – 7:45pm


Participants will come away with specific strategies for managing their own and their students’ anxieties We will discuss topics such as: • Causes of anxiety: Lack of confidence, Lack of knowledge, lack of preparation, lack of experience, the unknown… Solutions: • Prioritize tasks (It’s not ALL vital or ALL immediate) • work with a partner or friend, seek help from a colleague, a friend, a professional, • establish and follow routines, • move (exercise), get enough rest, • consider how to change the environment to make it more effective for you, breathe, • think positive thoughts and believe in yourself, consider accommodations, laugh- esp. when you want to cry (crying is okay, too) • Managing Student Anxiety: • Give choices • Be Flexible • Listen • Share all relevant information regarding grades, assignments, policies… • Make a connection with your students Register -


Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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