School Made Easier A Kid's Guide to Study Strategies and Anxiety-Busting Tools by Wendy L. Moss, Robin A. DeLuca-Acconi
  

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School Made Easier A Kid's Guide to Study Strategies and Anxiety-Busting Tools by Wendy L. Moss, Robin A. DeLuca-Acconi

Do you ever get nervous before a big test? Do you get butterflies in your stomach before giving a presentation? Do you ever lose track of papers? Do you cram to finish long-term assignments at the last minute? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this book is for you! School Made Easier will show you how to: * Understand your academic stress* Use mind games to feel less stressed and more confident* Problem-solve to cope with stressful situations* Organise your papers and files* Use executive functioning skills to make homework and studying easier* Manage your time wisely* Study more effectively* Stay calm and cool on test day* And much more! Take a look inside, and start reducing your anxiety and increasing your confidence in school. Believe it or not, school can be less stressful - and even fun!

About the Author

Wendy L. Moss, PhD, ABPP, FAASP, has her doctorate in clinical psychology, is a licensed psychologist, and has a certification in school psychology. Dr. Moss has practiced in the field of psychology for over 30 years and has worked in hospital, residential, private practice, clinic, and school settings. She has the distinction of being recognised as a diplomate in school psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology for her advanced level of competence in the field of school psychology. Dr. Moss has been appointed as a fellow in the American Academy of School Psychology. In addition, she is the author of Being Me: A Kid's Guide to Boosting Confidence and Self-Esteem and Children Don't Come With an Instruction Manual: A Teacher's Guide to Problems That Affect Learners, and has written several articles. Robin A. DeLuca-Acconi, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker, and has a certification in school social work. Ms. Acconi has practiced in the field of social work for almost 15 years and has worked in schools, youth, community, and family counselling agencies. She has been a parent educator and staff trainer, conducting workshops on anxiety and stress reduction, conflict management, social skills, and optimising executive functioning skills. She has authored pamphlets and manuals on social and emotional learning and friendship development. In addition, she has presented for national and international audiences on Awakening the Global Consciousness of Students and Teaching for Peace and Human Rights. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in social work policy.

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Format

Hardback
128 pages

Author

Wendy L. Moss, Robin A. DeLuca-Acconi
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Publisher

Magination Press, (American Psychological Association) an imprint of American Psychological Association

Publication date

30th November 2013

ISBN

9781433813351


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