Summary: This article identifies stress and anxiety as a major teen problem. The percentage of students feeling the pressure of stress, anxiety, and even depression is increasing at an alarming rate. This article provides some suggestions for teachers wishing to help students cope.
Source: Andrew Simmons, Edutopia, November 20, 2019
Description: “The academic pressures and stress faced by teens today start long before high school and seem to escalate every year. The pressure comes from parents and educators who worry—and make teenagers worry—that they won’t get accepted into highly ranked universities with increasingly prohibitive tuitions or be prepared for a competitive job market once they graduate.