How Can Students Use Self-Compassion to Reduce Test Anxiety?

How Can Students Use Self-Compassion to Reduce Test Anxiety?

Reduce Anxiety and Get Better Test Results

To perform better on tests, maybe your students need to think less and love more.

Sometimes students get in their own way. They panic before exams and fill their heads with worries about failure. They create excess anxiety that clouds their thinking and prevents them from performing optimally. Then their exam results don’t adequately reflect what they have learned. This reinforces their fears and makes it worse the next time around.

How Can Students Use Self-Compassion to Reduce Test Anxiety? , the presenter in this Magna 20-Minute Mentor presents the mindful self-compassion technique and shows how it can help students change how they feel and how they think about testing so they are better able to demonstrate their learning on exams.

Learning Goals

Mindful self-compassion is a big concept, but the presenter breaks it down to the essentials that matter in the classroom.

When you are finished with this program, you will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between fear and anxiety
  • Appreciate that test anxiety decreases the validity of test results
  • Recognize the difference between traditional test anxiety interventions and the Mindful Self-Compassion approach
  • Be able to articulate the benefits of mindful self-compassion
  • Be able to facilitate students’ use of mindful self-compassion applications
  • Learn several specific techniques to reduce test anxiety

Topics Covered

In just 20 minutes you will learn why you should address the problem of student stress and anxiety and why traditional strategies are inadequate. You will also learn how mindful self-compassion can work for students in any course in any discipline at any level.

How Can Students Use Self-Compassion to Reduce Test Anxiety? shows you how to help your students reframe the way they look at their exams and themselves. When they learn to love themselves a little more, they will fear exams a little less. That will improve their performance and their satisfaction with your course. The best part? It takes just 20 minutes!

The program presenter is an engaging presenter with decades of experience in the classroom. She is committed to sharing actionable advice that you can implement and use to reduce test anxiety right away.

She will deliver several specific and adaptable techniques that you can use to help your students manage their own exam stress and anxiety.


How Can Students Use Self-Compassion to Reduce Test Anxiety? delivers insights and actionable ideas that could transform the way your students perceive exams and themselves. It can lead to better test scores, more student success, and better course satisfaction—for you and your students. Order today!

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