Addressing students' phobias in the classroom

11/25/2012 | Education Week Teacher

Rather than ignoring students' fears -- such as phobias regarding math or public speaking -- teachers should help students overcome them, writes instructional coach David Ginsburg. In this blog post, he suggests teachers give students the support they need to address their fears. "Let's not just meet kids where they are academically," he writes. "Let's also meet them where they are emotionally."

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