Stressed Out Students Guide to Handling Peer PressureBook - 2008
With a rise in recent years in the number of students seeking mental health services, an increase in cheating behavior in school, and constant concern from parents, teachers, and especially students about academic achievement, the time is now for a book series to address academic stress. TheSOS: Stressed Out Studentsbooks address a growing and often-overlooked crisis: adolescents struggle with stress, compromising their mental and physical health, personal values, and commitment to learning as they try to cope with growing pressure to achieve. In a survey released last year, 460 parents in California's Santa Clara and San Mateo counties cited school-related stress among their top concerns for their children. Based upon real-life stories and tips from teachers, students and parents, each book in theSOS seriesaddresses a topic of utmost concern to American teenagers.SOS: Stressed Out Students' Guide to Dealing with Testsoffers a life-line to students, parents, teachers, and counselors facing an ever-expanding roster of exams. From quizzes and exams in individual classes to state-mandated achievement tests to college entrace exams, theSOSguide will help students to cope.