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Effective Teaching for Anxious Learners

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A Teacher's Handbook

written & illustrated by Lilian Surgeson

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we were experiencing unprecidented levels of classroom anxiety

Before COVID-19

anxiety levels have risen to crisis point

This has been reflected in attendence

Since COVID

and behaviour ...

Teachers have been left to pick up the pieces

without access to the information, skills and training that they need

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Identify anxious learners in your classroom

Understand how anxiety affects the brain

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Recognise behaviours that are likely to be rooted in anxiety

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  • Easy to access information

  • Infographics and Illustrations

  • Primary & Secondary
Case Studies

Lightbulb moments

Illuminate keyideas in detail

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Understand the connection between Maslow's heirarchy, fight or flight behaviour and your classroom

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Find out what anxious learners wish their teachers knew

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Develop a mindset that will help you to anxiety-proof yourself, your lessons and your classroom

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Top Tips

  • Tried and tested strategies

  • Practical tips and tweaks

  • Relatable quotes and friendly tone

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Understand the power of early teacher intervention

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Consider the learning needs of anxious learners in your planning - both short and long term

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Employ pedagogical strategies to support and engage anxious learners

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  • Pedagogical and behaviourial strategies

  • Suggestions for long term planning and support strategies

  • Tools for reflective professional practice

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To promote critical thinking

Reflective Questions

Lilian Surgeson is a classroom teacher with nearly 20 years experience of working with anxious learners across mainstream, special schools, online alternative provision and residential care settings. This book is about what she's learnt on the way.

She hopes that some of what she has learned might be useful