Hiya guys,,,OHH OH... Ya Ranch is thinkin again! I know we have some seriosly smart spiney here,so here goes...
Do you think that a persons ego,causes test anxiety?
heres the premis..I learn through trial and error, and the Socratic method that was used in my formative years,had me learn some thing=X,now i have to get up in front of a group of peers,and recite and show ive learned "X" so when i fail or perform less than satisfactoraly,i am 1) harranged by students who are acting precicely like pre pubesent kids do,they mock you,point out your error in the most painful way)2) the teacher reinforces the other students behavior by pointing out the errors YOU specificaly made..
Now its not just you making the errors,everyone goes through the process.
Now years later when you take a test, if your not sure, you automatically expect to get ridicule and emberassment if you fail,so you do less than stellar, you are expecting ridicule for your efforts,so hence test anxiety.
is that a good example?
Now. Suppose your a new spiney. and these are your "formative" years. how you perceive "tests" now are going to set the stage for failure..or success. You are learning new things every day ..NO?
so the how and why you learn now will set the stage for future success..or failure?
I think as a community we are setting our selves up for success..
We dont point fingers at others failures,we support a renewed effort.
We have many who have trod this road before us to set a good example.
We, can set a good example for the future spineys to follow.
The test we take every day is simply living.
If we provide a nurturing supportive beginning, we set ourselves and others on the road to success..no??
what do you think...
Any thoughts are appreciated