The Anti Test Anxiety Society

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher:
ISBN: 1937870308
Release Date: 2014-06-15
Genre: Education

Help children learn techniques for taking tests in school.

Outsmart Test Anxiety

Author: Erainna Winnett
Publisher: Counseling with Heart
ISBN: 0615983537
Release Date: 2014-06-11
Genre: Stress in children

Outsmart Test Anxiety is a workbook to help kids who struggle with test anxiety. Through therapeutic art and writing exercise, kids can get their feelings out, process and learn to conquer their anxiety, learn strategies for studying and test-taking, and boost self-esteem. Designed for kids aged seven to 12, this workbook is meant to be used as a counseling tool to foster positive self-image and create a practical pathway to overcoming test anxiety. Ages 7-12, Softcover, 40 pages Other titles available in the Helping Kids Heal Series Saying Goodbye: Memory Book Memories of You: Pet Memory Book Beyond Being Bullied: A Resiliency Workbook for Kids Who Have Been Bullied Better Days: A Workbook to Help Kids Better Understand and Accept Retention A Brighter Tomorrow: A Workbook to Help Kids Cope with Traumatic Events Chill Out: A Workbook to Help Kids Learn to Control Their Anger Mom or Dad's House?: A Workbook to Help Kids Cope with Divorce Broken Promises: When Parents Don't Keep Their Word Cyber Savvy: A Workbook for Kids Who Have Been a Target of Cyberbullying Twice the Love: A Workbook for Kids in Blended Families Somebodyness: A Workbook to Help Kids Improve Their Self-Confidence Each workbook in the Helping Kids Heal Series allows children to process their pain through art therapy, self-reflection, and self-awareness activities.

Testing Miss Malarkey

Author: Judy Finchler
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802736369
Release Date: 2014-02-25
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The new school year brings standardized testing to every school and Miss Malarkey's is no exception. Teachers, students, and even parents are preparing for THE TEST-The Instructional Performance Through Understanding (IPTU) test-and the school is in an uproar. Even though the grown-ups tell the children not to worry, they're acting kind of strange. The gym teacher is teaching stress-reducing yoga instead of sports in gym class. Parents are giving pop quizzes on bedtime stories at night. The cafeteria is serving "brain food" for lunch. The kids are beginning to think that maybe the test is more important than they're being led to believe. Kids and adults alike will laugh aloud as Finchler and O'Malley poke fun at the commotion surrounding standardized testing, a staple of every school's year.

The Worst Day of My Life Ever

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher: Boys Town Press
ISBN: 9781545721742
Release Date: 2018-01-23
Genre: Self-Help

With his mother’s help, RJ learns that his problems happen because he doesn’t listen or pay attention to directions from her, his school principal, teachers, or even his friends. Author Julia Cook’s book shows RJ as well as all K-6 readers the steps to the fundamental social skills of listening and following instructions. When RJ learns to use these skills the right way, he has the best day of his life! This book is the first in the BEST ME I Can Be! series to teach children social skills that can make home life happier and school more successful. The book includes tips for parents and educators on how to effectively teach listening and following instructions skills to kids.

The Big Test

Author: Julie Danneberg
Publisher: Triangle Interactive, Inc.
ISBN: 9781684446766
Release Date: 2018-03-29
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Mrs. Hartwell is preparing her class to take the Big Test. Knowing they have studied and are well-prepared, she helps the students practice how to sit quietly, fill in the bubbles, and follow the directions. She even instructs them on proper morning-of-the-test nutrition. As her students grow increasingly anxious about the Big Test, Mrs. Hartwell realizes she has to teach the most valuable test-taking skill of all: learning to relax!

I Just Don t Like the Sound of No

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher: Boys Town Press
ISBN: 9781545721483
Release Date: 2018-01-23
Genre: Self-Help

‘NO’ is RJ’s least favorite word . . . and he tries his best to convince his dad, his mom, and his teacher to turn “No” into “Maybe” or “We’ll see” or “Later” or “I’ll think about it.” Author Julia Cook helps K-6 readers laugh and learn along with RJ as he understands the benefits of demonstrating the social skills of accepting “No” for an answer and disagreeing appropriately. Tips for parents and educators on how to teach and encourage kids to use these skills are included in the book. I Just Don’t Like the Sound of NO! is another in the BEST ME I Can Be! series of books from the Boys Town Press that teach children social skills.

Tease Monster

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher: Boys Town Press
ISBN: 9781545721629
Release Date: 2018-01-23
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

This quirky tale teaches young readers the difference between nice teasing and mean teasing. Laughing at someone (mean teasing) has a hurtful bite, but laughing with someone (nice teasing) is alright when it's not done out of spite.

Uniquely Wired

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher:
ISBN: 1944882197
Release Date: 2018-02
Genre: JUVENILE NONFICTION

Zak is obsessed with watches. Before that it was trains. He owns hundreds of watches and is quick to tell everyone everything about them. Zak also has autism, so he sometimes responds to the world around him in unvconventional ways. As Zak describes his point of view, young readers gain a better understanding of his behaviours and learn valuable lessons about patience, tolerance and understanding. Grades K-5

Hooray for Diffendoofer Day

Author: Dr. Seuss
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0001720279
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Children's stories

The students of Diffendoofer School celebrate their unusual teachers and curriculum, including Miss Fribble who teaches laughing, Miss Bonkers who teaches frogs to dance, and Mr. Katz who builds robotic rats.

But It s Just a Game

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher:
ISBN: 1937870162
Release Date: 2013-08-15
Genre: Education

(Grades 2-6) Meet Jasper A young boy who is totally absorbed with playing video games "With my game controller in my hands, I'm the boss of my whole world I can be who I want and do as I please. I can get the highest score. I get all the chances that I need. If I make a mistake it's ok. Everyone thinks I'm 'it on a stick ' And the bad stuff all goes away" Video game addiction is on the rise, but it can be prevented. This creative story book teaches both kids and adults how to switch out their game controller for a "life controller." Video gaming is becoming a part of our culture, and we must be strategic in creating a healthy gaming balance. 32 page, softcover.

Deployment

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher: National Center for Youth Issues
ISBN: 1937870472
Release Date: 2018-04-15
Genre: Education

From bestselling author Julia Cook, comes a story about the challenging (and fun) changes a military family goes through when a parent is deployed. I think I'm pretty lucky because I'm part of a military family. It makes me really proud to know my parents are working to keep our country safe. I get to do stuff other kids don't. My life is kinda unique. I've tried on night vision goggles, and I've looked inside a Humvee. Life is full of unique opportunities and challenges for military families. They live in different places, shop on military bases, and have to navigate changes in how they operate as a family when a parent is deployed. In Deployment: One of Our Pieces is Missing, our family must learn to stretch and adapt as they find their new normal while Dad is gone. And once home again, they work through a mix of emotions as he settles back into the family frame.

I m Not Scared I m Prepared

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher:
ISBN: 1937870286
Release Date: 2014-04-15
Genre: Education

(Grades K and Up) The teacher at the Ant Hill School wants her students to be prepared - for everything! One day, she teaches her students what to do if a "dangerous someone" is in their school. Unfortunately, in the world we now live in, we must ask ourselves the essential question: What options do I have for survival, if I ever find myself in a violent intruder event? "I'm Not Scared…I'm Prepared!" will enhance the concepts taught by the ALICE Training Institute, and make them applicable to children of all ages in a non-fearful way. By using this book, children can develop a better understanding of what needs to be done if they ever encounter a "dangerous someone."

STUDY SKILLEDNOT

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher:
ISBN: 1937870421
Release Date: 2016-11-15
Genre: Education

(Grades 2-6) Why Does Studying Have to Be So Difficult? Some children become overly stressed at the simple mention of a test, while others avoid thinking about it at all. Neither approach is healthy. Having good study skills can make a huge difference when it comes to succeeding in both school and in life. However, good study skills are not innate, they must be taught, embraced and cultivated. When children learn the correct way to study, they develop effective skills that can lead to a greater chance of success later in life. Polar opposites, Cletus and Bocephus become study partners Bocephus over studies and stresses about every assignment and test. Cletus studies as little as possible and puts off any preparation until the night before. Knowing that neither approach is effective, Cletus' mom introduces them to powerful, hands-on, study tips called, The Amazing Great 8 The boys then learn how good study skills can affect not only their grades, but also their attitudes and results.

Tyler Tames the Testing Tiger

Author: Janet M. Bender
Publisher: National Center for Youth Issues
ISBN: 1931636273
Release Date: 2004-12-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Addresses the anxiety often felt by students at testing time. Provides helpful tools for parents, teachers, and counselors to prepare children for standardized and other tests.