Surviving Year 12 : A Sanity Kit for Students and Their Parents
In this new edition, Michael Carr-Gregg, Australia's leading adolescent psychologist, gives advice on how to work smarter, de-stress, get enough sleep and enjoy the final year! Every year, more and more emphasis is placed on achieving good results in the end-of-school exams. this can lead to students feeling extraordinary pressure and having unrealistic expectations. In this new edition of SURVIVING YEAR 12, Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, Australia's leading adolescent psychologist, gives advice to students on how they can cope with the pressure, work smarter and actually enjoy their final year of high school. Michael Carr-Gregg writes: 'One of the new themes I incorporate in this updated edition is that essentially Year 12 is like a game-and once you know how to play the game, your chances of getting what you want out of the year increase rapidly.' Dr Carr-Gregg includes advice on: * how not to get trapped by social media like Facebook and twitter * the secrets of studying smarter * overcoming anxiety and stress * getting enough sleep (the best study tool of all!) * setting goals * dealing with procrastination * ensuring exercise and diet regimes are good * how to cope with the exams themselves Most importantly Dr Carr-Gregg offers humorous encouragement to both students and their parents on how to maintain perspective and keep their sanity intact during this important year. With a special section just for parents, as well as words of wisdom from past students and teachers, SURVIVING YEAR 12 is a must-have for final year student and their families.
- Paperback | 192 pages
- 140 x 216mm
- 19 Jun 2013
- Finch Publishing
- Lane Cove, Australia
About Michael Carr-Gregg
Michael Carr-Gregg is Australia's leading adolescent psychologist and coauthor of Adolescence: A guide for parents. In this book he includes a special section just for parents - and advises them that parental nagging is itself a major student stressor!