7 Warning Signs Every Educator Should Recognize

Academic Perfectionism

Anxiety about achieving flawless grades, even on minor assignments, can be a sign of student anxiety.

Avoidance of Social Situations

Students with anxiety may avoid social engagements, including group projects and presentations.

Excessive Worry

Generalized anxiety disorder can lead to disproportionate and unmanageable concerns about various aspects of school life.

Physical Symptoms

Anxiety can manifest physically, causing symptoms like stomachaches, headaches, nausea, and panic attacks.


Students dealing with anxiety may use procrastination as a way to postpone facing their anxious feelings.


Anxiety may lead students to excessively prepare for exams, sometimes at the cost of their health and other activities.

Difficulty Concentrating

Anxiety can make it challenging for students to concentrate and focus on their tasks.

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