OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

The Test Anxiety Bill of Rights

I have the right to learn at my own pace and not feel put down or stupid if I’m slower than someone else is.
I have the right to ask whatever questions I have.
I have the right to need and get extra help.
I have the right to ask for help and get assistance from a teacher or TA.
I have the right to say I don’t understand.
I have the right to feel good about myself regardless of my scholastic ability.
I have the right to view myself as capable of learning.
I have the right to evaluate my instructors and how they teach.
I have the right to relax.
I have the right to be treated a competent adult.
I have the right to dislike a class.
I have the right to define success in my own terms.

(Adapted from Sandra L. Davis’ “Math Anxiety Bill of Rights”).

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