**Many kids facing problems with test stress. Some may be motivated but some feels anxious and frozen. Symptoms may vary although there are some common characteristic. **

**Please check these and find which one applies to your kids.**

**Start strengthen their mind set to increase confidence. **

**Positive affirmations and general steps to follow:**

**1. Rule number one: I do read and take time to understand the question/task properly.**

**(thinking-understanding)**

**2. Rule number two: Always figure out which maths rules to apply. ( knowing-applying)**

**3. Rule number three: I knew I can figure out the methodology in case forgot which rules to apply. ( most cases there are different ways to get to the same result)**

**4. Rule number four: Slowdown be careful. You have time. **

**5. Rule number five: I trust I can do it. **

**6. Rule number six: If one question is too hard, and none of the above working, Iskip it, and come back to it, when the rest is finished.**

**7. Rule number seven: Check my work after finished the test. **

**8. Rule number eight: Rule number six can be revised if the marc of the question is high, this case no skip but trial and error, figure out a methodology. **

**9. Rule number nine: If my mind is blocked I use the figure out methodology, trial and error, and see what happens. Usually solution is arriving after starting. I verify the result by doing the calculation in a different way. **

**10. I know I am clever. **

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