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Do 5th graders have phobias?
The word "phobia" generates curiosity in everyones' mind, yet we are often not free to talk about our fears. The web site, "Do 5th graders have phobias?" does just that; it explains phobias so that 5th graders can understand the implications of their fears upon their lives. Through our study of phobias, students learned what a phobia is, what to do about a phobia, and how to keep a fear from developing into a phobia in their life. Through the guidance of a professional therapist, team members, in an environment of trust, were able to discuss their fears. They learned how fear could be normal. They also learned how fear could turn into a phobia. They learned how to avoid this happening in their lives. The team reactions pages communicate what they have learned to others. "Do 5th graders have phobias?" is a fascinating and interesting combination of professional expertise designed for intermediate elementary school students, and the reactions of team members as they open up and talk freely about their fears. This web site can be used in many age appropriate settings. The responses are genuine and will reach out and touch you. This web site is best viewed using Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5.
19 & under
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