|Above: Mindshift App|
The best part about this process is the fact that our own grade 7 students who actually used these apps recommend them. Our student reps then demo-ed the apps, their features and effectiveness for the rest of our student body at an assembly.
After our student reps unveiled their recommendations I found a lot of collegues were asking about the apps to use with their own children. They thought the apps sounded great!
Ready to see our student-recommended apps?
The first app is called: "MindShift"'. This app promises to coach students through their struggles with anxiety and help them cope. It intents to help the user learn how to relax and develop healthier ways of thinking. Some of the things it hopes to help students with include:
• Social Anxiety • Performance Anxiety • Worry • Panic • Conflict • Test Anxiety • Perfectionism