Social learning theory and child academic anxiety
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This research assesses the level and manner of parental influence on childhood academic anxiety. A total of fifty-four parent-teacher groups participated at a private Catholic elementary school in Georgia. Parents completed parent-report surveys measuring demographic information, parent involvement, parent instruction, parent work anxiety, and parenting style. Teachers completed the school anxiety scale. Results of the study support research of the trends related to anxiety content and the influence that parents have regarding this anxiety and will prove useful to the students themselves, parents, teachers, and school officials.