Level C: The Big Squeeze: Pressure, Achievement and Burnout
This model illustrates a workaholic situation where pressure is entirely internally generated through
increasing one's own expectations for oneself.
Overachievers can understand how setting the bar ever
higher can be unhealthy behavior over the long-term
even though they have been successful with this strategy
so far in life.
Represent and interpret data on a line graph.
Explore possible causes of burnout and identify potential leverage for prevention.
Give advice to peers, based on an understanding of causes of burnout and leverage points.
Self-assess, reflect, and make a personal plan.
While working as a volunteer peer advisor at school, give advice to peers who are experiencing burnout cycles
based on evidence from the simulation.
Math: Vary assumptions,
explore consequences, and
compare predictions with
mechanisms, motivation of
Social Studies: Individual
development and identity
Simulation: The Big Squeeze: Pressure, Achievement and Burnout