Tackling Test Stress Tip 5: Practice Relaxing

One way to help your students reduce stress is to practice relaxation techniques.

Encourage students to breathe deeply and slowly.

They can also tense and relax the muscles throughout their body to reduce stress.

Here’s a link to some classroom activities for relaxation. There are four different activities here appropriate for a variety of ages. Do you have any classroom activities you like to do with students to practice relaxation? Share them in the comments.

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