May 2, 2018

We can help our students (and ourselves) calm down, focus, and respond constructively to stress by practicing deep, focused breathing.

October 12, 2017

Taking a deep breath isn’t just for difficult moments. This simple soothing strategy can help us and our students any time we need it.

May 4, 2016

Consider giving students a few moments of silence and calm by asking them to focus on an object. If students respond positively to the experience, repeat it. 

November 7, 2011

These two classroom practices give your students time and space to reflect on and discuss their thoughts and feelings.