Both students and tutors face a lot of stress these days. While the nature and quality of the engagements and techniques to bust the stress may be different for both parties, many will agree that the present crop of students have a lot going on in their lives. While the online learning platforms clearly steer clear of traditional methods and bane of teaching; many students, still face pressure in class while coping up with education.
Here are the top stress busters for students in a classroom that can be encouraged by a teacher:
- Musical mood melodies can be a true stress buster in students. If you are a teacher, you can help the sense of wellbeing double in your students by playing some soft music in the background when they engage in brainstorming or constructive discussions. Sometimes, when the rigmarole of studies is too much, you can organize some sing-alongs that will help trigger happiness and calm in the students.
- Some amount of physical activities, help the students to ease their body stress & mental stress in a healthy manner. You should engage your class in physical activity, hand raises, laughing exercises and toe touches. This can indeed help rejuvenate attention and stave of stress.
- Finally, calming visualizations are amazing healers for students. You can turn off the lights and picture a scene according to a visualization describe in an audio. A relaxing environment is created by turning off the lights and even indulging in creative discussions. Some amount of memory games to check retention also injects a certain amount of accountability in the classes a tutor undertakes with his or her class.
Stress reducing activities can help in ameliorating the destructive behaviors so commonly seen in young adults these days. An upbeat atmosphere stimulates learning and helps spread relaxation.