Stopping Test Taking Anxiety

Testing makes a great deal of children nervous and uncomfortable. Here are a number of ways to help students through this difficult time:

  1. Tell students to take deep breaths.
  2. Have a motto for your class. Something they will repeat when they feel the stress.
  3. Develop a "tell" between you and the student with the difficulty.
  4. Crunchy and chewy snacks help.