We've Collected a Few Resources to Help You (and Your Students) Manage the Stress of Test Season

 
Assessments, finals, and AP exams are a fact of (end-of-school-year) life. Discover a few tips and resources to help make the last part of the year go smoothly!
 
Evidence suggests that when test takers are stressed out, emotional centers are overactive and can interfere with working memory. This video from NOVA scienceNOW examines research into why people "choke", or fail to perform well under pressure. Learn More
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Relax | Sesame Street | PreK-1

Test time requires patience from everyone! Use this video to help your students learn some new executive functioning strategies to make waiting in line- and waiting in general- more fun. Watch Video
 


Math Mania | Professional Development

Learn how 4th grade teachers in New Jersey are helping their students manage math test anxiety. The goal of the Math Mania program is to help relieve the stress of standardized testing while using kinesthetic activities to help jog students' memories on test day. Watch Video
 


Gross Science | Why Do You Always Get Sick After Final Exams? | Grades 6-12

Use this fast-paced video to remind your students of the importance of sleep and nutrition! Research has shown that people who slept an average of less than seven hours a night in the weeks leading up to an exam were almost three times more likely to get sick. View Resource