Quick Coaching Guide: Calming Down in Quiet Time
The practice of quiet time is an effective way to help students transition back into academics after recess and lunch. Teaching some basic techniques for relaxing the body and focusing the mind can help ensure that students get the most out of quiet time.
This Quick Coaching Guide offers step-by-step instructions for three simple relaxation techniques students can use during quiet time, or any other time they’re feeling restless and need to calm their bodies and minds.
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