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Reduce Student Anxiety (and Your Own) During Uncertain Times (Common Sense Media)


Given the uncertainty we're all experiencing due to the coronavirus outbreak, it's not easy to "keep calm and carry on," as teachers are expected to do. Most are preparing for (or already experiencing) a school closure. And students are worried as they try to make sense of the quickly changing situation.

To help reduce students' anxiety and your own about the COVID-19 pandemic, we've put together some ideas and resources focused on news literacy, media balance, and healthy communication. We hope they're helpful as you navigate this difficult time.


Behavior Collaboration Family Engagement Social/Emotional