Primary Education News

5 Nov '14

News Playlist for teachers: 10 great songs to help you de-stress

For National Stress Awareness day we asked you to recommend songs that help you chill out. Heres 10 tunes to keep you goingWant to add to this? Make suggestions in the comments or via @GuardianTeachTeaching is a stressful job, especially when it comes to managing difficult classes, balancing a multitude of tasks and coping with rapid policy changes. Then there are lesson observations to keep you awake at night, as well as the feeling that work is never-ending. So, when pressure piles up what are your go-to songs to let off some steam?To mark National Stress Awareness Day, we asked our Twitter followers to tell us their favourite songs for de-stressing. Weve got submissions ranging from indie to rock and roll, and wed love to hear more of your suggestions. Share them in the comments, or by tweeting us via @GuardianTeach. Dont forget to use the hashtag #NationalStressAwarenessDay.@GuardianTeach Elbow - Mirrorball #NationalStressAwarenessDay #completerelaxation@GuardianTeach @moiraeve1 @kate_hodge @lisaspiller Let it Be by The Beatles@GuardianTeach Jurassic 5 - Concrete Schoolyard - although it is school themed.. @GuardianTeach: Transvision Vamp "Baby I Don't Care" #destress - making a teacher playlist #stress #NationalStressAwarenessDay@GuardianTeach Survivor - Eye of the tiger. #NationalStressAwarenessDay@GuardianTeach it's got to be a bit of Norah Jones :)National Stress Awareness Day. Give students a taste of meditation @GuardianTeach recommendation is George Ezra Listen to the Man @GuardianTeach@GuardianTeach respect. Aretha.@GuardianTeach Hmmmm songs to de-stress...definitely Let It Go from Disney's #Frozen! And Waves by @MrProbz Continue reading...

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