Resources for hard conversations3/25/2021
Students continue to be exposed to tragedy, with additional violence in Georgia and Colorado over the last few weeks. Students may have questions and worries. The links below are designed for difficult and emotionally laden conversations, and they are easily translated to parent-child discussions.
Curiosity and Questions: A presentation (and great dictionary of terms) from the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Helping Children Cope with Frightening News, a website from Child Mind Institute
When Bad Things are Happening, an article from Teaching Tolerance
Parent and Caregiver Resources, a toolkit from the ADL
9 Healthy Ways to Communicate, 9 strategies for sustaining and deepening conversation from educator and film maker, Lee Mun Wah