Edutopia article features strategies for helping children make sense with historical perspective, feel empowered, and inspire them to feel hopeful.
Social and Emotional Resources
Our students want and need to talk about what they see, remember, and are feeling now; they need the guidance and safety of adults in their home and in their schools to be able to navigate their own emotions and trauma in a healthy, safe, and productive way.
Common Sense Media gathers tips and conversation starters to help you talk to kids of different ages about the toughest topics.
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network provides resources that can be filtered by topic or keyword and by audience with a focus on how adults can identify traumatic responses in young people and how to support them.
This article from the American Psychological Association can help adults guide their young children beyond fear and to resilience.
The American Psychological Association breaks out tips and strategies for parents and teachers of middle school-aged children.
The San Diego County Office of Education creates and curates resources to support military families and students and schools that serve military children.
VeryWell Family explores ways families can speak with young people about war, including tips on sharing information and restricting media coverage.