Talking to Your Student about COVID-19
Adults and children may be anxious about coronavirus. While it is important to communicate the facts to our children, we should use age-appropriate language and reassure them that they are safe at home. The following resources may be helpful to refer to when communicating with your students about COVID-19.
Online Educational Resources
Wide Open School – This site has tons of educational resources, social emotional resources, and includes links to a variety of other online educational resources
Helping Students Cope with Anxiety
This disruption to routine, closing of schools, and social distancing may be overwhelming for students (and adults). Below are some tools to help students cope with stress and anxiety.
Positive Online Resources & Activities
Live Events (Stories, Drawing & Music Tutorials, Etc.) PLEASE NOTE THAT TIMES SHOWN ARE FOR PACIFIC TIME ZONE – ADD TWO HOURS FOR CENTRAL TIME ZONE
Activities that DON’T Involve a Screen
While there are many positive and productive online activities/resources, I wanted to include some ideas for families that do NOT involve a screen.
General Services, Support, Public Benefits:
Hotlines, Crisis Lines:
Mental Health, Counseling, Addiction, Treatment: