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How to Discuss Tragedy with K-6 Students

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Overview

From destructive natural disasters to senseless school shootings, the need to help students understand, make sense of, and deal with tragedy is becoming increasingly common. It can be especially difficult for many elementary school teachers, who may be struggling with questions such as: "What information do we share," "How do I talk to my students about events that I also feel emotional about," and "What is my role, and how do I best interface with parents' wishes around these tough topics?" Join Dr. Michelle Anthony as she discusses how educators can best support young learners when tragedy strikes. She will provide suggestions and strategies for discussing these difficult topics with children in grades K-6.

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: General
Last aired on: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 @ 4:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Administrator Resources, Diversity & SEL, School Safety
Tags: administrator resources, counseling, dealing with grief, discussing tragedy, DOL722, K-6, natural disasters, school safety, tragedies, tragedy, violence

Reviews (37)

 
We all need to be prepared. Thanks!
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It's so sad that we need to have this information. Thank-you!
 
Very useful information
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Very informative
Basic Member
 
Excellent information that is sadly needed in the world today.
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very good information.
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+8
 
Excellent presentation.
 
Great! We tend to have protocol on what to do during an event, but not after.
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great
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So useful in todayís changing world.
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