Children in Crisis Related Sites

Children in Crisis Related Sites

AskERIC has compiled a list of resources for educators and parents to help students cope with and discuss this tragedy. www.eduref.org

Resources that may help teachers, students, and parents from Midlink
www.ncsu.edu/midlink/coping.htm

America Responds, PBS lesson plans for elementary, middle and high schools
pbs.org/americaresponds/educators.html

CNN educational Web site for classrooms, is offering resources for teachers and parents relating to the attacks
www.CNNfyi.com

Connect for Kids has gathered a few good resources for adults to help children with their fears and grief.
www.connectforkids.org

Eisenhower Clearing House suggested web sites that have information for teachers/parents about how to talk with / work with children
www.enc.org/thisweek/educationheadlines/

Terrorism and the Classroom, suggestions for classroom activities plus a list of resources from About.com
7-12educators.about.com/library/weekly/aa091101a.htm

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters, from the National Institute of Mental Health
www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/violence.cfm

Helping Children Cope: Teacher Resources for Talking About Tragedy – Education World links to Web resources for helping children cope with crises.
www.educationworld.com/a_curr/curr369.shtml

CNN NEWSROOM
www.turnerlearning.com/newsroom/guide.html

Educators for Social Responsibility (ESR) has developed a free guide called, “Talking to Children about Violence and other Sensitive and Complex Issues in the World.”
www.esrnational.org

EduHound – links to news resources, learning resources and ways schools can contribute
www.eduhound.com/

Children and Responding to National Disaster Information for Children (for educators), from the National Association of School Psychologists.
www.nasponline.org/NEAT/terror_eds.html

The Jewish Education Center of Cleveland has put together a Response Curriculum to the Attack.
www.jecc.org/edres/curric/irc/tragedy.htm

The National Education Association has a Crisis Communication Guide, and resources for teachers trying to cope with their own stress and the stress of students.
www.nea.org/crisis

For Parents

How to Talk to Your Child About the News, from KidsHealth
www.kidshealth.org/breaking_news/tragedies.html

Coping with Death and Grief, Connect for Kids
www.connectforkids.org/usr_doc/CopingWithGrief.htm

Helping Children Deal With Scary News — Thoughts from Fred Rogers
pbskids.org/rogers/parents/sept11.htm

For Kids

Global SchoolNet has set up a space on the web to allow kids around the world to send their messages of hope, support, and condolences to those affected by the September 11th tragedy.
www.globalschoolnet.org

Check the New York City board of education website for a list of NYC schools. You can find there website at
http://www.nycenet.edu/ For schools wanting to send letters to NYC schools.

Additional Links

Created by storyteller and author Heather Forest
www.storyarts.org

Promoting Peace in the Classroom – Online Resources
www.ncbe.gwu.edu/library/tolerance.htm

www.life challenges.org

www.mentalhealth.org

www.mentalhealth.org/cmhs/EmergencyServices

www.mentalhealth.org/cmhs/EmergencyServices/spanish.htm

www.peaceculture.net/

www.makingfriends.com

http://www.aap.org/advocacy/disarticle.htm