Helping Our Children Feel Safe

Helping Our Children Feel Safe

In light of the tragedy in Connecticut, PBS, ETV and its partners are making these resources available to teachers, parents and families:

Arthur "April 9th"--The kids find support from parents and teachers when a fire forces the elementary school to close. View the two-part video: Part 1 and Part 2.

Additional resources are available on these sites:

NAEYC: "Coping with Violence"

Responsive Classroom: "No Ordinary Monday"

NPR: "How To Talk To Your Kids About The Conn. Shootings"

The Fred Rogers Company: "Tragic Events in the News"

Slate: "How To Talk to Your Kids About the School Shooting"

PBS NewsHour: "Offering Protection and Comfort for Kids in the Wake of Latest Shooting Tragedy"

Lexington One School District: "What Do We Do To Keep Your Children Safe?" "Who's Responsible When Your Child's at School?"

Palmetto Public Record: Supt. Mick Zais-- "SC Schools Chief Comments on Connecticut Shooting: “Hug Your Children a Little Longer”

US Department of Education via "Resources for Parents and Schools After Connecticut Tragedy"

RadioMD:"Helping Parents & Children Cope in Aftermath of School Shootings"

The Weston Forum: "In the Aftermath of School Shooting: How to Help Kids to Cope"


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ETV online professional development sites for PreK-12 educators, renewal or grad credit

ETV Kids
Smart Cat's place for kids to learn though proven interactivities with PBS Kids characters

PBS Learning Media
PBS partnership makes robust online video resources available to South Carolina educators

Carolina Classrooms
ETV's education series airs last Wednesday of each month at 7 pm (repeats SCC/ETV World)

American Graduate
ETV’s initiative to help local communities find solutions to address the dropout crisis

One-stop-shop for teachers to find media resources, training and access school’s TV Guide

Speaking of Schools Podcast
Supported by SC Department of Education, host Doug Keel features K-12 education topics

FastForward / GED
Adult Ed online media: GED, Pre-GED, Workplace Essential Skills, basic 3 R’s + life skills


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