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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#12)

COVID 19 Links

In addition to my "new normal" 7 days of links, I would like to invite you to listen to our Youth-Led Podcasts on COVID-19. You can find them on our Facebook page, "Youth Voices Today."

I'd also like to make a special commendation to the University of Regina's STEM YouTube series, Couch Potato Lab, which can be found at bit.ly/couchpotatolab. They have activities for children, tweens, teens and families that can keep your children learning throughout the summer. They also offer campus tours (once the pandemic allows it).

20.06.2020

Teen’s Short Film Hauntingly Captures How A Pandemic Loop Feels

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/ontario-teen-numb-short-film-liv-mcneil_ca_5eecd230c5b6d71ac27ff017

Middle school is often difficult. Try experiencing it under quarantine.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/06/19/middle-school-coronavirus/

Teen Protester's Appeal To The World: 'Just See Me As A Human First'

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/19/879402127/teen-protesters-appeal-to-the-world-just-see-me-as-a-human-first

Regina Public Schools diversity committee report recommends how schools can celebrate Pride

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/regina-public-schools-diversity-committee-report-pride-1.5618978

New podcast series highlights Indigenous voices

https://windspeaker.com/news/windspeaker-news/new-podcast-series-highlights-indigenous-voices

When Your Teen Isn’t Just Social Distancing, But Self-Isolating

https://www.scarymommy.com/teen-self-isolating-pandemic/

Pandemic has left my normally upbeat son depressed about his future. How can I help him? Ask Ellie

https://www.thestar.com/life/relationships/advice/2020/06/20/pandemic-has-left-my-normally-upbeat-son-depressed-about-his-future-how-can-i-help-him-ask-ellie.html

Which group streaming app works best for your social distancing needs?

https://mashable.com/article/netflix-party-vs-scener-streaming/

What It's Like to Be an Advice Columnist During a Global Pandemic

https://time.com/5851853/advice-columns-coronavirus/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200620&xid=newsletter-brief&et_rid=21600831

19.06.2020

10 Movies & TV Shows to Help Teach Your Kids About American Slavery

https://www.sheknows.com/entertainment/slideshow/2275470/american-slavery-movies-tv-shows/

Wanuskewin goes digital to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/wanuskewin-goes-digital-to-celebrate-national-indigenous-peoples-day/wcm/88f5a418-3318-4bf9-9fb9-f56b7f8bec05/ 

18.06.2020

Coronavirus, Racism And Kindness: How NYC Middle-Schoolers Built A Winning Podcast

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/17/877498373/coronavirus-racism-and-kindness-how-nyc-middle-schoolers-built-a-winning-podcast

We're ‘finished’ if we don't change after coronavirus, warns naturalist Jane Goodall

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/06/jane-goodall-coronavirus-humanity-natural-animals-covid-finished/

'Climate Change Is Racial Injustice': Students Speak Their Truth In Winning Podcast

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/17/879041024/brooklyn-students-win-student-podcast-challenge-with-show-on-race-and-climate-ch

COVID-19 emergency measures 'made a profound difference'

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/covid-19-emergency-measures-made-a-profound-difference

'Did you know that?': Sask. 7-year-old's curiosity leads to educational YouTube channel

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/sask-eight-year-old-educational-youtube-channel-1.5616187

I redesigned a school playground for my PhD – and the children got better grades learning outside

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/06/covid19-school-playground-children-outside-education/

STR8 UP: 10,000 Little Steps to Healing, Inc.

https://www.facebook.com/STR8UPsaskatoon/

Métis concerts posted weekly on GDI Facebook page and YouTube channel

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/news/index.php?detail=4572

Cultural Humility: The Practice You May Not Doing, But Should Be

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/cultural-humility

Apple to Offer Virtual Version of Its Apple Camp Program for Kids and Parents

https://www.mactrast.com/2020/06/apple-to-offer-virtual-version-of-its-apple-camp-program-for-kids-and-parents/

Why getting your kid’s head in the clouds is a good thing

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/family/2020/06/getting-your-kids-head-in-the-clouds-is-a-good-thing/

Sorry, it’s too soon to stop quarantining. Here’s how to design a bubble that keeps you safe

https://www.fastcompany.com/90518092/sorry-its-too-soon-to-stop-quarantining-heres-how-to-design-a-bubble-that-keeps-you-safe

7 Trans and Nonbinary People on Why We Need More Trans-Inclusive Therapists

https://www-them-us.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.them.us/story/trans-nonbinary-inclusive-therapy/amp 

State Lawmakers Race the Clock to Prevent Hundreds of Foster Youth from Aging Out Alone

https://chronicleofsocialchange.org/foster-care/state-lawmakers-race-the-clock-to-prevent-hundreds-of-foster-youth-from-aging-out-alone/44320 

17.06.2020

It's Scary to Think About the Future. But What I Know About My Generation Gives Me Hope

https://time.com/5840159/coronavirus-social-media/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200616&xid=newsletter-brief&et_rid=21600831

The Power of Listening for Helping People Change

https://hbr-org.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/hbr.org/amp/2018/05/the-power-of-listening-in-helping-people-change 

5 Radical Schooling Ideas For An Uncertain Fall, And Beyond

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/17/878205853/5-radical-schooling-ideas-for-an-uncertain-fall-and-beyond

GirlTrek Uses Black Women's History To Encourage Walking As A Healing Tradition

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/16/877100939/girltrek-uses-black-womens-history-to-encourage-walking-as-a-healing-tradition

Tell Siri you're getting pulled over and this iPhone shortcut will record your interaction with the police

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/16/us/iphone-police-shortcut-record-trnd/

The COVID-19 pandemic is remapping childhood—and the effects may linger

https://www.todaysparent.com/kids/kids-health/coronavirus-canada-children-effects/

A Teacher Ponders Risk Of Returning To Work While Being Paid Less Than Unemployment

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/16/877497406/a-teacher-ponders-risk-of-returning-to-work-while-being-paid-less-than-unemploym

Positive discipline 101: How to rein in your kids when the pandemic changes the relationship

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/17/health/how-to-discipline-kids-coronavirus-wellness/

Heroes of the pandemic: North Bay teens made a do-it-yourself sterilizer kit that can kill the COVID-19 virus

https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/heroes-of-the-pandemic-north-bay-teens-made-a-do-it-yourself-sterilizer-kit-that-can-kill-the-covid-19-virus?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=organic_fb_tw&utm_campaign=broadsheet_promo 

Why a second round of Covid-19 lockdowns might not be as effective

https://apple.news/AOa4bxKADTByzR2AGcrn0vA

Imagine This! is a 'little radio playground' for Regina children in isolation during pandemic

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/imagine-this-cjtr-radio-program-pandemic-regina-1.5613783

CAMH survey shows pandemic affecting mental health, but anxiety levels may be easing

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/camh-mental-health-canadians-1.5614447

Public bathrooms carry coronavirus risks. Here's how to be careful

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/public-bathrooms-carry-coronavirus-risks-heres-how-to-be-careful

Can coronavirus live on your clothes and shoes? Here's what we know

https://www.cnet.com/health/can-coronavirus-live-on-your-clothes-and-shoes-heres-what-we-know/

Covid-19: what kind of face mask gives the best protection against coronavirus?

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jun/17/covid-19-what-kind-of-face-mask-gives-the-best-protection-against-coronavirus

16.06.2020

'Dear NPR': In Postcards From The Shutdown, Kids Show Us Life — And Learning

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/16/867693453/dear-npr-in-postcards-from-the-shutdown-kids-show-us-life-and-learning

Younger children’s mental health suffering during lockdown

https://www.newschain.uk/news/younger-childrens-mental-health-suffering-during-lockdown-13492

Under 20s around half as susceptible to COVID-19, study finds

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-age/under-20s-around-half-as-susceptible-to-covid-19-study-finds-idUSKBN23N1RP

Resources to Help Children Experiencing Potential Learning Loss

https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nc/charlotte/news/2020/06/16/resources-to-help-children-experiencing-potential-learning-loss

1Explainer: The coronavirus risks of everyday activities as economies reopen

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-risks-explainer-idUSKBN23N1PS

Is It Safe to Send My Child Back to Daycare with COVID-19?

https://www.parents.com/toddlers-preschoolers/childcare/daycare/is-it-safe-to-send-my-child-back-to-daycare-with-covid-19/

2 Summer Jobs Teens Can Do From Home or While Social Distancing

https://www.parents.com/kids/teens/make-money/summer-jobs-for-teens-to-do-at-home-and-social-distancing/

Can I host a kids party in my backyard? Your COVID-19 questions answered | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/covid-19-questions-backyard-bbq-soap-1.5612794

15.06.2020

No lockdown should 2nd wave of COVID-19 hit Sask.: Chief medical health officer

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/no-lockdown-second-wave-covid-19-shahab-1.5611830

#Nurses2020: Leading the first Indigenous nursing program

https://www.healthing.ca/special-topics/nursing-week-making-a-difference-by-improving-rural-and-remote-care?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1589397318

20 Virtual Summer Camps to Keep Your Child Busy When the Days Are Long

https://www.purewow.com/family/virtual-summer-camps?utm_campaign=rss&utm_medium=syndication&utm_source=flipboard

5 Ways to Excite Reluctant Writers - Not So Wimpy Teacher

https://www.notsowimpyteacher.com/2020/06/5-ways-to-excite-reluctant-writers.html

How schools will look and change as secondary kids head back from today

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/11865552/how-schools-will-look-secondary-kids/

14.06.2020

Walking with Elders

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/walking-with-elders-1.5349553

Coronavirus: Child psychologists highlight mental health risks of lockdown

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-53037702

Socialize outside and wear a mask to limit COVID-19 spread: Expert

https://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/socialize-outside-and-wear-a-mask-to-limit-covid-19-spread-expert-1.4983208

Are the kids going to be okay?

https://thestarphoenix.com/health/sunny-weather-and-still-trapped-by-covid-are-the-kids-going-to-be-okay/wcm/8acedca4-9f95-4299-ba86-5f841114c78a/

America Is Done With COVID-19. COVID-19 Isn’t Done With America

https://time.com/5852913/covid-second-wave/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200614&xid=newsletter-brief&et_rid=21600831

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