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For youth voices podcast about responses to COVID-29, please check out our Facebook page, Youth Voices Today. Topics include: Mental Health, Education, Running Away, Being at home during physical distancing.

29.06.2020

Want To Be Happier? Evidence-Based Tricks To Get You There

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/02/867905101/want-to-be-happier-evidence-based-tricks-to-get-you-there

COVID-19: how to deal with our cognitive biases

https://theconversation.com/covid-19-how-to-deal-with-our-cognitive-biases-140467 

Zoom chats short circuit a brain function essential for trust: Don Pittis | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/zoom-trust-business-pandemic-1.5628638

Police in Regina remind social media buyers, sellers to stay safe during meet-ups

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/regina-police-social-media-meet-up-safety-1.5630052

Homelessness ‘uniquely dangerous’ for women, researchers report

https://windspeaker.com/news/windspeaker-news/homelessness-uniquely-dangerous-women-researchers-report

50 Kindergarten Books to Help Foster a Love of Reading

https://www.purewow.com/books/kindergarten-books

I Will Provide My Kids’ Needs, But They Need To Pay For Their Wants

https://www.scarymommy.com/allowance-teach-kids-money/

15 Online Classes You & Your Kids Can Take Together

https://www.sheknows.com/parenting/slideshow/2275603/online-classes-kids-parents/

Mandryk: Despite recent spikes, Shahab's faith in Sask. people rewarded

https://leaderpost.com/opinion/columnists/mandryk-despite-recent-spikes-shahabs-faith-in-sask-people-rewarded?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook&fbclid=IwAR32BLxLxC57ONcplGnePVawksFhnrJ_XS3yu8as9Ffa4ZJ96moFy9fcbJc#Echobox=1593178339 

28.06.2020

Young people urged to take virus more seriously as pandemic worsens in U.S.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/young-people-are-driving-a-spike-in-coronavirus-infections-officials-say/2020/06/27/3654638c-b7b4-11ea-a510-55bf26485c93_story.html?itid=sf_national

Here’s How to End an Argument in 5 Quick Steps

https://www.purewow.com/wellness/how-to-end-a-fight?utm_campaign=rss&utm_medium=syndication&utm_source=flipboard

These parents created a 'Common Sense Camp' to teach their kids basic life skills while quarantining

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/27/us/parents-common-sense-camp-coronavirus-trnd/

27.06.2020

Essential Vocab For COVID-19: From Asymptomatic To Zoonotic

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/06/27/883975628/essential-vocab-for-covid-19-from-asymptomatic-to-zoonotic

Coronavirus FAQs: Is There A Polite Way To Remind Someone To Follow Pandemic Rules?

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/06/26/884003848/coronavirus-faqs-is-there-a-polite-way-to-remind-someone-to-follow-pandemic-rule

26.06.2020

'We can take this uncertainty and mould it into what we dream to see;' Saskatoon's high school valedictorians deliver speeches during unprecedented times

https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/we-can-take-this-uncertainty-and-mould-it-into-what-we-dream-to-see-saskatoons-high-school-valedictorians-deliver-speeches-during-unprecedented-times?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook&fbclid=IwAR2Ow4wS8ETfubPvOrcV7ToF0zL_2hrJ_bGDozRWdVMeZmju4ACejzektjE#Echobox=1593127613

25.06.2020

Mindfulness for Kids - Mindful

https://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-for-kids/

Parties — Not Protests — Are Causing Spikes In Coronavirus

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/06/24/883017035/what-contact-tracing-may-tell-about-cluster-spread-of-the-coronavirus

Navigating The Coming Out Conversation — From Both Sides

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/01/867059156/navigating-the-coming-out-conversation-from-both-sides

Schools need to reopen: Continued closures will only widen the divide in learning

https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2020/06/26/Schools-reopen-education-COVID-19-pandemic/stories/202006170035

6-year-old's pizzas raising money to help feed other kids during COVID-19

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/hazel-pizza-raising-money-feed-kids-regina-1.5623599

Reducing transmission of SARS-CoV-2

https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6498/1422?et_cid=3379423&et_rid=49127049&utm_campaign=toc_sci-mag_2020-06-25

First Traces of COVID-19 Vaccine

https://thestarphoenix.com/pmn/business-pmn/moderna-eyes-q3-for-first-doses-of-potential-covid-19-vaccine-with-catalent-deal/wcm/f3585238-efc1-4525-8ff4-13ec50ae6fd4/

24.06.2020

Five Indigenous teens you should know

https://www.cbc.ca/kidsnews/post/five-indigenous-teens-you-should-know?cmp=FB_Feed_CBCMain&fbclid=IwAR3hdvSzEcSnsbcVt9J-VLu6him4UJ_JUeGTEwnAiiYXM2pWcnsaNFBG_Bc

Indigenous reps to serve as apprentice coaches at Canada Summer Games

https://windspeaker.com/news/sports/indigenous-reps-serve-apprentice-coaches-canada-summer-games?fbclid=IwAR0sTz-mvEzupdlAKfA7eTRRw6636f97mXD26E-DKdEs3-3Wmtg7NPm2uRM

Developing resilience is an important tool to help you deal with coronavirus and the surge in cases

https://theconversation.com/developing-resilience-is-an-important-tool-to-help-you-deal-with-coronavirus-and-the-surge-in-cases-140412

It’s Time to Use Our Moral Imagination

https://www.psychiatrictimes.com/view/its-time-use-our-moral-imagination

This Hilarious 'Goodnight Moon' Parody Nails Pandemic Parenting

https://www.kveller.com/this-hilarious-goodnight-moon-parody-nails-pandemic-parenting/

Sask. parents not yet comfortable sending kids back to school, COVID-19 survey suggests

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/covid-19-attitudes-in-sask-survey-1.5626186

What Parents Can Learn From Child Care Centers That Stayed Open During Lockdowns

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/24/882316641/what-parents-can-learn-from-child-care-centers-that-stayed-open-during-lockdowns

All You Wanted To Know About Coronavirus Vaccine Science But Were Afraid To Ask

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/06/24/881704736/all-you-wanted-to-know-about-coronavirus-vaccine-science-but-were-afraid-to-ask

Bleak UNICEF Report On Kids And COVID-19 ... But There Is Hope

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/06/23/882338481/bleak-unicef-report-on-kids-and-covid-19-but-there-is-hope

City of Regina to open one outdoor pool this season

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/regina-regent-outdoor-pool-opening-1.5626279

Cheer Crates support Saskatoon families during pandemic

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/news/index.php?detail=4588

23.06.2020

Gottman black children stress

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/18/879892149/how-to-help-black-children-cope-amid-stress-of-racial-protests 

Pediatrician weighs in on Sask. back-to-school guidelines

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/coivd-school-reopening-1.5624601

Not Sure What You're Feeling? Journaling Can Help

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/11/875054593/not-sure-what-youre-feeling-journaling-can-help

Research suggests rise of ‘turbo relationships’ occurring in lockdown

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/uk/lifestyle/a32946365/relate-research-turbo-relationships-lockdown/

10 Best Ways to Increase Dopamine Levels Naturally

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/how-to-increase-dopamine?apid=25636206&slot_pos=article_1

6 Free Children’s Ebooks on the Coronavirus

https://bookriot.com/2020/06/24/free-childrens-books-about-coronavirus/

Regina councillors want to discuss reopening outdoor pools for summer 2020

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/regina-councillors-want-to-discuss-reopening-outdoor-pools-for-summer-2020-1.5623476

It’s Ridiculous to Treat Schools Like Covid Hot Zones

https://www.wired.com/story/its-ridiculous-to-treat-schools-like-covid-hot-zones

Some countries reconsider 2-metre rule for physical distancing, but not here | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/2-metres-coronavirus-covid-distancing-1.5624439

Youth organize digital town hall to urge change on social issues

https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/youth-organize-digital-town-hall-to-urge-change-on-social-issues/wcm/5797be72-72c0-4de7-b6ba-969661647775/ 

SARCAN starts offering recycling services to the public again

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/recycling-1.5612930

50 Must-Read Books for 6th Graders

https://bookriot.com/2020/06/24/books-for-6th-graders/

Why Nighttime Rituals Make Bedtime Easier For The Whole Family

https://www.scarymommy.com/bedtime-routine/

22.06.2020

COVID-19: This is when life will return to normal, according to the experts

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/06/coronavirus-covid19-life-social-distancing-noramlity-chart/

Gottman Institute: Navigating Anxiety in Childhood

https://fal.cn/38HHw

Covid-19 Has Made Parents Into the Bad Guy

https://www.fatherly.com/love-money/relationships/coronavirus-parents-are-the-bad-guys-saying-no/

Is It Safe to Take My Kids to Disney World?

https://www.fatherly.com/health-science/is-it-safe-to-take-my-kid-to-disney-world/

The Loneliness Epidemic

https://apple.news/ARKGNjyxuT9O6iq9wQv7GFw

WHO says record number of coronavirus cases isn't just because of more testing

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/22/who-says-record-coronavirus-numbers-is-not-just-because-of-more-testing.html

Yes, Wearing Masks Helps. Here's Why

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/06/21/880832213/yes-wearing-masks-helps-heres-why

More than half of Canadians want to keep 2-metre distancing rule, poll finds

https://globalnews.ca/news/7095944/coronavirus-canadians-two-metre-distancing/

Pediatrician explains important conversations you should be having with your kids during the pandemic

https://fox2now.com/news/pediatrician-explains-important-conversations-you-should-be-having-with-your-kids-during-the-pandemic/

Is there a big risk of getting coronavirus from food? The CDC has an answer

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/is-there-a-big-risk-of-getting-coronavirus-from-food-the-cdc-has-an-answer-2020-06-23

FHQTC launches contest to keep youth members active and engaged during Covid-19

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/news/index.php?detail=4585

How to Teach Kids the Difference Between Facts and Opinions

https://offspring.lifehacker.com/how-to-teach-kids-the-difference-between-facts-and-opin-1844013184

Here’s what heading back to school in a pandemic will look like for Saskatchewan students

https://globalnews.ca/news/7081905/back-to-school-guidelines-saskatchewan-students-classrooms/

At our middle school, teaching about Juneteenth means getting creative

https://ny.chalkbeat.org/2020/6/18/21296042/at-our-middle-school-teaching-about-juneteenth-means-getting-creative

10 Fun Math Activities for Kindergarteners

https://www.parents.com/kids/education/math-and-science/10-math-activities-for-kindergarten/

11 Addition Worksheets for First Through Third Graders

https://www.parents.com/kids/education/addition-worksheets-first-through-third-grade/

Indigenous History on Social Media

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/jaris-swidrovich-social-media-indigenous-history-1.5622970

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