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09.08.2020

Black And Hispanic Children At Risk For 'Severe' COVID-19 Symptoms, CDC Finds

https://www.npr.org/2020/08/08/900494834/children-can-get-severe-covid-19-cdc-says-especially-black-and-hispanic-children 

As a high school student, I feel betrayed by the Sask. government's back-to-school plan

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/op-ed-kiera-krogstad-back-to-school-1.5679011

Sask. parents consider home-schooling due to government's back-to-school plan

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/sask-parents-consider-home-schooling-due-to-government-s-back-to-school-plan-1.5679066

08.08.2020

What's missing from Canada's plans to get kids back to school safely

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/coronavirus-canada-schools-1.5679090

Better ventilation, fewer cellphones called for in federal back-to-school guidelines

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/federal-guidelines-reopening-schools-1.5678123

Why the Teenage Brain Pushes Young People to Ignore Virus Restrictions

https://apple.news/AzNh9nHcTTpKD619K9Pij7Q

07.08.2020

Sask. teachers and kids deserve better than this inadequate back to school plan

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/holinaty-op-ed-school-reopening-1.5677137

What doctors know about the risk of COVID-19 for kids: "The science is constantly evolving"

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/coronavirus-children-risk-covid-19/

A Conversation with Bill Gates 

https://flipboard.com/@businessinsider/a-conversation-with-bill-gates-q7gldnq5j3jat7h6

Online Learning Resources for Babies & Pre-K https://flipboard.com/@lifewiretech/online-learning-resources-for-babies-pre-k-tjqfjqh04f595d54

Plastic Cup Lighthouse | Crafts for Kids | PBS KIDS for Parents

https://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-and-experiments/plastic-cup-lighthouse

Child therapist offers advice on how parents can help kids adapt to Covid-changed world

https://www.11alive.com/article/life/parenting/child-therapist-advice-helping-kids-adapt-to-new-covid-world/85-c2aa0c98-6422-434a-afc9-56646beffab6

How to Navigate a School Reopening

https://www.consumerreports.org/back-to-school/how-to-navigate-a-school-reopening/?EXTKEY=AFLIP

The Coronavirus Seems to Spare Most Kids From Illness, but Its Effect on Their Mental Health Is Deepening

https://time.com/5870478/children-mental-health-coronavirus/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200807&et_rid=21600831

Why You Should Check Harvard’s COVID-19 World Hot Spot Map Before Any International Trip

https://www.forbes.com/sites/suzannerowankelleher/2020/08/07/why-you-should-check-harvards-covid-19-world-hot-spot-map-before-any-international-trip/

06.08.2020

How Safe Is Your School's Reopening Plan? Here's What To Look For

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/08/06/897295450/how-safe-is-your-schools-reopening-plan-here-s-what-to-look-for

Most Teachers Concerned About In-Person School; 2 In 3 Want To Start The Year Online

https://www.npr.org/2020/08/06/898584176/most-teachers-concerned-about-in-person-school-2-in-3-want-to-start-the-year-onl

Wearing A Mask Could Be Even More Important Than We Thought

https://www.npr.org/2020/08/04/898915882/wearing-a-mask-could-be-even-more-important-than-we-thought

Living with face masks: How to stow them, reuse disposables and more

https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/face-mask-stow-reuse-1.5675473

COVID-19: Avoid these hand sanitizers that are recalled in Canada

https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/covid-19-avoid-these-hand-sanitizers-that-are-recalled-in-canada

How to Create an Engaging, Homeschool(ish) Environment for Kids

https://www.fatherly.com/love-money/remote-learning-advice-for-parents/

15 DIY Backyard Games Your Kids Will Never Get Sick of Playing

https://www.popsugar.com/family/diy-yard-games-for-kids-47626483

05.08.2020

SK School Plan: No masks immediately required

https://regina.ctvnews.ca/no-masks-immediately-required-no-smaller-class-sizes-in-sask-back-to-school-plan-1.5051153 

Get-Ready-for-School Checklists | PBS KIDS for Parents

https://www.pbs.org/parents/back-to-school/get-ready-for-school-checklists

From Toddlers to Teens: How to Talk to Kids About Wearing Masks

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/from-toddlers-to-teens-how-to-talk-to-kids-about-wearing-masks

Canada to release mask guidelines for children, recommend them for kids aged 10+

https://globalnews.ca/news/7250340/canada-mask-guidelines-children-coronavirus/

SK Music Festivals during COVID-19

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/august-festivals-filling-sask-with-music-during-pandemic-1.5672956

Kids less likely to die from coronavirus, but schools could become hot spots for spread

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/investigations/2020/08/05/covid-19-back-school-plans-fuel-fear-spread-children-adults/5572061002/

There’s not much good news about kids and coronavirus

https://www.axios.com/children-coronavirus-community-spread-ec749389-9873-4a95-9ab1-de87c3c0cd98.html

Parents Are Scared About The Coronavirus And Other Insights From The Schooling In America Survey

https://www.forbes.com/sites/mikemcshane/2020/08/05/parents-are-scared-about-the-coronavirus-and-other-insights-from-the-schooling-in-america-survey/

04.08.2020

We're facing a 'generational catastrophe' in education, UN warns

https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/04/world/school-closures-catastrophe-un-covid-19-intl/

'Summer slide' learning loss even greater this year due to coronavirus pandemic

https://www.wthr.com/article/news/local/summer-slide-learning-loss-even-greater-this-year-due-to-coronavirus-pandemic/531-e1502016-9a45-4c1f-82f9-77d9443ab752

3 ways to improve your kids’ social skills during remote learning

https://www.fastcompany.com/90535982/3-ways-to-improve-your-kids-social-skills-during-remote-learning

Keeping an eye on COVID-19

https://windspeaker.com/index.php/under-northern-sky-xavier-kataquapit/keeping-eye-covid-19

An Epidemiologist on the 2 Things She's "Watching Very Closely" Before Sending Her Kids to School

https://www.popsugar.com/family/epidemiologist-on-how-to-decide-if-school-is-safe-amid-covid-47662941

How To Stay Safe Dining Out During A Pandemic | The Manual

https://www.themanual.com/food-and-drink/how-to-safely-dine-out-during-the-pandemic/

Masks for kids: How to find the right one

https://www.wave3.com/2020/08/03/masks-kids-how-find-right-one/

This PC-on-a-stick for $120 might be all your student needs for remote learning

https://www.cnet.com/news/this-pc-on-a-stick-for-120-might-be-all-your-student-needs-for-remote-learning/

This CEO has flown 33 times and spent 160 nights away this year. Here's his safety routine

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/04/how-to-stay-safe-while-flying-and-staying-in-hotels-during-a-pandemic.html

Canada's COVID Alert App Has Been Downloaded Over A Million Times In Just 3 Days

https://www.narcity.com/news/ca/covid-alert-app-has-been-downloaded-11-million-times-in-canada-in-3-days

Goodnight Moon redrawn as Good Morning Zoom for Covid-era kids

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/aug/04/goodnight-moon-redrawn-good-morning-zoom-for-covid-era-kids-lindsay-rechler-margaret-wise-brown-childrens-book

03.08.2020

John Legend: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

https://www.npr.org/2020/08/03/896709650/john-legend-tiny-desk-home-concert

The Coronavirus Seems to Spare Most Kids From Illness, but Its Effect on Their Mental Health Is Deepening

https://time.com/5870478/children-mental-health-coronavirus/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200803&et_rid=21600831

Children not a major source of COVID-19, finds rapid review

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/children-not-a-major-source-of-covid-19-finds-rapid-review

Let’s Not Get Back To Normal: 10 Reasons To Embrace The Quarantine Mindset For Good

https://www.forbes.com/sites/lauragarnett/2020/08/03/lets-not-get-back-to-normal-10-reasons-to-embrace-the-quarantine-mindset-for-good/

Should you travel on an airplane? Here's what one infectious diseases doctor has to say | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/covid-airplane-travel-safety-1.5669219

COVID-19 Etiquette: 6 Common Conundrums (And A Printable Pocket Guide)

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/28/896134292/covid-19-etiquette-6-common-conundrums-and-a-printable-pocket-guide

What We Don’t Know About COVID-19 Can Hurt Us

https://time.com/5874241/dont-know-covid-19-hurt-us/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200804&et_rid=21600831

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