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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#21)

COVID 19 Links

Top 3 Links This Week

1. Youth Voices Today: Youth Perspective on COVID-19, from foster youth in SK, produced by Mercedes Redman of the First Nations University.

https://www.facebook.com/youthvoicestoday

2. Georgia Teachers' Back-To-School Rap About Virtual Learning Goes Viral: Excellent Rap by a teacher calling her students back to a quality year of learning.

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/08/19/903980599/georgia-high-school-teachers-back-to-school-rap-about-virtual-learning-goes-vira

3. Humans aren't inherently selfish – we're actually hardwired to work together: Healthy reminder that humans are really hardwired to connect.

https://theconversation.com/humans-arent-inherently-selfish-were-actually-hardwired-to-work-together-144145

 

23.08.2020

Youth Voices Today

https://www.facebook.com/youthvoicestoday

WET Science Center At Home Science: Teeny Tiny Worlds - ThurstonTalk

https://www.thurstontalk.com/2020/08/23/wet-science-center-at-home-science-teeny-tiny-worlds/

22.08.2020

Regina Public Schools' updated reopening plan includes cohorting, start dates

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/regina-public-schools-updated-reopening-plan-includes-cohorting-start-dates-1.5695816

Some Sask. parents, students still worried about return to school in spite of top doctor's reassurance

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/sask-parents-concerns-back-to-school-1.5691502

Making The Best Of Virtual Learning: Some Advice From The Founder Of Khan Academy

https://www.npr.org/2020/08/22/904652858/making-the-best-of-virtual-learning-some-advice-from-the-founder-of-khan-academy?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news

Needs of Students During the COVID-19 Era

https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Press/Press_Releases/2020/Needs_Students_During_COVID-19_Era.aspx

21.08.2020

Georgia Teachers' Back-To-School Rap About Virtual Learning Goes Viral

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/08/19/903980599/georgia-high-school-teachers-back-to-school-rap-about-virtual-learning-goes-vira

Minecraft Education is perfectly suited for this surreal back-to-school moment

https://www.theverge.com/21377192/minecraft-education-edition-back-to-school-pandemic

How many masks should my child take to school? Your back-to-school mask questions answered | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/back-to-school-mask-questions-covid-19-1.5693511?cmp=rss

How To Tell A Real COVID-19 Contact Tracer's Call From A Scammer's

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/08/20/903664222/how-to-tell-a-real-covid-19-contact-tracers-call-from-a-scammers

Daycare, Grandparent, Pod Or Nanny? How To Manage The Risks Of Pandemic Child Care

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/08/21/902613282/daycare-grandparent-pod-or-nanny-how-to-manage-the-risks-of-pandemic-child-care

20.08.2020

Humans aren't inherently selfish – we're actually hardwired to work together

https://theconversation.com/humans-arent-inherently-selfish-were-actually-hardwired-to-work-together-144145

How to Stay Healthy Going Back to School During the Coronavirus Pandemic

https://www.teenvogue.com/story/how-to-stay-healthy-back-to-school-coronavirus

11 Tips For Managing Kids of Different Ages Who Are Learning at Home

https://www.popsugar.com/family/tips-for-homeschooling-kids-different-ages-grades-47708851?utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=feed

Canada's Top Doc Says COVID-19 Is Under Control https://flipboard.com/@narcitycanada/canada-s-top-doc-says-covid-19-is-under-control-fb1oqmcni51ag1vr?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

What to Know About COVID-19 Tests, from PCR to Antigen to Antibody

https://time.com/5880255/covid-19-tests-types/

Coronavirus: Children carry 'significantly more' virus than hospitalised adults

https://www.sciencefocus.com/news/coronavirus-children-carry-significantly-more-virus-than-hospitalised-adults/

Free Courses to Maintain Mental & Physical Health During a Pandemic

http://www.openculture.com/2020/08/free-courses-to-maintain-mental-physical-health-during-a-pandemic.html

19.08.2020

Do Your Kids Need a Little Calm? These Mindfulness Activities Can Help Them Unwind

https://www.popsugar.com/family/mindfulness-activities-for-kids-47595392?utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=feed

The risks of three back-to-school plans, ranked

https://www.popsci.com/story/health/coronavirus-school-reopening-risks/?utm_medium=syndication&utm_source=flipboard

During the pandemic, are the little kids alright? Survey shows COVID is taking a toll now and will in the future.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2020/08/19/covid-pandemic-taking-toll-families-young-children/5585373002/

Getting a flu shot this year is more important than ever because of COVID-19

https://theconversation.com/getting-a-flu-shot-this-year-is-more-important-than-ever-because-of-covid-19-144034

There is "no scenario" where going to the cinema is safe, say scientists

https://www.nme.com/news/film/there-is-no-scenario-where-going-to-the-cinema-is-safe-say-scientists-2732390?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=there-is-no-scenario-where-going-to-the-cinema-is-safe-say-scientists

18.08.2020

Pandemic now driven by 20s, 30s, 40s group, many asymptomatic: WHO

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-who-idUSKCN25E0AZ

How Bars Are Fueling COVID-19 Outbreaks

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/08/18/902328016/how-bars-are-fueling-covid-19-outbreaks

Back-to-school questions on COVID-19 with Dr. Abdu Sharkawy

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/back-to-school-questions-on-covid-19-with-dr-abdu-sharkawy-1.5068510

Kids are bigger coronavirus spreaders than many doctors realized – here’s how schools can lower the risk

https://theconversation.com/kids-are-bigger-coronavirus-spreaders-than-many-doctors-realized-heres-how-schools-can-lower-the-risk-144562

Staying Strong During Lockdown Means Reaching Out — And Working Your Mind, Too

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/08/18/900245970/staying-strong-during-lockdown-means-reaching-out-and-working-your-mind-too

'I Promise' This Is A Message Book Your Kids Will Love

https://www.npr.org/2020/08/18/903306382/i-promise-this-is-a-message-book-your-kids-will-love

17 books to read if you’re feeling lost right now

https://www.stylist.co.uk/books/best-self-help-books-memoirs-mental-health/417130

Make a Butterfly Costume | Crafts for Kids | PBS KIDS for Parents

https://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-and-experiments/make-a-butterfly-costume

Apps to Help With Homeschooling

https://www.mansionglobal.com/articles/apps-to-help-with-homeschooling-218499

SUSAN HARTLEY: It's appalling that school is a refuge from family strife for many kids | SaltWire

https://www.saltwire.com/opinion/local-perspectives/susan-hartley-its-appalling-that-school-is-a-refuge-from-family-strife-for-many-kids-486195/

17.08.2020

The Science Is Simple, So Why Is Opening Schools So Complicated?

https://www.npr.org/2020/08/14/902537801/the-science-is-simple-so-why-is-opening-schools-so-complicated

Rural Schools Struggle With Road Ahead In Era Of Coronavirus

https://www.npr.org/2020/08/17/902686819/rural-schools-struggle-with-road-ahead-in-era-of-coronavirus

7 Skills Students Need for Distance Learning

https://www.middleweb.com/43557/7-skills-students-need-for-distance-learning/

What We’ve Stolen From Our Kids

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/08/what-weve-stolen-our-kids/615211/?utm_medium=offsite&utm_source=flipboard&utm_campaign=all

I Thought A Zoo: Simulated Games For Isolated Times

https://www.npr.org/2020/08/17/902585728/i-thought-a-zoo-simulated-games-for-isolated-times

16.08.2020

The strain on students with special needs

https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-deep-dives-05561ce9-91e3-4a09-886f-95f0b4c1f2a6.html?chunk=4

How to talk about back-to-school plans with your kids during a pandemic

https://www.cbc.ca/1.5688177 

Masks to become mandatory at University of Regina campuses

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/u-of-r-mandatory-masks-1.5687973

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