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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#24)

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Top Five Links for Week of September 6 to September 13

1. This Doctor of Education examines what to look for in effective education, not just online education.

Commentary: Biggest limitation to online learning may be our imagination

https://www.crainsdetroit.com/other-voices/commentary-biggest-limitation-online-learning-may-be-our-imagination

2. Here is a list of uncomfortable situations your child might face in school AND how to help them practice and prepare for those moments.

From Water-Bottle Sharing To Face Mask Issues, Here’s 6 Awkward Situations Your Kid Might Face—and How To Handle Them

https://parade.com/1086551/korinmiller/parenting-during-covid-how-to-talk-to-kids-awkward-situations/

3. It seems apparent that COVID-19 isn’t going to leave us before winter sets in. Still, there’s a lot you can do to fortify your mental and physical immunity in preparation.

5 things you can do right now to prep your immune system for winter

https://www.mic.com/p/strengthen-your-immune-system-for-winter-with-these-5-practices-33660683

4. Leave it to the educators at Sesame Street to help children prepare for a new school year.

Sesame Street Supports Families as Kids Adjust to a New Normal This Back-to-School Season

https://redtri.com/heroes-wear-masks-elmo-sesame-workshop/

5. Want a balance to help your child’s/teen’s mental health during this time. Balance screen time with green time.

Reduced Screen Time and Increased Green Time Can Promote Mental Strength in Youngsters: Study

https://www.news18.com/news/tech/reduced-screen-time-and-increased-green-time-can-promote-mental-strength-in-youngsters-study-2856375.html

 

13.09.2020

Commentary: Biggest limitation to online learning may be our imagination

https://www.crainsdetroit.com/other-voices/commentary-biggest-limitation-online-learning-may-be-our-imagination

5 fun sidewalk chalk art projects for your children - New Folks

https://www.newfolks.com/stages/sidewalk-chart-art-family/

Unheard Voices of the Pandemic https://flipboard.com/@salon/unheard-voices-of-the-pandemic-luf3j91m7p5e5i4r?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

This Chart Tells Exactly When Your Kids Should Go to Bed

https://www.womenshealthmag.com/life/a33995025/viral-bedtime-chart/

Heading back to an office soon? Expect to see a lot of changes

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/future-of-the-workplace-pandemic-1.5491817

Yes, You Should Wash Your Face Mask Daily, and More COVID-19 Questions Answered https://flipboard.com/@news/yes-you-should-wash-your-face-mask-daily-and-more-covid-19-questions-answered-t3ca80556shpm6ta?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

Faces of COVID-19: Sask. people share what it's like to have the virus

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/faces-of-covid-sask-people-share-about-virus-1.5721050

12.09.2020

Hangover From Alcohol Boom Could Last Long After Pandemic Ends

https://www.npr.org/2020/09/11/908773533/hangover-from-alcohol-boom-could-last-long-after-pandemic-ends

Kids And 'Long-Haul' COVID-19: What Every Parent Needs To Know

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/kids-long-haul-covid-parents_l_5f5b81cec5b6b48507ff886d

Coronavirus FAQs: What Are The New Dating Rules? And What About Hooking Up?

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/09/11/911991077/coronavirus-faqs-what-are-the-new-dating-rules-and-what-about-hooking-up

'Highlights' New Subscription Box Service Educates Kids In Fun, 15 Minute Bursts

https://www.romper.com/p/highlights-new-subscription-box-for-prek-first-graders-actually-makes-learning-fun-33442484

'Safer than being inside': Outdoor classrooms taking shape in Toronto amid COVID-19 | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/safer-than-being-inside-outdoor-classrooms-taking-shape-in-toronto-amid-covid-19-1.5721433?cmp=rss

Special needs students and teachers face hurdles that seem impossible

https://www.today.com/parents/special-education-students-face-unique-hurdles-during-covid-19-t190290

I tried Regina's drive-thru COVID test site

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/i-tried-yqr-drive-thru-covid-testing-1.5720753

Adults With COVID-19 Twice As Likely To Have Eaten At Restaurants, CDC Study Finds

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/09/11/912076989/adults-with-covid-19-twice-as-likely-to-have-eaten-at-restaurants-cdc-study

11.09.2020

Sask. health minister, CMHO reinforce importance of mask use

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/sask-mask-use-covid19-1.5719851

From Water-Bottle Sharing To Face Mask Issues, Here’s 6 Awkward Situations Your Kid Might Face—and How To Handle Them

https://parade.com/1086551/korinmiller/parenting-during-covid-how-to-talk-to-kids-awkward-situations/

5 things you can do right now to prep your immune system for winter

https://www.mic.com/p/strengthen-your-immune-system-for-winter-with-these-5-practices-33660683

Eating out may be riskier than riding a bus during COVID-19 pandemic

https://www.livescience.com/restaurant-dining-covid-19-risk.html

10.09.2020

The Pandemic Has Researchers Worried About Teen Suicide

https://www.npr.org/2020/09/10/911117577/the-pandemic-has-researchers-worried-about-teen-suicide

Back to School: Kids Lunch Ideas from Italian Chefs

https://www.lacucinaitaliana.com/trends/restaurants-and-chefs/back-to-school-kids-lunch-ideas-from-italian-chefs

Internet Access Has Never Been More Important — and Unequal

https://www.teenvogue.com/story/internet-access-coronavirus-pandemic

Parenting In The Time of Corona

https://www.npr.org/2020/09/09/911182732/parenting-in-the-time-of-corona

How to Deal With the Guilt You Feel During the COVID-19 Pandemic

https://www.verywellmind.com/how-to-deal-with-guilt-during-coronavirus-pandemic-5077046

09.09.2020

Sesame Street Supports Families as Kids Adjust to a New Normal This Back-to-School Season

https://redtri.com/heroes-wear-masks-elmo-sesame-workshop/

Stop Telling Your Kids to Stop Worrying About COVID

https://graziadaily.co.uk/life/real-life/back-to-school-after-lockdown/

Serving Others Is As Important As Food And Sex

https://www.forbes.com/sites/garrettgunderson/2020/09/08/serving-others-is-as-important-as-food-and-sex/

When should kids get the flu shot this year? New guidelines released

https://www.today.com/health/flu-vaccine-children-new-guidelines-flu-vaccine-2020-t191199

Eating Disorders Thrive In Anxious Times, And Pose A Lethal Threat

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/09/08/908994616/eating-disorders-thrive-in-anxious-times-and-pose-a-lethal-threat

New drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in Regina first of its kind in the city

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/regina-covid-19-drive-thru-testing-centre-1.5716657

Your Most Pressing Questions About Masks, Answered By CR's Chief Scientist https://flipboard.com/@consumerreports/your-most-pressing-questions-about-masks-answered-by-cr-s-chief-scientist-3b1rrd18g20tcc16?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

An Education Catastrophe Is Not Far Off, Says Khan Academy Founder

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2020-09-08/an-education-catastrophe-is-not-far-off-says-khan-academy-founder-video

5 tips if you fly with your kids during the pandemic

https://thepointsguy.com/guide/flying-with-kids-coronavirus/?utm_source=flipboard

08.09.2020

“I Don’t Want to Live Like This Forever”: A 14-Year-Old’s Story of “Hidden Homelessness” Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/article/teen-experiencing-hidden-homelessness-coronavirus-pandemic-ohio/

12 ways to *actually* help a new mom during a pandemic

https://www.mother.ly/love/how-to-help-new-mom-during-pandemic

Mud Kitchens in 2020 | Ultimate Guide to Outside Play

https://kidchenz.com/mud-kitchens-benefits/

Parents, educators share their top concerns ahead of an unprecedented back-to-school season | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/top-concerns-back-to-school-survey-1.5711155?cmp=rss

Welcome to the start of the school year. It’s going to be rocky

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2020/09/08/welcome-to-the-start-of-the-school-year-its-going-to-be-rocky.html

Parents' biggest frustration with distance learning

https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/08/us/distance-learning-problems-parents-trnd/

School in the Age of Covid: A Series of Impossible Decisions

https://www.wired.com/story/get-wired-podcast-7-covid-school

Mud Kitchens in 2020 | Ultimate Guide to Outside Play

https://kidchenz.com/mud-kitchens-benefits/

These are the 20 most relaxing hobbies, according to a new study

https://www.countryliving.com/uk/wellbeing/a33939260/most-relaxing-hobbies/

Depression Has Skyrocketed During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Study Says

https://time.com/5886228/depression-covid-19-pandemic/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200908&et_rid=21600831

Deepak Chopra does these 5 things every day to strengthen his mind-body connection

https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Wellness/video/deepak-chopra-things-day-strengthen-mind-body-connection-72866245

07.09.2020

Reduced Screen Time and Increased Green Time Can Promote Mental Strength in Youngsters: Study

https://www.news18.com/news/tech/reduced-screen-time-and-increased-green-time-can-promote-mental-strength-in-youngsters-study-2856375.html

Addressing COVID-19 and incarceration

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/bones-in-our-basements-addressing-covid-19-and-incarceration

Parents Are Human, And Other Lessons We Need to Teach Our Kids During The Pandemic

https://www.scarymommy.com/parents-are-human-lessons-kids/

Mental health experts offer tips for parents of students stressed over COVID-19

https://www.kctv5.com/school_authority/mental-health-experts-offer-tips-for-parents-of-students-stressed-over-covid-19/article_cd3b5664-f0ff-11ea-af5e-0be6b26a75fe.html

How To Care For Older People In The Pandemic (And A Printable Guide!)

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/09/04/908288079/how-to-care-for-older-people-in-the-pandemic-and-a-printable-guide

How Can You Tell If A COVID-19 Vaccine Is Working?

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/09/07/909713885/how-can-you-tell-if-a-covid-19-vaccine-is-working

06.09.2020

How To Ask What Kids Are Feeling During Stressful Times

https://www.fatherly.com/parenting/how-to-ask-what-kids-are-feeling-how-handling-stress/

COVID-19 Is Transmitted Through Aerosols. We Have Enough Evidence, Now It Is Time to Act

https://time.com/5883081/covid-19-transmitted-aerosols/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief-covidwave2&utm_content=20200906&et_rid=31778252

Health experts agree this exercise is best during Covid-19

https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/why-strength-training-is-as-important-as-cardio-during-covid-19

“Smithsonian Virtual Adventures” Offer Live After-School Learning Experiences for Kids K–11

https://southernmarylandchronicle.com/2020/09/06/smithsonian-virtual-adventures-offer-live-after-school-learning-experiences-for-kids-k-11/

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