coronavirus

March 22, 2020

Young people need support and encouragement now more than ever. We can create a caring community for our students now - whether we're connecting at school or online. 

March 22, 2020

Students need a chance to share their thoughts and feelings about the coronavirus—even if our classes have gone online. Here are some guidelines for creating a supportive space for this conversation. 

March 20, 2020

Students consider how the coronavirus pandemic has revealed gaps in our public health system, amplifying calls for universal health insurance and a national paid sick leave policy.

March 19, 2020

This online activity provides a supportive virtual space where students can connect and gather strength during the coronavirus pandemic.

March 19, 2020

This online activity provides a supportive virtual space where school staff can connect and gather strength to support our students during the coronavirus pandemic.

March 16, 2020

The poem Yes, by William Stafford, is a timely one to share with students and colleagues, either face to face or virtually. Here, a reading and suggestions for how to reflect together on the poem. 

March 10, 2020

Here are six suggestions for how to facilitate a circle without passing a talking piece from person to person. 

February 6, 2020

This activity aims to cultivate students' empathy for those who face bias or discrimination stemming from the coronavirus by inviting them to reflect on the words of those affected. 

February 4, 2020

This lesson provides factual information for students about the coronavirus aimed at preventing students from targeting classmates who are thought to be from China. 

February 2, 2020

Basic guidelines on how to counter biased or uninformed student responses to the novel coronavirus.