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  • 5 Things You Should Know About Stress

    National Institute of Mental Health

    Everyone feels stressed from time to time, but what is stress? How does it affect your overall health? And what can you do to manage your stress?Here are five things you should know about stress.

    • Audience: Parents, Educators, PTA Leaders
    • Resource Type: PDF
    • Hub Category: Community Concerns, Health
    • Grade Level: K-12
  • Educate Yourself About California Laws Regarding LGBTQ Individuals and Families and Schools

    Our Family Coalition

    Many laws have been established to protect our students and give educators the ability and responsibility to address issues of diversity in the classroom. The following is a summarized version of the rights and responsibilities in California that explicity, but not exclusively, affect LGBTQ individuals and families.

    • Audience: Parents, Educators, PTA Leaders
    • Resource Type: PDF
    • Hub Category: Community Concerns, Health
    • Grade Level: K-12
  • Help Your School Become More Welcoming And Inclusive

    Our Family Coalition

    The key to success lies in building healthy and effective collaborations between LGBTQ families, and cisgender and straight parents, teachers, and school administrators. Below are some positive steps to support LGBTQ families in school communities.

    • Audience: Parents, Educators, PTA Leaders
    • Resource Type: PDF
    • Hub Category: Community Concerns, Health
    • Grade Level: K-12
  • Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019

    Provides information for parents and caregivers about infectious disease outbreaks in your community. Knowing important information about the outbreak and learning how to be prepared can reduce stress and help calm likely anxieties. This resource will help parents and caregivers think about how an infectious disease outbreak might affect their family— both physically and emotionally—and what they can do to help their family cope

    health, COVID

    • Audience: Parents, Educators, PTA Leaders
    • Resource Type: PDF
    • Hub Category: Community Concerns, Health
    • Grade Level: K-12
  • Helping Children and Teens Cope with Anxiety About COVID-19

    Seattle Children's Hospital

    As coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to spread, adults, children and teens are trying to make sense of what the outbreak means for their families and communities. Those with anxiety disorders may feel more worry than usual.

    • Audience: Parents, Educators, PTA Leaders
    • Resource Type: Web Site
    • Hub Category: Community Concerns, Health
    • Grade Level: K-12
  • Talking to Young Children About Gender

    Gender Spectrum

    You may think young children are too little to talk about gender, but kids get messages about gender from the day they are born!

    • Audience: Parents, Educators, PTA Leaders
    • Resource Type: Web Site
    • Hub Category: Community Concerns, Health
    • Grade Level: K-12
  • Trevor Support Center

    The Trevor Project

    The Trevor Support Center is a place where LGBTQ youth and their allies can find answers to frequently asked questions, and explore resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity and more! Remember, if you need immediate support or help, Trevor’s counselors are just a phone call, chat, or text away. You are not alone.

  • Spotlight: Auroras

    Discover Kids Magazine

    Discover Magazine helps kids understand the phenomenon of the aurora borealis showing them magnetic fields, beautiful photos, and well-researched information.

  • iCivics Games

    This collection of video games offers teachers and students the opportunity to play with civic skills and knowledge. The games would work for a family activity as well and build civics knowledge we all need to be responsible citizens. (Some of the games have been translated for English learners.)

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