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  • A Parent’s Guide to Media Literacy

    National Association for Media Literacy Education

    Here’s a guide to help families start media literacy conversations at home. The one simple piece of advice: teach your kids to ask questions. The guide includes examples of conversations that may come up at home and provides parents with some simple ways to encourage critical thinking.

  • Expo Marker Arts Trick-Instructions & CAPTA Video

    California State Parent Teacher Association

    This at-home experiment done by members of California State PTA shows just how easy and rewarding it is to engage your child in STEAM activities. Today we look at a neat trick any family can do at home with a few plates and expo markers.

  • Talking to Kids About the Violence at the U.S. Capitol

    While parents and caregivers continue to process these disturbing events, kids are also trying to make sense of what they’re seeing and hearing. You can use the following age-appropriate questions to find out what kids and teens know about the events, and what questions they have, and to take care of their emotional well-being. You can also use this as a teachable moment to help older kids and teens develop critical-thinking and media literacy skills as they witness this historic moment.

  • 17 Rules to Protect My Child Online

    Broadband Search

    When dealing with children, there is a constant struggle between trying to keep them safe while also allowing them the freedom to explore and learn about themselves and the world. Know how to protect them online.

  • Guidelines for Use of Wired and Wireless Technology in Classrooms

    Grassroots Environmental Education, Inc.,

    All wireless devices emit microwave or radio-frequency radiation (RFR). Recent scientific studies have shown that this type of radiation, previously thought to be relatively safe, has measurable and potentially harmful biological effects on humans. Developing fetuses and young children are among the most vulnerable to this type of radiation.

  • How to Reduce Exposure to Radiofrequency Energy from Cell Phones

    California Department of Public Health

    The use of cell phones has increased dramatically in recent years, including among children and young adults. These phones put out radio frequency (RF) energy. Some scientists andpublic health officials believe RF energy may affect human health. This guidance document describes RF energy, lists some of the potential health concerns, and provides guidance on how people can reduce their exposure.

    • Audience: Parents, Educators, PTA Leaders
    • Resource Type: PDF
    • Hub Category: Community Concerns, Health
    • Grade Level: K-12
  • Help Us Stay Calm

    National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations

    How to model calming behavior for your child during these stressful times. Reminding us to stay calm, reflect and reconnect instead of letting stress get the better of us. This is also available in Spanish here:

  • Help Us Calm Down– Strategies for Children

    National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations

    Kids need tools to help them manage stress or anger. This infographic can be posted where your child can see it and use it as they need it. It is also available in Spanish here:

  • Supporting Children During Online Learning

    National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations

    This website has infographics, stories, and tips for helping your child during the time of distance learning in both English and Spanish. Great resources for parents, teachers and PTA leaders.

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