Talking with Students About Shocking or Disturbing News

Students may be encountering violent images, misinformation, and anxiety-provoking headlines, especially as they use social media. It can be difficult to know how to address these issues in the classroom. You can use these age-appropriate tips and resources to decide how much to discuss the news, help kids learn news and media literacy to navigate current events, and encourage media balance to protect their well-being. Visit Common Sense Education to learn more.

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October 25, 2023

Thank you Common Sense for these helpful resources in these challenging times. I appreciate also your News Literacy resource list.

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