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Social Emotional At-Home Resources

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As districts move to a learning at home model during school closures, we hope that families will continue to focus on student learning. We have compiled learning activities, example videos, and digital resources that are aligned with the Mississippi College-and Career-Readiness Standards to continue and reinforce your child's education. Parents and caregivers should promote good screen time practices when students are online continuing their studies, playing games, or socializing with friends and family. 

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Behavior

  • PBIS World
    This website gives appropriate strategies to support students with their social-emotional and behavioral needs.
  • Reading is Fundamental Activity Center
    Let the young children in your life explore resources about fairness on their own. This vetted, safe, and appropriate set of activities – including puzzles, games, and more – are ready for kids in grades Pre-K to 3 to use independently.

Conversation and Reflection

  • Conversation Starters for Families
    Sometimes the hardest challenge is finding the right question to ask. This resource provides a multitude of questions to start conversations in the car, at the table, or when you have a few minutes to chat

Games

  • Giraffe Heroes Project
    Giraffe heroes are regular people who are willing to stick their neck out for others – compassionate risk takers. This resource has a database of heroes to explore and activities for students.
  • Social-Emotional Learning Games to Play with Your Child
    Learning to manage our own emotions while be sensitive to others is a challenge that all children face. This site provides five games that families can play to sharpen their social and emotional skills, no tech required

Stress and Anxiety

  • SAMHSA: Coping with Stress During an Infectious Disease Outbreak
  • SAMHSADisaster Distress Hotline

Talking with your children about the Coronavirus

  • CASEL
    Guidelines for Parents and Caregivers
  • Livescience
    The Ultimate Kids’ Guide to the New Coronavirus
  • NPR
    What To Say To Kids When The News Is Scary
  • PBS Parents
    How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus