For Teachers: Summer Reading During Turbulent Times

“Influenced by the pandemic and social unrest, two teachers recommend books to read this summer on topics like wrestling with loss, addressing inequity, and recharging for the school year ahead.” https://www.edutopia.org/article/teachers-summer-reading-during-turbulent-times?fbclid=IwAR1atEJyPMkO0FGt73ZOCz8aear8RhAKGtQouYwnwmviunl3PoVEH-eNo2E

Psychologists Give Strategies for Overcoming Quarantine Fatigue

This article suggests getting back to basics, like; eating healthy, being active, and getting enough sleep. Also, knowing that this is the way it’s going to be for a while and focusing on what you do have, instead of what you’ve had to give up, is important. https://www-inverse-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.inverse.com/mind-body/how-to-overcome-quarantine-fatigue/amp?fbclid=IwAR1zLh2vJyeRNDlnMeQzLXY1gY_xtBR4F7113XVi0iWdOBgXWmlvud-9eBE

Why Stillness is Crucial to Your Brain During This Pandemic

Do your best to carve out a few minutes every day to do nothing, just be quiet and present with your thoughts. If you do this, it can help you to better regulate your emotions and be more creative, productive, and healthy. https://whyy.org/segments/why-stillness-is-crucial-for-your-brain-during-this-pandemic/?fbclid=IwAR1woVkPPPvnY0cNKO-j1Q2eTYMQO9GGMmp_atUVCO2Cw2JAsKMttA_3vO4

Self-Care for Educators and Students

While this resource was likely made just before most of us were sheltering in place, it provides a lot of great resources, including; how to talk to your kids/students about the continued development of information, lesson plans to cultivate well-being, webinars for educators, and wellness resources for adults too. https://www.breathe4change.com/?fbclid=IwAR2qC8-Av7Fd4V4zULK3EefWBpIqFl1sUaGR-BF7m_ShCx9EJCdZfkdnbAU

A Trauma-Informed Approach to Teaching Through Coronavirus

Educators are working hard to balance instruction and routines with the ongoing effects of pandemic-related trauma. This article provides resources to help educators facilitate a sense of safety, connectedness and hope in their daily lessons. Tips for self-care and other tool kits/resources are also provided. https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/a-trauma-informed-approach-to-teaching-through-coronavirus?fbclid=IwAR04Dvb3lRW_pBVXsHy_M0aqzXn3RX_KKHzQnllceaDhf7jPsgWmvLiwYOg