By Katy Murphy
Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 11:43 am in Uncategorized.
As many as 27 dead, including at least 18 children. At Sandy Hook Elementary in western Connecticut this morning, one of the worst massacres we’ve had yet.
Teachers and parents: When and how do you talk about the tragedy with younger children, and with teens — especially when so few details are known?
I just spoke with Melia Franklin, an Oakland mother and director of the Parent Leadership Action Network, for a story my colleague Matthias Gafni is writing.
“I think the main thing is children need to know that the people with them are keeping them safe,” she said.
Below, I’ll post a resource that parents and teachers might find helpful.