The trauma of the present COVID-19 pandemic has hit teachers hard and is further compounded with school closures happening across the country and the world. Now, more than ever, the focus to provide additional resources for teachers – and to expand those resources to include students, parents, and families for widespread adoption – is essential.
The COVID-19: Resilient Educator Toolkit equips teachers with actionable strategies and advice to use immediately for themselves and in working with and supporting children, parents, and families during these difficult times. Amidst chaos and through adversity, these rich teacher wellness and self-care resources can support and nurture teachers to become more resilient together.
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Here’s our handpicked, curated selection of book titles that support and develop resilience. For your students, check out our Mini-Library of Resilience-Building Books for Children and Young Adults. And don’t forget to share the list with your fellow teachers, students, parents, and anyone else who may benefit from these great readings!