In addition to the widely circulated list, The Best Resources On Talking With Children About Tragedies, I’ve published a few other related posts. I thought readers might find it useful if I brought them all together:
“Do We Have the Courage to Stop This?”
The Nation Heads Back to School With New Worries About Safety is from The New York Times.
U.S. gun association silent on Newtown massacre is a lesson for English Language Learners from Breaking News English.
Revisiting U.S. Policy on Mental Health, Gun Control After Sandy Hook Tragedy is from The PBS News Hour. You can find the text here.
Majority sees Connecticut shooting as societal problem is an infographic from The Washington Post.
The Backlash Against ‘I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother’ is from TIME.
Fears of Stigmatizing People With Autism is from The New York Times.
My View: Above all, teachers are in it for the kids is from CNN, and I think it’s a great piece.
When the safety of school is attacked is from The Hechinger Report.
Seeking Comfort in Song Amid the Whiz of Bullets is a horrifying, must-read piece from The New York Times.
This Is What Happened In My Classroom Today — What Happened In Yours?
An Education On Guns In America has some excellent infographics.
Here’s the text of the President’s speech on Sunday.
Here’s a video of the President’s address at Sunday’s Memorial Service:
For Teachers, Newtown Shootings Prompt Reflection, Outreach is a very good Education Week article, and I’m not just saying that because it quotes me a few times…You have to register — for free — to read the entire article.
How to Help in Newtown, Conn. is from The New York Times.
School Security: Why It’s So Hard to Keep Kids Safe is from TIME.
After Newtown, Can We Make Our Schools Safe? is from The Daily Beast.
Despite tragedy, statistics show schools still a safe haven is from the Center For Public Education.
First we mourn, then we organize is from Bob Peterson.
What Gun Control Could Look Like is from NPR.
Our Sons Are Not Future Killers
is from The New York Times.
The social roots of school shootings is from The Washington Post.
Amid Calls For Gun Control, Some Push For Weapons At School is from NPR.
Reflecting on the Unthinkable is a very good post by David B. Cohen.
Here’s a video from The American Federation of Teachers:
Looking for Lessons in Newtown is by Nicholas Kristof at The New York Times.
Beautiful Statement by Connecticut’s Teacher of the Year is at Diane Ravitch’s blog.
I posted about this Ed Week article yesterday, but you can read the entire piece at this new link without having to register: For Teachers, Newtown Shootings Prompt Reflection, Outreach .
By the way, here’s a video from the famed PS 22 Choir singing the Sandy Hook school song:
The Wall Street Journal has a very accessible interactive timeline called Gun Control in the United States.
The Freedom of an Armed Society appeared in The New York Times, and may be the best piece I’ve ever read on the topic.
N.R.A. Envisions ‘a Good Guy With a Gun’ in Every School is from The New York Times. Here are official responses from the NEA and the AFT.
A better target for gun control is from The Washington Post.
Sandy Hook Shooting: Video Games Blamed, Again is from TIME.
Should Teachers Carry Guns? is from The New Yorker.
Responding To Newtown is from Health Affairs blog.
Arming Teachers Isn’t the Answer is from TIME.
Guns in Banks Are Not Like Guns in Schools is from The New Yorker.
The Associated Press has a useful interactive on gun control.
Watershed: Teaching About Gun Control After Newtown is from The New York Times Learning Network.
Fareed Zakaria has written one of the best pieces on gun control that I’ve seen. It’s titled The solution to gun violence is clear and appeared in The Washington Post.