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February 21, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Quote Of The Day: “Young People [Can] Redirect The Arc Of History”

Children have changed America before, braving fire hoses and police dogs for civil rights is from The Washington Post and is today’s “must-read” article of the day.

Here’s an excerpt:

 

I’m adding it to The Best Articles & Videos Showing How Parkland’s Teens Are Responding To Tragedy.

I’m also adding this tweet to the same list:

February 19, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Do I let the kid in, and maybe the gunman behind her?”

School Shootings Put Teachers in New Role as Human Shields is an article in today’s New York Times, which focuses on the questions in most teachers minds these days.

Here’s an excerpt:

 

You might also be interested in:

When did it become a teacher’s job to stop a bullet for your child? appeared on the PBS News Hour.

The Best Articles & Videos Showing How Parkland’s Teens Are Responding To Tragedy

Florida School Shooting Tragedy Resources, Including Advice On Talking With Students

February 19, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Quote Of The Day: “…Marjory Stoneman Douglas High really could be the last school shooting in America”

The New Yorker has just published How the Survivors of Parkland Began the Never Again Movement.

Here’s an excerpt:

 

I’m adding it to The Best Articles & Videos Showing How Parkland’s Teens Are Responding To Tragedy.

And, as an addendum, teachers and their students might be interested in this opportunity:

February 17, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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The Best Articles & Videos Showing How Parkland’s Teens Are Responding To Tragedy

NOTE: This post was originally headlined “Quote Of The Day: Teen Shooting Survivors Call For Change.” However, because of its importance and subsequent articles appearing in the media, I turned it into a “Best” list…

The Righteous Anger of the Parkland Shooting’s Teen Survivors is a very interesting, and inspiring article, on The Atlantic’s site today.

Talk about student agency!

A loud, new voice after the latest school shooting: Kids wanting to know why adults hadn’t done more is a similar piece that appeared in The Washington Post.

A ‘Mass Shooting Generation’ Cries Out for Change is another article in the NY Times.

In wake of another shooting, calls for a national school walkout is from The San Francisco Chronicle.

COURAGEOUS GRIEVING AND THE TRAGEDY IN PARKLAND is from Wired.

You might also be interested in Florida School Shooting Tragedy Resources, Including Advice On Talking With Students.

And here’s a related video:

Florida student Emma Gonzalez to lawmakers and gun advocates: ‘We call BS’ is from CNN.

He survived the Florida school shooting. He vows not to return to classes until gun laws change. is from The Washington Post.

Florida students plead with Congress: It’s about the guns is from The Washington Post.

Why Parkland students have emerged as a powerful political voice is from The Washington Post.

Quote Of The Day: “…Marjory Stoneman Douglas High really could be the last school shooting in America”

Children have changed America before, braving fire hoses and police dogs for civil rights is from The Washington Post and is today’s “must-read” article of the day.

Here’s an excerpt:

Eleven Videos About Student-Let Protests For Gun Control

Quote Of The Day: Shooting Survivor Wants Her School To Be Remembered For Starting “A Revolution”

The Power of the Parkland Town Hall is from The Atlantic.

February 14, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Florida School Shooting Tragedy Resources, Including Advice On Talking With Students

 

It’s a terrible day.

Teachers might find these two lists useful:

The Best Resources On Talking With Children About Tragedies

A Collection Of Resources On The Sandy Hook Shooting

Also: Quote Of The Day: Teen Shooting Survivors Call For Change

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