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As seen on NBC Nightly News: Scholastic has donated 1 million books to schools and libraries that applied for help online after Hurricane Sandy, providing replacement copies of beloved stories lost to the storm. NBC’s Chris Jansing reports.
As seen on NBC Nightly News: Principal Anna Mae Stefanelli and Second grade teacher Peter O’Neill at The OLC school and Little Harbor Academy in Jersey City said it was a “wonderful blessing” to receive seven thousand books for their school from Scholastic.
Scholastic is donating one million books to heavily-damaged schools and libraries in the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy.
The Yale Child Study Center shares tips for parents on communicating with children and facilitating recovery in times of disaster.
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The Scholastic My Time Journal is a “make your own” book that allows children to express their feelings through writing and drawing.
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Scholastic's Chief Academic Officer Francie Alexander suggests books for kids dealing with trauma and stress.
NPR interview with Scholastic classroom magazine editor Suzanne McCabe discussing how to talk to kids about disasters.
The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps reports on the storm and recovery.
The UCLA Center for Mental Health in Schools provides a variety of resources and materials for use in crisis prevention and response. (Click on “Responding to a Crisis”)
Education Week discusses the importance of school‑community support systems. Hurricane Sandy is another reminder about emergency preparedness and aftermath planning.
New York City teacher blogger shares ideas for returning to school after the storm and helping kids process their feelings about the hurricane.