The news about COVID-19 or the coronavirus isn’t getting any better. More cases are being reported across the country, many school districts are closing, and more may soon follow suit to help battle the outbreak. Children of all ages will, as always, be looking look to their parents and teachers for guidance on how to react to these stressful developments.
Dr. Jamie Howard is a senior clinical psychologist in the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute and the director of the Center’s Trauma and Resilience Service. NEA Today recently reached to Howard for some tips and suggestions on how educators should be addressing the coronavirus with their students.