COVID-19

BC’s Restart Plan

Yesterday the BC Government announced BC’s Restart Plan. Find information on what that can mean to you and your work in: BC’s Restart Plan BC COVID-19 Go-Forward Management Strategy BC …

Learning to Teach at a Distance

Have you made a fast change from in-person to distance teaching or tutoring? Would you like to feel more prepared? Many people are feeling the same way. Some helpful resources …

Social Connection during COVID-19

May 4th-10th is CMHA Mental Health Week. This year, the theme is ‘social connection’ and its importance for mental health. The campaign this year calls for us to #GetReal about …

Family Violence and COVID-19

While staying at home offers protection from COVID-19, it increases the risk for women and children experiencing family violence. Domestic violence rates are rising in Canada and globally during the …

COVID-19 Parenting Tip Sheets

Recognizing the challenges that physical distancing and school closures can create for parents, a team of parenting experts has developed a set of six tip sheets on positive parenting. The …

A Guide to COVID-19 and Early Childhood Development

The Harvard Center on the Developing Child has released A Guide to COVID-19 and Early Childhood Development. This is a collection of resources and recommendations to help parents, caregivers, childcare …

Wide Open School

With all the online learning activities available now for kids learning from home, how do you choose? Which ones are educational? Which ones are engaging? Are they free? Common Sense …

COVID-19 in Plain Language

Clear health communication is important to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Videos can be a good way to convey a clear message. Here’s an example.  Posters and infographics …

Helping Children Cope with Social Distancing

This long weekend is often a time for social gatherings. But this year, there are good reasons to continue social distancing. How can you help children understand and cope? Find …

The Power of Play

Parents may notice that their children’s play has been affected by the COVID-19 crisis. How the Coronavirus Is Influencing Children’s Play describes some possible impacts. Play offers many benefits for …