With the Las Vegas tragedy on our minds, we know that there may be impossible conversations happening in classrooms nationwide in days and weeks to come.
No matter where you reside, it's likely that students will see the news headlines on television and online. For age-appropriate news articles about the event, there's Junior Scholastic (for middle schoolers) and the New York Times Upfront (for high schoolers).
Scholastic.com also has Resources for Responding to Tragedy and Violence, for educators in grades preK-12
You may also want to support the families in your school community as they have similar difficult conversations at home. We suggest Three Tips for Talking to Your Kids About Scary News.
Our hearts go out to the victims of this terrible tragedy.