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As the tragic details associated with the attack in Orlando, Fla. unfold, we all are struggling to find the words to articulate what happened and what to do next. Your students and children are no exception. Share My Lesson has teaching materials and resources that will help you offer support.

See the collection for ideas on helping students cope with fear, grief, bullying, gun violence, traumatic events, stereotyping and scapegoating, as well as on how to be an ally.

Visit the Equality Florida Pulse Victims GoFund Me page to support the victims in Orlando. The site includes resources for grief counseling, blood donations, and vigil information. 

Today's News, Tomorrow's Lessons...

Use current event stories as a lead in for discussion with your class, or at home. Our TNTLs feature essential questions, warm-up and critical thinking questions, key terms, and links to supporting resources. ...

Skip to minute 49 of this video to view the segment on mourning after the Orlando tragedy

Essential question

How do you think you could contribute to...

2016-06-13

Essential question

What is the impact of mass shootings on American society?

A lone gunman stormed a nightclub in Orlando, Florida early Sunday morning and...

2015-11-05
Part of the Table Talk: Family Conversations about Current Events created by the Anti-Defamation League
Helping Children Cope with Traumatic Events

Schools are the most important places in a community for an educator or student to receive support when a crisis occurs. Schools provide a familiar environment where the many needs of grieving students and faculty can be met in one place. ...

Schools are the most important places in a community for an educator or student to receive support when a crisis occurs. Schools provide a familiar environment where the many needs of grieving students and faculty can be met in one place. Administrators and educators need to be prepared to deal...

The Coalition to Support Grieving Students is a unique collaboration of the leading professional organizations representing classroom educators (including teachers, paraprofessionals, and other...
Bullying Prevention

Bullying is a community issue that extends beyond the school campus and is prevalent online. Share My Lesson is partnering with educators, school leaders, community and advocacy groups to recognize, prevent and combat bullying while establishing safe and welcoming schools.

This year, we are highlighting new resources designed to support teachers and paraprofessionals in providing safe classroom environments for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning) students.

Bullying is a community issue that extends beyond the school campus and is...

Stereotyping, Scapegoating, and Being an Ally

These resources can help children understand the stereotyping and scapegoating in our country and provide tools to empower children on how to be an ally....