Effective Education for Disaster Risk Reduction - Learning Matters.
Second half of my tornado safety & preparedness for children & families is available below. I expanded on learning from the previous comic strip & included some bi-lingual moments (65+m speak at home in USA). Thank you to America Gavira-Pabon for her translations skills!…Continue
Something I have been working on: A comic strip on tornado safety for children and families. We used this as part of a Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant collaboration where we are returning VORTEX-USA research back to the community. Last week with 150 first grade students!
Clicking on images will open a larger version in anew window. I will be adding a PowerPoint of all of the comics in the post for teachers to use as a comment.
I'm adding here in the right order and to show the…Continue
Save the Children has recently published a global study entitled: "Protect A Generation Report: The impact of COVID-19 on children". It is based on a global survey to understand the impact that COVID-19 has had on children and their families, and to hear directly from children themselves. The survey is the largest and most comprehensive of its kind – capturing the voices of over 25,000 children, parents and caregivers from 37 countries.
You can access the…
I have developed a lesson, resources and webinar for students of all ages who might be away from school currently. This is available on YouTube as well as on the edu4drr.org website!
The resources are available for students as well as parents/carers or teachers to print out at home. There are exercises to fill in for hail formation as well as a step-by-step tutorial on how to draw a 'formation of hail' diagram. The PowerPoint presentation is available to view or follow along…Continue
This collection, made possible with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, focuses on many aspects of children and disaster. The short, easy-to-read articles condense recent research findings to help those working in the field stay current on topics related to children—how they are vulnerable, how caregivers and emergency managers can…Continue