Welcome to Myles Ahead's curated educator resources. As Canadians come to terms with the tragic discovery in Kamloops, many families and educators may be struggling with how to contextualize this event for children and youth. 

Explore the links below for resources and guides to empathetic and age-appropriate ways to have difficult conversations about tragedy and grief.


  1. Start with Edutopia's guide to Responding to Tragedy with links and resources for both parents and educators. 
  2. Next, listen to the CBC's All Points West podcast with Kathryn Marlow - June 1st episode: How to speak to kids about the deaths of children at Canada's residential schools
  3. Finally, discover Scholastic's Social-Emotional Learning resources and classroom activities that are tailored to explore students' emotions in response to a traumatic event. 

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