What is the best way to explain difficult news?
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Oct

What is the best way to explain difficult news?

Sometimes, explaining the news can be difficult to do in an age-appropriate, safe way.

Last month, experts said UK schools must teach about 9/11 terrorist attacks.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/sep/10/schools-teach-911-terrorist-attacks-experts-conspiracy-theorists

Now another act of terrorism is in the news.

Terrorism and extremism are not easy subjects to teach which is why we have 2 books to help primary and secondary teachers get the conversation started. Written by Alison Jamieson, a freelance author who has written on issues of political violence, drug trafficking and organised crime for over 25 years, and Jane Flint, a teacher, these books are for teachers wishing to inform themselves about terrorism and extremism.

Children’s questions about terrorism can be penetrating and hard to answer. Ma

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