How to Make a Family Plan: Create and practice an emergency plan so your family will know what to do in a crisis.
Join Smokey Bear and learn how to prevent forest fires! Information and Resources on wildfire prevention from the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).
Project ChildSafe is committed to providing educators (including firearm instructors, elementary, middle and high school teachers) and students the resources they need to spread the message of firearms safety. Below are checklists, tips and videos to help educate students. It’s important that children become familiar with the rules of firearms safety.
Cal-OES provides information and resources for disaster preparation and planning.
Ready.gov provides Information and resources for Disaster Preparedness Month in September
Sandy Hook Promise is a national nonprofit organization that provides information and resources to empower youth to “know the signs” and unite all people who value the protection of children. Together, we can take meaningful actions in schools, homes, and communities to prevent gun violence and stop the tragic loss of life.
Web Wise Kids is a national non-profit organization that provides unique and effective resources to equip young people to safely use and enjoy the latest technologies.
Teen line is a crisis help line, text and message board for teens.
The National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention (the Forum) was established to build a national conversation concerning youth and gang violence that would increase awareness, drive action, and build local capacity to more effectively address youth violence through comprehensive planning.
Rutgers New Jersey Policy Lab provides information, resources, and curriculum on conflict resolution in schools.
Schools have many key roles during disasters, and when they are well prepared everyone benefits. This K-12 resource provides drill planning guidance, educational resources for teaching earthquake science and safety, and preparedness and safety resources for assessing and improving school earthquake safety.
Founded in 2006, PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center actively leads social change to prevent childhood bullying, so that all youth are safe and supported in their schools, communities, and online.
A complete language arts and science curriculum for grades 6–8. Students take on the role of forensic investigators in this program designed for the science/Earth science classroom. The program will reinforce critical thinking, speaking & writing, scientific inquiry, collaborative learning, and research skills in language arts, social studies, science & technical subjects, and health/safety.
Help students take ownership of their digital lives. All students need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Our award-winning K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Addresses top concerns for schools, prepares students with critical 21st-century skills, supports educators with training and recognition, and engages the whole community through family outreach.
Let McGruff the Crime Dog® help you add gun safety to your health and wellness curriculum with two entertaining videos that teach students what to do if they should find a gun at home or see a student with a gun at school. The program also includes classroom activity sheets to reinforce learning, a take-home letter to engage families, and a gun safety pledge sheet for students and their parents/guardians to sign together.
Sandy Hook Promise’s Know the Signs programs effectively teach youth and adults how to prevent school violence, shootings, and other harmful acts. Start With Hello (Grades K-12) teaches children and youth how to minimize social isolation, empathize with others, and create a more inclusive and connected school culture. Say Something (Grades K-12) trains students to look for warning signs and threats – especially on social media – of someone at risk of hurting themselves or others, and how to speak up to a trusted adult before a tragedy can occur.
Personal Safety lessons for grades K-5 about preventing abduction and empowers kids to practice safer behaviors. This program offers resources to teach the 4 Rules of Personal Safety using tips, printable activities, quizzes, articles, music, videos, and more.
NetSmartKids offers videos, games and activities that teach kids about Internet safety.
The Preparedness Ambassadors curriculum is designed to engage fourth grade students to develop and promote disaster preparedness guidelines for their home, school, and local community.
by Stephanie Paris (2012)