It would seem that we're coming into a new era, a new way of thinking and learning and accessing knowledge.
As I look at the world today, and how we all are able to access anything at the click of a button, I realize that the news and world events are also right up there. There was a time when you thought oh that would never happen here, and I must say I was ignorant, as I said this because I am Canadian after all and it would never happen here. *sigh* how wrong I was.
In the course of a week there have been two schools in somewhat close proximity to me that have had a lock down. The first was at an elementary school, and later in that week the person who the lock down was for, some children's father, decided to go and kill his 3 children grades, K,2 & 4. The next a high school where a student brought a gun to school.
It was all rather scary and while I as a parent tried to shelter my children from such information, other parents did not. Then we see on the Elementary school (which is next door to a high school) that there will be a lockdown drill. No notices came home, they were only on the school windows.
I as a parent saw the notices (many do not) and spoke to my kids immediately about it, other parents didn't, then the kids started asking questions, and children and teachers a like started answering them. Still no parents have been officially notified.
I was bothered by this that no notice ever came home, and the only ones that were available were white ones on classroom windows.
so if you were or are a parent of a young child and something like this were brought to your attention. How would you feel about how it was handled? And what would you do about it.
I will share my thoughts a lil later in the thread.