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When Do You Talk To Your Kids About 9/11?
« on: September 11, 2019, 04:51:47 PM »
So, what age do you talk to your kids about what happened on 9/11?
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Re: When Do You Talk To Your Kids About 9/11?
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2019, 04:54:17 PM »
So, what age do you talk to your kids about what happened on 9/11?
First we must be clear on what did happen
 
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Re: When Do You Talk To Your Kids About 9/11?
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2019, 04:54:37 PM »
So, what age do you talk to your kids about what happened on 9/11?
Whenever they learn about it in school

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Re: When Do You Talk To Your Kids About 9/11?
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2019, 05:02:22 PM »
Whenever they learn about it in school
Was wondering if they would teach my kid about it in 3rd grade today.
But not yet. I guess 4th or 5th grade?
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Re: When Do You Talk To Your Kids About 9/11?
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2019, 05:02:35 PM »
So, what age do you talk to your kids about what happened on 9/11?
When you think they will understand.
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Re: When Do You Talk To Your Kids About 9/11?
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2019, 05:03:50 PM »
Was wondering if they would teach my kid about it in 3rd grade today.
But not yet. I guess 4th or 5th grade?
No later than 8th.
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Re: When Do You Talk To Your Kids About 9/11?
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2019, 05:05:16 PM »
First we must be clear on what did happen
What did happen or why it happened?
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Re: When Do You Talk To Your Kids About 9/11?
« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2019, 05:06:56 PM »
When you think they will understand.
Older than 34 then?
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Re: When Do You Talk To Your Kids About 9/11?
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Re: When Do You Talk To Your Kids About 9/11?
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2019, 05:08:39 PM »
Older than 34 then?
My kids grew up around it so it's difficult for me to say but they all knew by the time they were five or six years old
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Re: When Do You Talk To Your Kids About 9/11?
« Reply #10 on: September 11, 2019, 05:09:45 PM »
So, what age do you talk to your kids about what happened on 9/11?
I feel like the holocaust is a bigger talk for Jewish kids. What age is that done?

No later than 8th.
I had holocaust studies in 7th grade iirc.

Are there text books teachers use to teach 9/11 or it's too recent for that?
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Re: When Do You Talk To Your Kids About 9/11?
« Reply #11 on: September 11, 2019, 05:12:12 PM »
Was wondering if they would teach my kid about it in 3rd grade today.
But not yet. I guess 4th or 5th grade?
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Re: When Do You Talk To Your Kids About 9/11?
« Reply #12 on: September 11, 2019, 05:17:55 PM »
I feel like the holocaust is a bigger talk for Jewish kids. What age is that done?
I had holocaust studies in 7th grade iirc.

Are there text books teachers use to teach 9/11 or it's too recent for that?
10 year olds can understand IME. My kids grew up with a great grandmother who was in Auschwitz.

Im sure there are textbooks except in Minnesota.
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Re: When Do You Talk To Your Kids About 9/11?
« Reply #13 on: September 11, 2019, 05:22:03 PM »
Im sure there are textbooks except in Minnesota.
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Re: When Do You Talk To Your Kids About 9/11?
« Reply #14 on: September 11, 2019, 05:23:27 PM »
I had holocaust studies in 7th grade iirc.
In 7-8th grade all should be able to understand at that point. It does not hurt to hold off a year or two.
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