Bullying

Updated August 2012Bullying is a serious problem with horrible consequences if left unchecked. The good news is that you can do lots to stop it. We hope that the resources listed below are useful to you in that effort. Also, have a look at the "Related Information" listed in the right sidebar._______________________The lowdown on bullying. What's bullying, and what do we do about it? This article from the National Mental Health Association tells the … [Read more...]

Embedding bullying interventions into a comprehensive system of student and learning supports

While everybody agrees that school bullying is a major problem, considerable controversy exists over the best way to address the problem. This document presents (a) a brief analysis and synthesis of the current state of the art, (b) underscores the need to avoid another piecemeal set of policy and practice initiatives, (c) stresses that the growing emphasis on school bullying provides an opportunity to accelerate development of a comprehensive, multifaceted, … [Read more...]

Addressing bullying in a child’s IEP

Includes sample IEP goals for addressing bullying. http://www.abilitypath.org/areas-of-development/learning--schools/bullying/articles/bullying-special-needs-iep.html … [Read more...]

Free cyberbullying toolkit for educators

Every day, you see how cyberbullying hurts students, disrupts classrooms, and impacts your school's culture. So how should you handle it? What are the right things to do and say? What can you do today that will help your students avoid this pitfall of our digital world? Standing up, Not Standing By: A Free Cyberbullying Toolkit for Educators has been created to help you take on those questions and take an effective stand against cyberbullying. … [Read more...]

Reducing bullying in classrooms | 2 training modules

This free, two-module training toolkit is designed to help classroom teachers and educators reduce incidents of bullying as well as cultivate meaningful relationships with students while creating a positive climate in the classroom. Developed by the Safe and Supportive Schools Technical Assistance Center, supported by the U.S. Department of Education. (posted November 5, 2012)http://safesupportiveschools.ed.gov/index.php?id=1480  … [Read more...]

Resources to help teachers combat bullying

Bullying is a complex issue that requires a multi-level approach if we are to put an end to it. Because educators are seeking strategies and practical approaches, Teaching Tolerance has pulled together resources including magazine articles, quizzes, guides, and classroom activities in Bullying Basics. (posted January 13, 2013) http://www.tolerance.org/supplement/bullying-basics … [Read more...]

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