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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Bullying Prevention

Explore how parents, educators, students, and communities can work together to address the causes and effects of bullying and cyberbullying.

Upstander Schools: What's "Othering" Got to Do With It?

Learn seven ways to build a culture of respect and forgiveness in your school by developing an upstander culture to eliminate the behavior of "othering."

What Bullying Looks Like in the Digital Age and How to Prevent It

As cyberbullying increases, our best options are recognizing patterns, keeping evidence, intervening when appropriate, reporting any incidents, and educating everyone -- bullies included.

Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying

Practicing kindness has proven health and psychological benefits, and teaching kindness contributes to behavior patterns that counteract the impulse toward bullying.

Students Break the System of Bullying in English Class

When students created a toolkit to help their peers break the system of bullying, their passion drove effective collaboration on a thoughtful, high-quality product.

Resources to Fight Bullying and Harassment at School

Discover websites, organizations, articles, planning guides, lesson plans, and other resources dedicated to preventing bullying and harassment.

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Using Books for Anti-Bullying Instruction

Blogger Maurice Elias explores anti-bullying resources and students activities to consider adding to your social-emotional learning curriculum.

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SocialEdCon: What the Heck Do We Do with Social Media?

Blogger Betty Ray covers the discussions at SocialEdCon about social media and finds that positive changes in student behavior happen when schools and parents embrace, rather than ban, social media.

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Kids and Tech: Failure Might Be The Best Option

Matt Levinson talks about the kid tech underground, two unfortunate cases of social media abuse, and the early ethical lessons that are possible when schools and parents work together.

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Social and Emotional Curriculum: Interdependence

Filmmaker Randy Taran talks about the importance of Interdependence, Door 6 in her 7 Doors to Happiness series.

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Trayvon Martin: The Wakeup Call to End Stereotype Threat

Becki Cohn-Vargas, director of Not In Our School, examines the concepts of stereotype threat and identity safety, and suggests how we can prevent one while promoting the other.

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Bully Prevention: Why We Desperately Need to Invest in Home-School Partnerships

Blogger Joe Mazza talks about heightened awareness and early intervention to avert the always negative and sometimes tragic consequences of bullying.

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Students Standing Up to Bullying and Hate

Blogger Suzie Boss highlights Not in Our School -- a campaign that rallies students to stand up against bullying and hate.

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Why We Want Kids to Have Smartphones

Edutopia blogger Matt Levinson suggests that, since it's no longer realistic to keep kids off the digital playground accessible through smartphones, we should become the ones who supervise their play.

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Student Fights Bullying with Positivity

Student Kevin Curwick describes how he decided to fight high school cyberbullying with a positive-themed Twitter account and ended up launching a global niceness trend. (Updated 11/2013)

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Bullying: How Educators Can Make Schools Safer

Schools can reduce incidents by adopting a schoolwide anti-harassment policy with a social and emotional perspective.

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Student Pledges: Preventing Harassment and Bullying at Your School

Kids taking pledges in fall can help prevent harassment and bullying throughout the school year.

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Teaching Students to Turn Empathy into Action

Professor Maurice Elias share key ingredients for helping students turn empathy into action.

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Suicide Prevention Can Start in School

Educators should use vigilance and screening programs to make sure at-risk students get the help they need.

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Google+: The Dark Side of the Circle

Google's social network is built on the idea of social stratification. How does this translate to the classroom?

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Bullying Prevention Pinterest Board

Visit a curated collection of resources about bullying prevention on Edutopia's pinboard on Pinterest to explore how parents, educators, students, and communities can work together to address the causes and effects of bullying and cyberbullying.

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