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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.

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Hard Steps Not Yet Taken: Ending Bullying in Our Schools

When it comes to bullying, schools must make hard, prompt, and professional decisions to ensure a safe learning environment for all students.

Controlling the Power of Words: Teaching Students How to Confront Insults

Instead of surrendering their power to the person who insults them, students should learn why some words are triggers and how to master their own reactions.

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.

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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“Please Call Me Jason”: Supporting Our Transgender Students

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Hard Steps Not Yet Taken: Ending Bullying in Our Schools

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What Students Leave Unspoken

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Smart Hearts: Social and Emotional Learning Overview

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Five Keys to Successful Social and Emotional Learning

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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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Addressing Bullying of Students With Disabilities

Blogger Maurice Elias explains how students with disabilities are disproportionately targets of bullying.

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Social and Emotional Curriculum: The Seven Doors to Happiness

Filmmaker Randy Taran introduces a seven part blog series that includes curricula for adults and students to better understand happiness. For her research, she interviewed many thought leaders including the Dalai Lama and teens from three...

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Social and Emotional Learning: What Experts Say

National and local experts discuss how educating the whole child by including social and emotional skills with academics is critical for success in school and in life.

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8 Steps to Combat the Bullying Epidemic

Don't wait for the next Bullying Prevention Month. Take steps now, including compassion instead of zero tolerance, community involvement, and cross-curriculum integration (especially the arts).

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Do BYOD Programs Encourage Bullying?

Teacher Albert Roberts, while generally supportive of BYOD programs, looks at potential problems with this approach and offers a few ways to address them.

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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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Hard Steps Not Yet Taken: Ending Bullying in Our Schools

When it comes to bullying, schools must make hard, prompt, and professional decisions to ensure a safe learning environment for all students.

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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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Helping Students With Identity Secrets

Edutopia blogger Rick Curwin takes a compassionate look at students living with identity secrets, and proposes three steps toward creating a culture of acceptance.

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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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