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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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No Name-Calling Week: Cultivating Kindness and Playgrounds of Respect

Robert McGarry, Director of Education for GLSEN, discusses the origins of No Name-Calling Week, a time for schools to encourage tolerance and empathy.

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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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Celebrating National Character Counts Week

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz recommends some resources to help us celebrate National Character Counts Week.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Preventing Bullying

VideoAmy offers up a playlist of YouTube videos for parents and educators to use as tools to combat bullying and cultivate empathy.

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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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Heteronormativity in Schools

Too many of us make assumptions about our students' sexuality identity. Here are six ways to help all students feel safe, respected, and welcome.

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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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Hard Steps Not Yet Taken: Ending Bullying in Our Schools

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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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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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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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A Diversity Documentary: How to Cover LGBT Issues in the Classroom

A documentary and its sequel help teachers and students talk about gay issues.

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