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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.

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.

How to Cultivate a Bully-Free Community

Make communication and emotional literacy part of your everyday curriculum. These won't eliminate conflict and bad feelings, but they'll prevent bullying patterns from taking root.

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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Rights for Transgender Students

All children deserve a safe and equitable education, and that includes our transgender students, asserts blogger Elena Aguilar.

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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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Social, Emotional, and Character Development: The Heart of Student Learning

Teachers, parents, and administrators should understand that a child's education includes tending to social, emotional, and character development.

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Anti-Social Media: Educators and Parents Take on Cyberbullying for "Spirit Day"

On this Spirit Day Edutopia's Ken Ellis suggests that social media is becoming a bit too anti-social.

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Why It Matters: Social and Emotional Learning After School

South Carolina's WINGS for Kids teaches crucial social and emotional skills to students facing serious life challenges.

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Restorative Justice and Youth Court: Alternatives to Suspension

Restorative Justice and Youth Court: Youth Court Director Don Carney outlines a proven approach to dealing with bullying for National Bullying Prevention Month.

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Teaching Tolerance: Meet the Teacher Who Started Gay-Straight Alliances

Teacher Bob Parlin launched the first gay-straight alliance in a public school. Today, this national network provides a powerful dose of social and emotional learning for students of every orientation.

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Safe Schools Ambassadors Help Keep the Peace on Campus

Students can effectively discourage bad behavior among their peers.

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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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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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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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"She Used to Be Pretty": Schoolyard Harassment Goes Online

The wounds cyberbullies cause can run deep.

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Keep Bullying on the Front Burner

Guest blogger Dr. Allen Mendler notes that bullying seems to become a front-burner issue only when it results in tragedy. He suggests three schoolwide initiatives to raise awareness about and ultimately prevent 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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