Becki Cohn-Vargas

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Tags Social and Emotional Learning
October 18, 2013

During more than 20 years as a school administrator, I received numerous reports of bullying incidents from children, parents and teachers. Now that I'm the director of Not In Our School and bullying has become a topic of national discussion, I still regularly get calls from students and...

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Tags Social and Emotional Learning
April 24, 2012

While some who hear the term "identity safety" automatically think it means protection against identity theft, that actually serves as a good analogy. A colorblind environment, where differences are left "at the door" is a form of identity theft.

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Tags Social and Emotional Learning
April 3, 2012

(Updated 10/2013)

With the release of the film Bully and daily news reports about the devastating impact on students who have been relentlessly bullied, teachers find themselves on the front line in addressing bullying. It...

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