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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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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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Solutions for Teachers Bullied by Colleagues

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Empowering Students to Curb Bullying

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Why Physical Education Contributes to Violence in School.

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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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Cyberbullying Checklist for Schools

Use this checklist to learn how well your school addresses cyberbullying.

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Websites, Programs, and Books on Bullying Prevention

A collection of research-based resources from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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Cyberbullying Toolkit: Standing Up, Not Standing By

Educate students about cyberbullying and respectful online behavior with this toolkit.

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Social Emotional Learning Toolkit for Bullying Prevention

Learn more about school-wide and classroom strategies that promote safety and inclusion.

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Empowering Students to Curb Bullying

Standing up to bullying can be frightening, but students can use these low-risk strategies to support peers who are bullied.

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Doorways Into Activism

Books can give children an entry point to taking action in the outside world by providing examples of how to address bullying, bias, and injustice.

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Rejecting the ‘Mean Girl’ Framework

Ideas for guiding girls toward positive interactions with each other.

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How to Respond When Students Use Hate Speech

Some activities for creating a healthy classroom culture.

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Anatomy of School Bullying

Understanding the hot spots within schools is essential to putting a stop to student bullying.

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What Is Identity-Based Bullying—and How Can I Stop It?

An introduction to a particularly destructive form of bullying—and three things you can do to address it.

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Research-Backed Approaches to Preventing Bullying

Programs, tips, and strategies for reducing bullying using SEL techniques.

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5 Ways to Stop Bullying and Move into Action

With daily news reports about the devastating impact on students who have been relentlessly bullied, teachers find themselves on the front line in addressing bullying and intolerance. It is time to move into action. Not In Our School offers solutions-based...

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Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying

Phrases like "random acts of kindness" and "pay it forward" have become popular terms in modern society. It seems there are good reasons why we can't get enough of those addictive, feel-good emotions, as scientific studies prove there are many physical,...

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Bullying Prevention: 5 Tips for Teachers, Principals, and Parents

Blogger Anne O'Brien shares five valuable bully prevention tips for teachers, parents, and principals.

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Restorative Justice: Resources for Schools

Explore resources and case studies that demonstrate how to bring restorative justice to your school or classroom.

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5 Keys to Social and Emotional Learning Success

5 Keys to Successful Social and Emotional Learning

Studies show that sustained and well-integrated social and emotional learning (SEL) engages students and improves achievement. Explore classroom practices that make up the most effective SEL programs.

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In Their Own Words: Teachers Bullied by Colleagues

Educator and blogger Todd Finley, in the first of two parts, shares the uncomfortable stories of teachers who experience bullying at the hands of their own colleagues.

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8 Tips for Schools Interested in Restorative Justice

Restorative justice promotes a positive, orderly school environment. Students and all members of the school community can learn and practice self-discipline, empathy, and accountability.

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