Explore how parents, educators, students, and communities can work together to address the causes and effects of bullying and cyberbullying.
- Preventing bullying in the early grades starts with fostering an environment that is safe for all students.
- Discover websites, organizations, articles, planning guides, lesson plans, and other resources dedicated to preventing bullying and harassment.
- An analysis of nearly 500 playgrounds finds that recess can be optimized to build social skills and relationships.
- Ideas for guiding girls toward positive interactions with each other.
- 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, emotional, and mental health benefits associated with kindness. As minds and bodies grow, it’s abundantly clear that children require a healthy dose of the warm-and-fuzzies to thrive as healthy, happy, well-rounded individuals.
- Explore resources and case studies that demonstrate how to bring restorative justice to your school or classroom.
- 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 strategies and tools for change to a network of schools that are working to create safe, inclusive and accepting climates.
- Standing up to bullying can be frightening, but students can use these low-risk strategies to support peers who are bullied.
- Digital Citizenship Week is October 16-22, and it's the perfect time to talk about online responsibility and safety. Explore some of the best resources to bring digital citizenship into the classroom.
- Understanding the hot spots within schools is essential to putting a stop to student bullying.
- 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.
- Some activities for creating a healthy classroom culture.
- Looking for information on guiding classroom communities, minimizing disruptions, and developing class routines to help students stay engaged and focused on learning? This resource collection is packed with useful tips, tools, and advice.
- A simple way to encourage the spread of acts of kindness.
- 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.