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.

  • Building a Supportive Classroom Community in Early Childhood

    Preventing bullying in the early grades starts with fostering an environment that is safe for all students.
  • 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.
  • Are We Doing Recess Right? A New Tool Can Help

    An analysis of nearly 500 playgrounds finds that recess can be optimized to build social skills and relationships.
  • Rejecting the ‘Mean Girl’ Framework

    Ideas for guiding girls toward positive interactions with each other.
  • 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, 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.
  • Restorative Justice: Resources for Schools

    Explore resources and case studies that demonstrate how to bring restorative justice to your school or classroom.
  • 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 strategies and tools for change to a network of schools that are working to create safe, inclusive and accepting climates.
  • 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.
  • Digital Citizenship Week: 6 Resources for Educators

    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.
  • Anatomy of School Bullying

    Understanding the hot spots within schools is essential to putting a stop to student bullying.
  • 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.
  • How to Respond When Students Use Hate Speech

    Some activities for creating a healthy classroom culture.
  • Classroom Management: Resource Roundup

    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.
  • The Kindness Game Activity

    A simple way to encourage the spread of acts of kindness.
  • 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.