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elementary schools

First Days of School — Be Nice to the New Kid Month

By | Bully, bullying prevention, elementary school, elementary schools, first day of school, Kathryn Otoshi, kindness, leadership, new kid, new students, ONE, R.J. Palacio, school, school tips, Uncategorized, Wonder | No Comments

By September 7th, most kids up to the age of 18 will be back in school in the U.S. so I’ve designated September as National ‘Be Nice to the New Kid Month. “Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.”   —Blaise…

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One and Zero: Early Bullying Prevention

By | bullying prevention, elementary schools, Kathryn Otoshi, National Bullying Prevention Month, ONE, Senator Andrew J. Lanza, St. John's University Staten Island, Uncategorized, Zero | One Comment

Dear Principals, Teachers, Superintendents, Parents and Anyone Interested in Children, My bullying prevention tip is very fitting for today’s date:  10/10, which coincidentally falls within National Bullying Prevention Month. If you have young children or you teach young children, you’ll…

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Trusted Adults Can Be the Difference Between Life and Bullycide

By | Be the One, Be the One Go-To Adult, bullycide, bullying, bullying prevention, bullying prevention tools, elementary schools, Kathryn Otoshi, ONE, Respect for All, suicide, U.S. News and World Report, Uncategorized | No Comments

A new study was released regarding bullying of gay and lesbian kids and suicide. Once again, it was good to have a study to back up what we already know. Perhaps this way, people will start really paying attention to…

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Thankful for the People Who Step Up: ABC: Anti-Bullying Coalition

By | ABC Anti-Bullying Coalition, bullycide, bullying, elementary schools, high schools, Michigan City. bullying prevention, middle schools, Uncategorized | No Comments

Are you ever curious how and why certain people become involved in the bullying prevention issue? Recently, I became aware of a great site and facebook page for ABC: Anti-Bullying Coalition. It’s really inclusive. It made me wonder who started…

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Anderson Trying to Untangle Messy Issue of Bullying

By | AC360, Anderson Cooper, bullying, Bullying Stops Here, Dr. Phil, elementary schools, Jane Lynch, Kelly Ripa, middle schools, Rachel Simmons, Rosalind Wiseman, Rutgers, Tyler Clementi, Uncategorized | No Comments

Anderson Cooper should get a Tangled Ball Award for putting so much effort into trying to untangle the complicated mess of bullying through his series this week: Bullying: It Stops Here. He is definitely a Be the One Go-To Adult….

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How To Help Prevent the Pain of Bullying

By | Anderson, Be the One, bullying prevention, elementary schools, Gary Neuman, Irish Times, Kathryn Otoshi, KLAS-TV, National Bullying Prevention Month, Pacer, parenting, teachers, Uncategorized, Wall Street Journal | 2 Comments

How is it that it’s become almost common to read about young kids who have committed suicide due to bullying. Just this past weekend, it only took me a couple of minutes to find three news stories relating to three…

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Want to Help a Bullied Child? Be the One Go-To Adult

By | Alberti Center, Amanda Nickerson, Be the One Go-To Adult, bullying, bullying prevention, elementary schools, National Bullying Prevention Month, Paceer, parenting, Uncategorized | One Comment

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Here’s a gift. Free. Just for you and the children in your care, whether it’s at school, at home or in an after-school program, on the field, or in the art or music room….

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