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Connecting the Dots: Daydreaming, Resilience and Bullying Prevention

By | bullying prevention, Carolyn George, creativity, elementary school, high school, Huffington Post, middle school, parenting, resilience, Uncategorized | No Comments

There’s an upside and a downside to our focus on bullying prevention.  The upside, of course, is that we’re shedding light on the pervasive culture of mean that is destroying the confidence of so many children and teens.   The…

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The Fat Boy Chronicles: Obesity, Bullying and Teachable Moments

By | bullying, childhood obesity, Diane Lang, high school, Michael Buchanan, middle school, obesity, teachers, The Fat Boy Chronicles, Tin Roof Films, Uncategorized | No Comments

Have you heard of The Fat Boy Chronicles?  The book, co-written by authors Michael Buchanan and Diane Lang, both former award-winning teachers, is based on a true story of a bullied obese ninth grader.  It doesn’t matter how old you…

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Fat Boy Chronicles

By | bullying, bullying prevention, bullying prevention curriculum, bullying prevention resources, Diane Lang, Fat Boy Chronicles, high school, journaling, Michael Buchanan, obesity, teenagers, Tin Roof Films, Uncategorized | No Comments

Ever since reading the delightful and insightful Fat Boy Chronicles by Diane Lang and Michael Buchanan,  I can’t stop thinking about it and why it hits home for me.  The main character, Jimmy Winterpock is an overweight boy who lets…

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