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When a Company Takes Leadership Seriously

By | corporate leadership, crisis resources, Dick Rpbinson, leadership, Newtown, Richard Robinson, Sandy, Sandy charity, Sandy donations, Scholastic, schools, teachers, Uncategorized | No Comments

As we begin 2013 with hope, it’s ok to admit that the end of 2012 left the country, especially the Northeast, shaken.  The destruction of Sandy and the horror of Newtown, left a wake of uncertainty, a feeling of powerlessness,…

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Is There a Teacher In Your Life That Taught You How To Step Up?

By | anti-bullying, bullying, bullying prevention, cyberbullying, educators, Facing History, Facing History and Ourselves, teachers, Uncategorized, upstander | No Comments

If so, you have a fantastic opportunity to pay them back.  Facing History and Ourselves, an awesome organization that devotes itself to teaching kids how to be “upstanders,” is offering a $5,000 grant to an educator who has inspired kids…

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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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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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What’s Your Excuse for Not Having a Bullying Prevention Plan?

By | BullyBust, bullying, bullying prevention, elementary school, National School Climate Center, ONE, parenting, principals, teachers, Uncategorized, Zero | No Comments

Tangled Ball would like to clear up a few misconceptions for all elementary schools who are reluctant to step in when it comes to bullying prevention. (Prevention being the key word here — meaning taking measures so something doesn’t happen.)…

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