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Susan Raisch

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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“Leadership is the Anti-Bully” Month

By | Bullying Prevention Month, CASEL, Kathryn Otoshi, leadership is the anti-bully, One Can Count, Pacer Center, Ruler Program, The Leader In Me, Uncategorized, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence | No Comments

  Thanks to the Pacer Center, October has been declared Bullying Prevention Month. Since I work mainly with Pre-K through elementary schools, I would respectfully like to rename it “Leadership is the Anti-Bully” Month.  At these ages,  we should remove…

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Chain of Leadership as the Anti-Bully

By | bullying, bullying prevention, Kathryn Otoshi, leadership, leadership is the anti-bully, ONE, One Can Count, Senator Andrew Lanza, Senator Lanza, St. John's University Staten Island, Uncategorized | No Comments

The 2013-2014 school year was full of light bulb moments. It started out with this thought:  What if we gave young students the chance to shine as leaders?  What if we spent as much time creating opportunities for them to…

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