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Cell Phones and the Tangled Ball of #Bullying

By | bully prevention, bullying, bullying prevention, cell phones, elementary school, elementary schools, high school, leadership, middle school, parenting, Uncategorized | No Comments

The most consistent piece of advice that experts give kids when they’ve experienced bullying behavior is tell a trusted adult. Actually, it’s our biggest piece of hope in this complicated issue that kids will survive and thrive if they get…

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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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P.S. 45 Takes “Respect For All’ Seriously All Year Long

By | anti-bully, bullying, bullying prevention, character education, elementary school, John Tyler School, leadership, ONE, P.S. 45, resilience, Respect for All, Senator Andrew Lanza, Staten Island, Uncategorized, Zero | No Comments

Visiting Staten Island’s P.S. 45 (John Tyler School) inspired me.  (For those reading this outside of New York City, P.S. stands for Public School.) Every student in this elementary school participated in an awesome kick-off  assembly honoring Respect for All…

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Getting Creative and Teaching Leadership at P.S. 55

By | bullying, bullying prevention, compassion, elementary school, Kathryn Otoshi, leadership, ONE, P.S. 55, Senator Andrew J. Lanza, Senator Andrew Lanza, Senator Lanza, Staten Island, Uncategorized, Zero | No Comments

Students are learning that One Can Count at P.S. 55 on Staten Island. Fifth graders are the experts as they partner with the Kindergartners to reinforce the message, “Everyone Counts.”  After reading Kathryn Otoshi’s award-winning book, One, the mentors got together…

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Leader Nelson Mandela Was a Child Once

By | buddy bench, bullying, bullying prevention, charity, Christian Bucks, Kathryn Otoshi, leadership, Monkee See-Monkee Do, Nelson Mandela, neurofibromatosis, ONE, parenting, Today Show, Uncategorized | No Comments

(AP Photo/Peter Dejong) What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” — Nelson…

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