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

By | Brad Meltzer, Bully, bullying prevention, children's health, 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 the second week of September, an entire nation of students will have started the 2018-2019 school year. I fondly call this Be Nice to the New Kid Month. There are many studies on the positive effects of kindness. It’s…

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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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