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Cyberbullying: Two Things Schools and Parents Can Do

By | bullying, Common Sense Media, cyberbullying, Generation Safe, high school, iKeepSafe, middle school, MTV, NYC Council, parenting, sexting, Uncategorized, Wired Safety | No Comments

At last night’s cyberbullying summit sponsored by the New York City Council, two things struck me: 1.) It’s great that the room was full and there’s clearly more interest and awareness on the subject and 2.) We don’t quite get…

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Expert Rick Ackerly: Yes! Schools Can — and Should — Teach Empowerment

By | bullying, disciplines of learning, elementary school, high school, leadership programs, middle school, parenting, Rick Ackerly, The Genius in Children, Uncategorized | No Comments

I follow Rick Ackerly’s blog, The Genius in Children (and his book, The Genius in Children: Bringing out the best in your child is a must if you’re a parent or an educator.) Rick is a nationally known author, speaker…

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Bullying: A Case Study in Ostracism from Facing History

By | bullying, bullying experts, elementary school, Facing History and Ourselves, high school, middle school, ostracism, parenting, Uncategorized | No Comments

Facing History and Ourselves recently launched their new online resource, Bullying: A Case Study in Ostracism. Based on their other initiatives, including their core curriculum, I knew it would be good but it exceeded all my expectations. Before I get…

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If You’re Working on Bullying Prevention…Keep Going!

By | bully prevention, bullying, Center for Social and Emotional Education, elementary school, high school. volunteering, middle school, parenting, U.S. News and World Report, Uncategorized | No Comments

Do you ever wonder if this is worth the effort? In the Northeast, it’s the end of the school year. Principals, teachers, counselors…and yes, parents…are exhausted. If you’ve been working or volunteering your time to help kids learn how to…

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