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Cyberbullying: Why We Need to Start Raising Little Leaders Online

By | bullying, cyberbullying, digital citizenship, Dr. Larry Rosen, Early Childhood Education Degrees, internet safety, ONE, online safety, pre-K, Tangled Ball, technology, The Huffington Post, The Wired Child, Uncategorized | No Comments

If I have one piece of advice for every single elementary school and every single parent, it is to make teaching leadership a priority offline…and ONLINE.  Start early. Common sense says that if we wouldn’t let a child cross a…

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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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Leadership Can Be Giving Your Last Bucket of Sand or Singing A Song to Ease the Hurt

By | 7 Habits of Highly Successful People, bullying, elementary school, leadership, Newtown, ONE, One Can Count, Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Stephen Covey, Tangled Ball, The Leader In Me, Uncategorized | No Comments

A few days after Sandy, I found this sign stapled to a poll on the beach in New Dorp, Staten Island.  It reads, Thank you to the little girl who gave me her last bucket of sand from the beach…

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Young Kids, Bullying Prevention and Inspiring Leaders

By | Be the One, Bullies2Buddies, elementary school, Hetrick-Martin Institute, Izzy Kalman, Kate Snow, Kathryn Otoshi, National Bullying Prevention Month, ONE, Pacer, parenting, Stan Davis, Tangled Ball, Thomas Krever, Uncategorized | No Comments

What perfect timing.  October is National Bullying Prevention Month and this morning I had a great conversation with an elementary school principal.  She brought up a great point.  She was worried that kids seem to react the opposite way when they…

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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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