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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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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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What’s Your Excuse for Not Having a Bullying Prevention Plan?

By | BullyBust, bullying, bullying prevention, elementary school, National School Climate Center, ONE, parenting, principals, teachers, Uncategorized, Zero | No Comments

Tangled Ball would like to clear up a few misconceptions for all elementary schools who are reluctant to step in when it comes to bullying prevention. (Prevention being the key word here — meaning taking measures so something doesn’t happen.)…

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