To Improve School Climate, Examine Recess. Guest blog posts by Jill Vialet on Edutopia. 5 tips to make recess fun, healthy, and inclusive AND prevent bullying.
Making and keeping friends, getting along with adults, and effectively managing conflict are all essential to reducing and preventing school violence. Buddies can help students understand the impact of bullying behaviors and provide training for healthy interactions. Fun, interactive sessions by BJC health educators include materials for reinforcing learning objectives.
Dearest Parents/Siblings, Write a back to school #startempathy card for your child on their first day of school and meaningfully connect with them on their big day! Download: (click on image) From us to you sincerely, because "Empathy is the only human superpower — it can shrink distance, cut through social and power hierarchies, transcend differences, and provoke political & social change." Warmly Yours, Ashoka
Here’s what Dr Phil says: “When your child is bullied at school, go to the authorities at school, speak with the teachers. If that doesn’t work, MAKE NOISE! Do NOT let the bullying go on, thinking there is NOTHING YOU CAN DO. KEEP showing up at school until the BULLYING has been addressed and UNTIL the BULLYING STOPS. Take a stand and do NOT STOP BEFORE it stops.”
Including a special chapter on cyberbullying, this book addresses the often devastating societal problem of bullying. It presents the necessary information, training and guidance needed by all members of the school community. By partnering in a comprehensive school community-wide approach, each adult can be equipped with valuable strategies to accomplish the goals of bullying prevention and intervention.