Gossip, teasing, and bullying can have a devastating effect on teenage girls. Coping with Cliques was developed to help girls develop a positive identity during these difficult years. The activities in this book equip girls with the tools they need to deal with cyber-bullying, social isolation, pressure to be sexy, and other issues that arise in middle school and high school.
Can a student information system prevent bullying?
Although October is designated as National Bullying Prevention Month, bullying is understandably an issue that is a concern for educators, parents and students throughout the entire year. Despite the increased focused on bullying, the fact remains that nearly one-third of all school-aged children are bullied each year, equating to nearly 13 million students.
Arthur Miller's The Crucible: Modern Day Witch Hunt with Informational Texts
In this activity, students are instructed to divide into groups to read and analyze an article based on a group that is singled out, judged, and bullied. Students will begin to understand that The Crucible is more than just a play based on an historical event but was written to illuminate erroneous behavior that mimics the witch cry of a people gripped with terror whose only relief is to blame a group of individuals they either do not understand or will use as a scapegoat.