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.
"A great recess prevents bullying and makes schools better places to teach and learn." - Jill Vialet www.playworks.org...
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.”
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.
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.
An editable PowerPoint to teach routines, procedures, and rules during the first week of school!