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Stopping Bullying

12 Dos and Don'ts for Stopping Bullying

Signe Whitson | Posted 11.08.2013 | Parents
Signe Whitson

Bullying is a phenomena that has existed in the shadows for too long; its exposure to the light of day is the critical first step in stopping it.

What Does Assertiveness Have to Do with Stopping Bullying?

Signe Whitson | Posted 10.26.2013 | Parents
Signe Whitson

Unlike the aggression that underlies bullying, assertive behavior does not depreciate or cause harm. Rather, assertiveness is a healthy way of defining personal boundaries.

The Decisive Element in the Classroom: What Successful Classroom Teachers Do to Stop Bullying

Signe Whitson | Posted 05.21.2013 | Parents
Signe Whitson

Classroom teachers have everything to do with stopping bullying. There. I said it. The teachers who are making a difference in the movement to stop bullying are engaged role models of kindness and expert masters of diplomacy.

Missing Components From Bullying Prevention Programs: Social Contexts and Engagement

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 11.28.2012 | Education
Warren J. Blumenfeld

I contend that we must not view bullying and harassment as simply youth problems and behaviors, but rather, investigate the contexts in which bullying "trickles down" from the larger society and is reproduced within the schools.

Are Some Teachers Enabling Bullies?

Etan Thomas | Posted 07.01.2012 | Education
Etan Thomas

How do we get teachers nowadays to feel a sense of responsibility that wouldn't allow them to turn a blind eye to vicious acts bullying?

What Parents Can Do When Bullying is Downplayed at School

Signe Whitson | Posted 05.26.2012 | Parents
Signe Whitson

No family should find themselves all alone when navigating the dangerous and destructive waters of bullying in school.