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Teachers Can Be Bullied Too

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bullying in schools.  Teaching ... to call it what it was: bullying.  She was bullying me. Once I realized what was happening, I also ... of three teachers says he or she has experienced bullying at work. When we talk about eradicating bullying ...
New PD Tool Helps Stamp Out Bullying

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Bullying has reached epidemic proportions in U.S. schools. About 1 in 4 students report having been bullied. Tens of thousands of students stay home each year to avoid being bullied. Educators struggle to create bully-free school environments. ...
Toolkit for Abuse of Power

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Teacher bullying is terrifying and harmful to students. This toolkit helps you reflect on the realities of bullying and how you can work against it. It is difficult to confront ... and talking about bullying that we can bring it to an end. This toolkit gives you a chance to reflect ...
Anti-Bullying Resources

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Any teacher looking to combat bullying should start with the Teaching Tolerance documentary  Bullied: A Student, a School and a Case That Made History . This free movie includes a viewers guide with great anti-bullying resources. For more information, go ...
Bullying Basics

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When nearly one in five students is bullied each year, it’s no wonder the topic is on educators’ minds. ... What is bullying? Bullying has three key components—unwanted, aggressive behavior; a real ... persecution. What is the connection between bias and bullying? There’s a strong correlation between ...
Bullying: Guidelines for Teachers

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Some anti-bullying policies actually do more harm than good. Educators can use the following tips to intervene appropriately when bullying occurs. THE DO's: Stop the bullying immediately. Stand between the bullied student ...
Toolkit for Under Attack

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for educators who may be experiencing bullying at work or supporting someone who is. It also outlines a possible ... The bullying of teachers by other educators or administrators is a “dirty little secret” in education that needs to be exposed and discussed. While some experts see personality as the motivation for bullying ...
Resources and Project Partners

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Anti-Bullying and Safe Schools Resources BullyBust: Center for Social and Emotional Education BullyBust is an awareness campaign designed to reduce bullying in schools by teaching students and adults how to stand up to bullying and promote ...
National Bullying Prevention Month

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Join the movement to prevent bullying ... Sorensen Moyer A generation ago, bullying was seen as an unfortunate but inevitable part of growing up. Today attitudes have shifted, but unfortunately bullying continues ...
Bullying: Tips for Students

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can do when bullying occurs – written for students being bullied, students who witness bullying and the bullies themselves. If you are being bullied... Reach Out Tell ... There is safety in numbers. Practice what to say the next time you're bullied with your parents, teachers ...
A Bullying Quiz

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to bullying and discuss follow-up reflective questions to help them plan an anti-bullying initiative ... behavior Use evidence about bullying behavior to inform daily decisions regarding social interactions and understand the necessity of making personal decisions in bullying situations Use factual information ...
Poverty and Natural Disasters: Exploring the Connections

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Studies, ELL / ESL, Bullying, Action) ...
Intervene With Mean - Part One

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part one of our three-part series for bullying interventions that can help the majority of students. ... to help students transform bullying behavior. The series mirrors the three levels of intervention outlined ... to help them stop bullying. The third blog  addresses Level Three, interventions for the 5 percent ...
Bullied: A Student, a School and a Case That Made History

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Bullied is a documentary film that chronicles one student’s ordeal at the hands of anti-gay bullies and offers an inspiring message of hope to those fighting harassment today. It can become a cornerstone of anti-bullying efforts ...
Under Attack

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The bullying of teachers is slowly entering ... a blog by an anonymous contributor titled “Teachers Can Be Bullied Too.” The author describes being ... search revealed that educators report being bullied at higher rates than professionals in almost any ...
Naomi Drew

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Naomi Drew Drew is an author and national workshop leader specializing in conflict resolution, peacemaking and anti-bullying ...
Barbara Coloroso

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Barbara Coloroso Coloroso is an educator and the author of several books, including The Bully, the Bullied and the Bystander—From Preschool to High ...
Bullying Basics

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in five students is bullied each year, it’s no wonder the topic is on educators’ minds. Teachers want ... below will get you started and point you toward more in-depth resources. What is bullying? Bullying has three key components—unwanted, aggressive behavior; a real or perceived power imbalance, ...
Bullying by the Numbers

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www.glsen.org 9 in 10 (86.2%) LGBT students reported being bullied More than half (60.8%) ... Adolescent Health Information ). “The 411 of Bullying” (The George Washington University, Sept. ... tenth grade, more than 3.2 million—nearly one in six—are victims of bullying each year, while 3.7 ...
Expert Opinions—Students Speak About Bullying

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people. More and more students are reporting feelings of inadequacy and loneliness, and bullying is a recurring theme. Whether bullying is a cause or simply an additional obstacle, its impact on our children’s ... shows them they matter to us. I asked my students if they would be willing to write about why bullying ...
Abuse of Power

Magazine Feature Story

Most bullying prevention is aimed at students. 
What ... and the public’s faith in schools. My personal interest in the phenomenon of teachers who bully has its roots ... training on bullying. While—like most trainers on bullying—I focused on abusive behavior among students, I ...
Helping Sherise Face Many More Days

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because of her light skin, kids bullied her relentlessly for "being too white." This is yet one more example of biased-based bullying, which is rampant.  With help from her school counselor now, ... bullying can cause. According to the New York University Child Study Center, 50 percent of kids ...
Mollie Surguine

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Mollie Surguine Mollie has over fourteen years of experience in education; she is a trainer of trainers for Olweus Bully Prevention ...
Student Posters Speak up against Bullying

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of the anti-bullying posters created by Tualatin High School students. It’s an important message for students to hear. In an effort to combat the growing bullying crisis, Teacher Rachel Robinson showed her advanced digital arts classes Teaching Tolerance’s film, “Bullied: A Student, a School and a Case That Made History.” ...
The Fall Issue Is Here!

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bullying behavior, institutional racism, LGBT best practices and more! ... Bullying is an increasingly debated topic, and conversations often center on students who are bullied. But educators also need to understand why children bully in the first place—and how they can be helped. Our fall ...
Taking A Stand Against Sexual Bullying

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a blow against bullying behavior. Officials there reversed a decade-old policy and asked to intervene ... against bullying behavior. Officials there reversed a decade-old policy and asked to intervene ... That might have happened if the school district had drafted and enforced a strict no-bully policy. ...
Help Students Connect with Heroes, Not Bullies

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bullying and wear a blue T-shirt in a worldwide event to raise awareness about bullying. It is known as Blue Shirt Day or World Day of Bullying Prevention. Sara Schmidt Today, thousands of people will stand against bullying ...
Editorial Cartoon: Bullying

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Introduction Recently, cases involving school bullying have made national headlines. To combat the problem, one state created a bill to protect students: The Massachusetts Anti-Bullying Bill . The bill, now a law, requires school administrators and staff to take a closer look at bullying at their school; ...
Band-Aids for Bullying

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school organizes and facilitates anti-bullying events that are open to all students and staff members. ... for Bullying. To prepare for the event, GSA members print anti-bullying sayings on colorful Band-Aid-shaped posters: “Think B4 U Talk,” “Stand Up,” “Help a Friend” and “Stop Bullying.” They also publicize ...
When the Bully Gets Bullied

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to be known as “The Bully Poll.” Teaching Tolerance also offers an activity to open the discussion about bullying. Our poll is an anonymous questionnaire that enables the students to answer questions openly and honestly about incidents of bullying in our school. Where does bullying most often occur? What do you think ...