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9 Prompts to Spark Discussion During Bullying Prevention Month

Adapted from Bully Free Zone® In a Jar®: Tips for Dealing with Bullying Kids know bullying is bad, but they don’t always have the tools or skills to deal with it when it happens. These nine discussion prompts will get … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Bullying on Field Trips

By Andrew Hawk Field trips come in all shapes and sizes. From visiting local museums to taking a class trip to Washington, D.C., teachers and students enjoy spending educational time outside of the school environment. Field trips do come with … Continue reading

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Enter to win resources for National Bullying Prevention Month!

About one out of every four U.S. students will report being bullied this year, making bullying the most common form of violence experienced by young people in the nation. Many of you are charged with preventing and responding to bullying, … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Establishing an LGBTQ Student-Led Group at Your School

By Liz Bergren Starting a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) group can be an exciting time for your school or organization. When you have made the decision to form this group, know that you will be doing something extremely important for the … Continue reading

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Does Your Child Need a Mental Health Evaluation?

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun Young children achieve their developmental milestones through engaging in life—moving, acting, speaking, learning, and playing—and while development isn’t perfectly linear, developmental milestones are expected to occur within a certain range. … Continue reading

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