Category Archives: Bullying Prevention & Conflict Resolution

Unlearning: Three Steps to Changing Bullying Behavior

By Michele Borba, Ed.D., author of  The 6Rs of Bullying Prevention: Best Proven Practices to Combat Cruelty and Build Respect Dear Dr. Borba: My son’s teacher says he bullies a classmate by saying cruel, hurtful things. He denies being mean … Continue reading

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Simple Tips for a Kinder Middle School Culture

By Naomi Drew, M.A., and Christa M. Tinari, M.A., coauthors of Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School: 48 Character-Building Lessons to Foster Respect and Prevent Bullying Kids thrive in an atmosphere of kindness. They blossom, do better in … Continue reading

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Addressing Microaggressions: Exploring Assumptions and Stereotypes

By Christa M. Tinari, coauthor of Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School Microaggression. It’s one of those terms that can draw a lot of ire. But is it really “a thing”? According to Dr. Derald Wing Sue, “Microaggressions are … Continue reading

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Win/Win: 10 Mediation Steps for Resolving Conflicts in the Classroom

By Naomi Drew, M.A., coauthor of  Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School. This post was originally published March 4, 2013. “Hey, get out of my way!” “No, you get out of MY way.” “I was here first!” “No … Continue reading

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9 Bullying Prevention Strategies for Kids

Too many kids stay home from school every day because they fear being bullied. Share these tips with kids to help them take smart, safe actions when they or someone else is being bullied. Reach out to someone who is … Continue reading

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