Category Archives: Bullying Prevention & Conflict Resolution

Tips for Tackling Tough Conversations with Students

By Barbara Gruener It’s that time of year again—springtime, when students in your school family seem to know each other so well that they’re squabbling worse than siblings do, which means it might be time to don that helmet and … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids to Use I-Statements to Solve Peer Conflicts

By Allison Wedell Schumacher No, they’re not the latest technology on which kids can log hours of screen time. I-statements (also known as I-messages) are a method of communication that people have been using to resolve conflict for decades. And … Continue reading

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Getting to the Roots of Gender Inequality and Harassment

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens  Students tracking the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements are likely to bring those discussions to school and possibly even identify the gender inequalities … Continue reading

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How Mean Behavior and Bullying Affect Academic Performance—And What to Do About It

By Jonathan C. Erwin, M.A., author of The School Climate Solution: Creating a Culture of Excellence from the Classroom to the Staff Room The Problem Bullying, defined as an act of repeated physical or emotional victimization of a person by … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Sustain Your Bullying Prevention Month Efforts Through the School Year

By Christa M. Tinari, coauthor of Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School: 48 Character-Building Lessons to Foster Respect and Prevent Bullying October is National Bullying Prevention Month, a nationwide campaign intending to “unite communities around the world to … Continue reading

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