Tag Archives: anti-bullying

The Importance of Modeling Kindness and Empathy

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends A new viral trend has been reported recently in the news: the “New Teacher Challenge.” Parents show their children photos of different people and tell … Continue reading

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Help Protect Kids from “All Too Common” Cyberbullying

By Judge Tom Jacobs, author of What Are My Rights? Q&A About Teens and the Law (Revised & Updated 4th Edition) Content Note: Includes descriptions of sexual harassment, ableist bullying, and suicide. The headline says it all: “Bullying and Cyberbullying … Continue reading

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Helping Students Resolve Disagreements with Friends

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends As kids mature, the importance of friendship groups increases. Kids with close friends tend to be better adjusted. The support that comes from friends can … Continue reading

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Bullying 101

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends Bullying is essentially a pattern of repeated hurtful behavior toward others, generally with the bullying person having a power advantage over the target, in terms … Continue reading

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5 Creative Ways to Teach Kids to Be Upstanders

By Christa M. Tinari, M.A., coauthor of Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School: 48 Character-Building Lessons to Foster Respect and Prevent Bullying Imagine this: You’re a sixth grader entering your classroom, and you see two popular students laughing … Continue reading

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