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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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How to Respond When Students with Disabilities Are Bullied

By Andrew Hawk In most states, school personnel complete annual training about bullying and bullying prevention. Anyone who has completed one of these trainings knows that students with disabilities are at a higher risk of being bullied. However, new information … Continue reading

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The Picture Book Project: How a Group of Third Graders Continued the Story of Kindness

By Erin Frankel and Paula Heaphy, author and illustrator of the Weird series and Nobody! When Tim Francis, counselor at York and Jefferson Elementary Schools in Middlebury, Indiana, reached out to thank us for creating the Weird series, we had … Continue reading

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Enter to Win Resources for National Bullying Prevention Month!

About one out of every four US 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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