Category Archives: Bullying

How to Be “Folks”

We have to (always!) be on the lookout for opportunities to reach out and offer ourselves. And we have to have confidence that our kindness will be received. Continue reading

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In Which Teacher Takes Down a Football Player

Interestingly enough, my classroom management and discipline soared when I became more secure in my ability to teach – when I could present engaging and relevant material. Continue reading

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Bullying Online

There’s debate about whose fault this particular altercation was, and for me it doesn’t matter. They are both sad examples of what it feels like to be kids. They are representative of bullies and victims everywhere. Perhaps some folks who are bullied wish they could have retaliated like Casey did. I would bet many victims wish they could have their instances recorded. Continue reading

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Civility

hat are we modeling for our students, when some in our society choose to identify elections with battlefields, politicians with terrorists and disagreement with bloodshed? Continue reading

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Girls and Bullying

It’s also noteworthy that girls are just as involved in bullying, as noted in this video.  Speaking as a female, I know that girls can be extremely cruel if given the chance.  Now, as I have previously mentioned, the infiltration … Continue reading

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Bullying Dissected

In reference to my blog post earlier this week, I wanted to share this article with you.  Barbara Coloroso provides a quick and informative take on bullying by identifying it with contempt instead of with a conflict between the bully … Continue reading

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Bullying in the 21st Century

I have the privilege of reading coursework from teachers taking all of our classes, but a few courses produce some amazing reflection.  One of them is course 712: Sticks and Stones – the No Bully Zone.  Many teachers mention different … Continue reading

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