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|Creating Positive School Experiences for Students with Disabilities||Tips & Facts||Milsom, A||2006|
The school experiences of students with disabilities can be positively or negatively influenced by the attitudes and behaviors of students and staff and by general school policies. School counselors can take the lead in assessing school climate in relation to students with disabilities and initiating interventions or advocating for change when appropriate. This article provides an overview of factors to consider in creating positive school experiences for students with disabilities and suggestions for intervention efforts.
Topics: Disabilities & Special Needs
For more info please visit http://www.readingrockets.org/article/26319/
|Peacing it Together: The Mosaic Project’s Musical Curriculum & Accompanying Activities||Tips & Facts||Mosaic Project|
The Mosaic Project’s Musical Curriculum supports students (K-6) in developing the social and emotional competencies that are key to their success in the classroom and beyond. The musical curriculum and accompanying experiential activities teach students vital skills about conflict resolution, social justice, community, diversity, interconnectedness, and peacemaking.
Topics: Prevention, Kids, Schools, Youth Development, Healthy Relationships
For more info please visit http://www.mosaicproject.org/store/curriculum-guide/
|Anti Bullying Website||Tips & Facts||Multiple Authors||2014|
Updated with 2 new articles daily, written by child psychologists, teachers and parents sharing advice and news on bullying and cyber bullying.
Topics: Kids, Cyberbullying
For more info please visit http://www.nobullying.com
|IDEAs Against Violence||Tips & Facts||Nate Eskey||2014|
All across the country, 50 million kids go to school every day, arriving on yellow busses, by car, or walking from home. For 90,000 of these children each year, their day doesn’t end on the bus, in the car with their parents, or walking home with their friends but, instead, in a trip to the emergency room due to violence suffered in school. In an era where children spend increasingly long hours at schools, the need for solutions to the problem of violence in school environments has never been greater. With the proper education, action, and community empowerment on the subjects of school safety, violence prevention, and holistic response to acts of violence, a future can be created where parents are confident that their children will be safe every day at school and teachers will feel secure in the workplace. To transition from our current state of society to that future, IDEAs Against Violence delivers educational programming and develops safety procedures for school communities. Since school districts have too many competing budget factors as is and providing safety for schools is a moral imperative, all IDEAs Against Violence services and programs are absolutely free.
Topics: Kids, Schools, Violence
For more info please visit http://ideasagainstviolence.org
|Bullying Prevention Resources||Campaign||National Association of Elementary School Principals|
Ready, Set, Respect!, a guide for elementary school teachers on establishing a safe classroom culture. “Ready, Set, Respect!” contains lesson plans on name-calling and bullying, as well as tips on inclusive teaching, intervening in bullying incidents, and promoting respectful recess time.
For more info please visit http://www.naesp.org/bullying-prevention-resources
|No Place for Bullying||Tips & Facts||National Association of Elementary School Principals||2010|
This article includes elements to consider when working within a school to address bullying.
Topics: Prevention, Schools
For more info please visit http://naesp.org/principal-magazine/principal-septoct-2010-juggling-act/no-place-bullying
|Podcast: NASP Dialogues: Homophobia and Bullying Roundtable||Podcasts||National Association of School Psychologists||2008|
A roundtable of experts discuss homophobia and bullying.
Topics: LGBT, Policies & Laws, Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Schools
For more info please visit http://www.nasponline.org/resources/podcasts/homophobiabullying.aspx
|A Framework for School-Wide Bullying Prevention and Safety||Tips & Facts||National Association of School Psychologists||2012|
This document was developed to provide a guiding framework to local education agencies and school administrators for implementing effective, sustainable school-wide bullying prevention and safety efforts.
Topics: Policies & Laws, Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Schools
For more info please visit http://www.nasponline.org/resources/bullying/Bullying_Brief_12.pdf
|State School Healthy Policy Database||Tips & Facts||National Association of State Boards of Education|
The database contains brief descriptions of laws, legal codes, rules, regulations, administrative orders, mandates, standards, resolutions, and other written means of exercising authority.
Topics: Policies & Laws
For more info please visit http://nasbe.org/healthy_schools/hs/index.php
|Samantha's Choice: McGruff the Crime Dog||Toolkit & Training||National Crime Prevention Council|
Samantha's Choice is a 5 minute video featuring the iconic McGruff the Crime Dog and his nephreq Scruff helping Samantha handle bullying. The site features a lesson plan to help teachers discuss the themes of the video with their classes.
Topics: Prevention, Kids, Schools
For more info please visit http://www.ncpc.org/resources/samanthas-choice