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|Be a STAR Resources||Tips & Facts||Be a STAR||2011|
Bullying is, of course, nothing new. But these days, in addition to the schoolyard brawls, name-calling and direct intimidation that countless generations have faced, kids have to deal with the far-reaching consequences of cyber-bullying—when a youngster is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated and targeted on the Internet, social media or mobile devices. That's why today's parents need to be more concerned and vigilant than ever. If you know, or suspect, that your child is being bullied, you're undoubtedly wondering what you can do. Even if you've spoken to your child's teachers and principal, you may feel that that wasn't enough. You have questions, you want information, and you need support. That's why we've collected valuable resources and tools for you right here. Please take a few moments to explore the information in the link provided and then show your child that they can count on you.
Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Kids, Schools, Cyberbullying, Youth Development, Healthy Relationships
For more info please visit http://www.beastaralliance.org/parents
|Be a STAR Teacher’s Aide Resource Kit and Video Guide||Tips & Facts||National Education Association Health Information Network and True Educator, Inc.||2011|
Our FREE, downloadable Teacher's Aide Resource Kit and Video Guide were prepared in conjunction with the NEA HIN and True Educator, Inc. These materials promote tolerance and respect with the goal of eradicating bullying from schools and society. Based on the film “That’s What I Am”, they provide you with powerful and proven information and tools for discussing bullying with students. Starring Academy Award®-nominated Ed Harris, Chase Ellison, WWE Superstar Randy Orton and Amy Madigan, “That’s What I Am” is a moving and thought-provoking look at the insidious ways bullying can affect people of all ages—and how to overcome those effects. The Teacher's Aide Resource Kit and Video Guide includes: - Nine Thematic Lesson Plans (Courage, Responsibility, Dignity, Friendship, Advocacy, Resiliency, Empathy, Identity and Morality) with specific instructional activities and Student Activity Sheets. - Synopsis and clips from the film “That's What I Am”, which is the foundation of this Teacher's Aide. - A robust Teacher Planning Section with essential questions aligned to the film's major themes and principles, a National Education Standards tie-in chart, and a comprehensive interdisciplinary Unit Framework. - A reproducible Reflective Journal for students to use throughout the program.
Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Kids, Schools, Youth Development
For more info please visit http://www.beastaralliance.org/teachers
|Believe in Yourself||Tips & Facts||Sydney Call, First Grader||2013|
My first grade daughter, Sydney Call wrote the lyrics and melody to this song about believing in yourself despite bullying after she experience bullying at school. We liked the song so much, we formed a family band and performed it at the local elementary school talent show. It has as great message for kids who feel alone and bullied.
Topics: Respond to Bullying, Kids
For more info please visit http://youtu.be/p2QAqYbAyhQ
|Blueprints for Violence Prevention||Evidence-based Programs||Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, University of Colorado|
The Blueprints mission is to identify truly outstanding violence and drug prevention programs that meet a high scientific standard of effectiveness. In doing so, Blueprints serves as a resource for governments, foundations, businesses, and other organizations trying to make informed judgments about their investments in violence and drug prevention programs.
For more info please visit http://www.colorado.edu/cspv/blueprints/
|Boston vs Bullies||Campaign||Rusty Sullivan and Kim Storey||2012|
This anti-bullying initiative by The Sports Museum and the Boston sports community features athletes from all of Boston's professional sports teams sharing their stories and providing kids with ways to stand strong against bullying. On the website you’ll find tools, tips, and guidance to help kids prevent and stop bullying. The website includes four public service announcements and nine player-specific videos.
Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Kids
For more info please visit http://www.bostonvsbullies.org
|Brain Works & Coping Skills for Kids||Toolkit & Training||Brain Works Project|
This resource is based on research on pre-teens' coping challenges during the critical transition period from elementary to middle school. A national group of educators, emotional health and teacher education experts helped to create an open-access, "virtual classroom" where 9-12 yr. olds learn about brain and behavior changes during early adolescence.
Topics: Kids, Prevention
For more info please visit http://www.copingskills4kids.net
|Bullied: A Student, a School and a Case that Made History||Toolkit & Training||Teaching Tolerance, a project of Southern Poverty Law Center||2010|
Bullied is a documentary film that chronicles one student’s ordeal at the hands of anti-gay bullies and offers an inspiring message of hope to those fighting harassment today. It can become a cornerstone of anti-bullying efforts in middle and high schools. The film is free to educators. *A 40-minute documentary film (DVD), with closed captioning and with Spanish subtitles *A two-part viewer’s guide with standards-aligned lesson plans and activities for use in staff development *Additional materials online
Topics: LGBT, Policies & Laws, Prevention, Schools
For more info please visit http://www.tolerance.org/bullied
|Bullies and Victims: A Primer for Parents||Tips & Facts||Kathy Robison, EdS; National Association of School Psychologists||2010|
Offers a broad summary of bullying for parents, including an overview of bullying, characteristics of students that may pose as risk factors, and strategies for parents with children involved in bullying.
For more info please visit http://www.nasponline.org/resources/bullying/Bullying_Primer.pdf
|Bully Free: It starts with me||Campaign||National Education Association|
This website provides information about the National Education Association's campaign against bullying.
Topics: Prevention, Schools
For more info please visit http://www.nea.org/neabullyfree
|Bullying||Tips & Facts||AbilityPath|
AbilityPath.org interviewed experts, educators and parents regarding a silent epidemic facing children with special needs - bullying. The result was the report and guide, Walk a Mile in Their Shoes: Bullying and Special Needs.
Topics: Disabilities & Special Needs
For more info please visit http://www.abilitypath.org/areas-of-development/learning--schools/bullying/