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|Curriculum Connections: Words That Heal||Toolkit & Training||Anti-Defamation League|
Comprehensive classroom curriculum for elementary, middle and high school students that uses literature to educate students about the impact of bullying
Topics: Prevention, Schools
For more info please visit http://www.adl.org/education/curriculum_connections/winter_2005/
|AsktheJudge.info||Tips & Facts||Ask the Judge|
AsktheJudge.info is a teen law website answering teens' and parents' questions about teen legal issues including teens' rights and the laws that affect them. The 'You and the Internet' category specifically addresses cyberbullying, sexting, free speech and the Internet and other issues involving online behavior.
Topics: Policies & Laws, Cyberbullying
For more info please visit http://www.askthejudge.info
|Athlete Ally: A Guide For LGBT Inclusion and Equality||Tips & Facts||Athlete Ally||2013|
organization focused on ending homophobia and transphobia in sports by educating allies in the athletic community and empowering them to take a stand. We recruit Ambassadors in youth, collegiate, professional and international sports, who work to foster “allyship” in their athletic environments. Athlete Ally also provides public awareness campaigns, educational programming and tools and resources to foster inclusive sports communities.
Topics: LGBT, Schools, Gender
For more info please visit http://athleteally.org
|How to Handle Bullying of Children with Special Needs||Research||Ayres, K|
This site provides tips for how educators, parents, and advocates can work to develop anti-bullying philosophies and policies, to prevent school bullying and to promote the positive social inclusion of all children.
Topics: Disabilities & Special Needs
For more info please visit http://www.disaboom.org/
|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 Chapter||Tips & Facts||Be a STAR||2011|
We can help students and teachers create a bully-free zone in your school and community. Just sign up for our free Student Tool Kit now. It has everything you need to start your own Be a STAR chapter, including: Guide to forming a chapter, list of resources and expert help, suggested activities for your school and community, a meeting poster, and official pledge.
Topics: Respond to Bullying, Kids, Schools, Youth Development
For more info please visit http://www.beastaralliance.org/start-chapter
|Students Map Bully Zones to Create a Safer School||Tips & Facts||Becki Cohn-Vargas||2012|
At Orange High School in Pepper Pike, Ohio, students are mapping their school to locate the spaces where bullying takes place. After identifying the "bully hotspots," including the cafeteria, media lab, and locker rooms, students created a flash freeze demonstration to raise awareness about bullying, and opened the conversation about how to create a safer school. Closed captioning available for this film. To turn on closed captioning, hit play and go to the bottom right-hand corner and click "CC."
Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Kids, Schools, Violence, Youth Development
For more info please visit http://www.niot.org/nios-video/students-map-bully-zones-create-safer-school
|Student Take On Cyberbullying||Tips & Facts||Becki Cohn-Vargas||2012|
When Facing History teachers Jamie Lott and Mary Sok asked their World Cultures class about bullying at their school, the class described the hallways as safe. But after listening to a presentation given by hate crimes task force officer Dave D'Amico, they started a discussion about the widespread problem of online bullying, and how they as a class could take the first steps toward preventing it. Closed captioning available for this film. To turn on closed captioning, hit play and go to the bottom right-hand corner and click "CC."
Topics: Respond to Bullying, Kids, Cyberbullying, Youth Development, Healthy Relationships
For more info please visit http://www.niot.org/nios-video/students-take-cyberbullying
|Not In Our Town: Class Actions||Tips & Facts||Becki Cohn-Vargas||2012|
Not in Our Town: Class Actions features three stories of students and their communities standing together to stop hate and bullying. University of Mississippi students peacefully confront old divisions and the Ku Klux Klan by turning their backs on hate, hundreds gather on the Indiana University campus to light menorah candles after anti-Semitic attacks on campus, and a massive circle of Southern California high school students break the silence about bullying at school with a loud and united chant, “Not In Our Town.”
Topics: Respond to Bullying, Kids, Schools, Violence, Youth Development
For more info please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEYVeKESmc4
|White-Out to Erase Bullying||Tips & Facts||Becki Cohn-Vargas||2013|
Students at Watchung Hills Regional High School in New Jersey were fascinated when they heard about an Orange Out Against Bullying in Marshalltown, Iowa. When they got together, they decided to create their own "White-Out to Erase Bullying" event. The campaign took on the flavor of their community. Even the weather cooperated, blanketing the town with snow as high school leaders tied white ribbons on snow-laden trees and students led activities pledging not to be silent in the face of bullying at their high schools, middle schools and elementary schools. Even the mayor and city council members joined the effort. Closed captioning available for this film. To turn on closed captioning, hit play and go to the bottom right-hand corner and click "CC."
Topics: Respond to Bullying, Kids, Schools, Healthy Relationships
For more info please visit http://www.niot.org/nios-video/white-out-erase-bullying