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|A Thin Line||Campaign||MTV|
MTV's A Thin Line campaign was developed to empower youth to identify, respond to, and stop the spread of digital abuse. The campaign is built on the understanding that there's a "thin line" between what may begin as a harmless joke and something that could end up having a serious impact on youth.
Topics: Kids, Respond to Bullying, Cyberbullying
For more info please visit http://www.athinline.org/
|Addressing School Bullying||Campaign||National School Boards Association|
The National School Boards Association offers tips for preventing bullying.
Topics: Prevention, Schools
For more info please visit http://www.nsba.org/services/school-board-leadership-services/bullying
|Anti Bullying Video||Tips & Facts||Whittemore Park Middle School||2013|
I am a 6th Grade Science Teacher at Whittemore Park Middle School, SC and my students and I made an anti bullying video for "Anti Bullying Day" at our school (10/7/13). We are want to be apart of the movement to stop bullying. We want the world to know that together, small voices can make a loud ROAR! please share our video on your website and challenge other schools to do the same. Thank You! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNwM-9EJzm4
Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Kids, Schools
For more info please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNwM-9EJzm4
|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
|Anti-Bullying Resources||Campaign||GLSEN (the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network)|
GLSEN provides resources and support for schools to implement effective and age-appropriate anti-bullying programs to improve school climate for all students.
Topics: LGBT, Prevention, Schools
For more info please visit http://www.glsen.org/educate/resources/lesson-plans
|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
|BFF (Be a Friend First)||Tips & Facts||Girl Scouts of the USA||2012|
BFF (Be a Friend First) a title selected by middle school girls, was created to help them develop healthy relationship skills, understand relational aggression, and learn about conflict resolution and bullying prevention. Based on Girl Scouts of the USA’s aMAZE! Journey leadership curriculum, the activities and content in BFF are correlated to national and state standards, particularly character education, service learning, and written communication skills. Girls begin BFF by understanding how to develop healthy friendships. They then learn to deal with relational aggression and bullying in their own relationships. Finally, they lead with friendship in their schools and communities by taking action to prevent bully behavior. BFF is tailored to girls’ specific interests and needs. It is based on extensive research on girls’ relationships and bullying behavior, conducted by the Girl Scout Research Institute, as well as focus groups with middle school girls from across the country. BFF was developed to address girl-bullying specifically, and during the years when it is most prevalent. Facilitated by trained community volunteers in middle schools, faith or community-based settings, BFF is designed to create opportunities for girls to share their experiences, gain skills for developing meaningful friendships through games and role plays, and practice resolving conflict in healthy ways. Importantly, girls will work on a project of their own design to address bullying in their schools or larger communities. This is a key part of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience—taking action to make the world a better place—an empowering experience for girls on this or any issue! BFF Sample Eight Session Overview • First Impressions in the Maze • Navigating Friendships • Cliques and Conflicts • Caution: Bullies Straight Ahead • Let Peace Begin with You • Improving Relationship and the World • Toward Peace: Take Action! • Pass it Forward BFF is free of charge and schools and community groups need only contact their local Girl Scout Council (www.girlscouts.org/councilfinder/) to initiate program and partnership. Print resources in English or Spanish are available to volunteers interested in facilitating the program and can be obtained from the local Council or online via the BFF facilitator community: http://gsuniv.org/BFFfacilitators/. Additional online games, quizzes, activities and videos for girls are available at: http://forgirls.girlscouts.org/BFF/. For more information and video stories, go to: www.girlscouts.org/program/journeys/BFF/default.asp.
Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Kids, Schools, Cyberbullying, Youth Development, Healthy Relationships
For more info please visit http://forgirls.girlscouts.org/BFF/
|Be BRAVE Against Bullying||Campaign||United Federation of Teachers||2012|
The UFT has launched a campaign to help combat bullying in our schools. It’s called Be BRAVE Against Bullying; BRAVE stands for Building Respect, Acceptance and Voice through Education. The campaign provides educators and parents with the tools, knowledge and support to be pro-active in confronting and stopping bullying. It builds on the city’s Respect for All campaign.
Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Schools
For more info please visit http://www.uft.org/BRAVE
|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