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Category Archive: Anti-Bullying Infographics

Self-Respect: What Is It? (Infographic)

What underlies bullying? The lack of respect for self and others. How do we keep kids grounded in respect? First we need to know what respect for self looks like. When we respect ourselves, it’s much easier to respect others. Kids grounded in respect won’t bully others to get or maintain friendships and won’t stand …

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When Teasing Turns Bad – How Can We Tell?

We use the word “teasing” to describe a full spectrum of behavior, from good-natured, give-and-take banter between close friends to malicious, intentionally hurtful insults hurled at an overweight child about her body size or shape. The second example is clearly bullying, even though we often hear it described and excused as “just teasing”. It’s much easier to …

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What is Bullying, Exactly?

A real problem with bullying prevention is the many “definitions” of bullying. Parents, teachers, all adults working with children, and the children themselves will all benefit from a more consistent definition of where “just kidding” leaves off and bullying begins. Part of the problem is that bullying keeps evolving – our widening understanding of aspects …

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Bullying Prevention: Start The School Year Off Right! Tip #1

The new school year is an opportunity for parents and teachers to put fresh emphasis on bullying prevention by supporting the development of healthy social groups and friendships. Here are some daily tips for getting the school year off to a good start. These “press the reset button” ground rules also work well at the …

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Take a STAND Against Bullying

Our friends at BullyProof.org have developed 5 steps kids can take if they’re being picked on or bullied. These steps can also help prevent kids from being bullied. Each of the steps begins with a letter of the word STAND. This acronym can help you remember the 5 steps. Source: http://www.bullyproof.org/bullyproof_stand.php    

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