20 Tips for Bully-Free Schools – Tip #13 Rotate School Groups & Sports Teams When students choose their own project groups & sports teams, the same students get chosen – & not chosen. Teachers & coaches can prevent this by stating up front that everyone must work with everyone else. Teams & groups will …
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20 Tips for Bully-Free Schools – Tip #12 Build Better Conflict Skills Teach kids to disagree with self‐control: stick to the current issue, no name‐calling, yelling, or threats, take responsibility for your mistakes, create a solution agreeable to both parties, learn to give & accept an apology, release a grudge & move forward. Keep the …
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20 Tips for Bully-Free Schools – Tip #11 Use Newcomer Tips (Tip #10) To Help Current Students With Differences Or Disabilities Kids with learning disabilities or differences, less developed social skills, or physically evident differences have a harder time fitting in & are at greater risk of being bullied. Adults must stand firm that …
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20 Tips for Bully-Free Schools – Tip #10 Help Newcomers Feel Accepted It takes 3-6 months for a child to feel connected to their new home, school, and neighborhood. Make it clear to the “old kids” that everyone is expected to introduce themselves, be friendly to, and include the new kid – in classroom …
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20 Tips for Bully-Free Schools – Tip #9 Plan Inclusive Parties & Social Activities Keep the spirit of celebration, but be careful of hurt feelings from exclusion. Lots of smaller, relaxed get-togethers make it easier to include everyone. ************* Join Us Daily on BullyingEpidemic.com and Facebook.com/BullyingEpidemic For Tips To Make This a Bully-Free Year!
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20 Tips for Bully-Free Schools – Tip #8 Help Kids Fit In & Make Friends Teach kids how to build & nurture friendships. ************* Join Us Daily on BullyingEpidemic.com and Facebook.com/BullyingEpidemic For Tips To Make This a Bully-Free Year!
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20 Tips for Bully-Free Schools – Tip #7 Teach Kids Healthy Relationship Boundaries Help kids learn to tell friendship from drama and to be choosy about the quality of friendships. Encourage kids to be responsible for and protect one another, developing the courage to say “no” to peers. ************* Join Us Daily on BullyingEpidemic.com …
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