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To Bully or Not to Bully: Using Shakespeare in Schools to Address Violence - PBS NewsHour

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To Bully or Not to Bully: Using Shakespeare in Schools to Address Violence
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In Colorado, some schools are tapping an unlikely bullying prevention tool: the plays of William Shakespeare.
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Not just a focus on bullying, but looking at the moment when the character makes the decision to act. Love this.Perfect example of how social emotional learning is already found in what we teach.

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The Role of State and Local Policies in Bullying Prevention

The Role of State and Local Policies in Bullying Prevention | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
State laws and policies around bullying prevention became a focus for the US Department of Education in early 2010. In its analysis o
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Empathy and the Amazing Mirror Neurons

Empathy and the Amazing Mirror Neurons | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
In Born for Love , Maia Szalavitz and Bruce Perry explain that we are born with foundational skills that allow us to learn empathy
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Understanding the development of empathy involves learning more about mirror neurons.

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Bullying Behavior Is a Serious Public Health Problem

Bullying Behavior Is a Serious Public Health Problem | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
In October 2016 the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released Preventing Bullying through Science, Policy, an
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Strategies for Preventing Bullying

Strategies for Preventing Bullying | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
  One characteristic of bullying that sets it apart from aggression in general is the perceived imbalance of power between the chil
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For Parents: Developing Empathy in Your Children

For Parents: Developing Empathy in Your Children | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
Developing empathy is a powerful and simple way to reduce bullying and aggression in children. In addition to the research- an
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Teaching Empathy to Reduce Bullying

Teaching Empathy to Reduce Bullying | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
The concept of teaching empathy as a way to reduce bullying is gaining traction both in research and in practice, and there are severa
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Empathy and bullying cannot co-exist.

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Bullying Parents: What You Can Do (Part II)

Bullying Parents: What You Can Do (Part II) | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
As the US Department of Education states , "Parents play critical roles in addressing and preventing bullying." Their concern, influenc
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Advice for parents when their child is bullied
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Is Bullying Really an Issue?

Is Bullying Really an Issue? | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
Increasingly, I am asked to speak to parent groups about bullying awareness, prevention, and intervention. Before one presentation las
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Criteria for Bullying Prevention Programs

Criteria for Bullying Prevention Programs | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
A quick Google search of bullying prevention programs this week gave me 5,970,000 results. When I qualified the search with the term
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With countless programs and initiatives around bullying prevention, we need to set criteria in order to evaluate the potential of a bullying prevention program.
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Cool Kids Can Curb Bullying, Study Finds

Cool Kids Can Curb Bullying, Study Finds | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
Schools experienced a 30 percent decrease in bullying if their most social students took a stand.
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What a great study to encourage us to develop leadership and activism in all of our children.

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Kids confront next generation of bullies - USA TODAY

Kids confront next generation of bullies - USA TODAY | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
The methods used by bullies are changing with more abuse coming through social media.
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Social media changing the landscapee of bullying behavior.

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Researchers and Schools Diverge in Definitions of Bullying

Researchers and Schools Diverge in Definitions of Bullying | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
An effort to reach a common definition of bullying for research purposes could lead to more evidence-based solutions for schools.
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This is a critical first step. I am wondering why there is still reluctance in adopting the accepted  definition.  

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Maria Ttofi on school bullying: Prevention is the cure - CFCA Connect

Maria Ttofi is a lecturer in psychological criminology and a research fellow at Wolfson College, Cambridge University. Her area of interest is school bullying and violence, focusing on developmental criminology and early ...
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Latest research shows that bullies are 2 times more likely to commit acts of violence (6-7 years after the incident). Troubling.

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The Relationship between Bullying and Trauma

The Relationship between Bullying and Trauma | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
Research- and evidence-based bullying prevention programs have addressed bullying in a systemic and comprehensive way. We now hav
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Bullying is a traumatic experience and must be viewed with a lens of trauma

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Understanding Trust in Bullying Prevention Efforts

Understanding Trust in Bullying Prevention Efforts | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
We know that effective bullying prevention efforts are found within strong school communities, but what is at the heart of those stron
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What is at the heart of strong communities where bullying cannot flourish? Trust. 

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Strategies for Preventing Bullying

Strategies for Preventing Bullying | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
  One characteristic of bullying that sets it apart from aggression in general is the perceived imbalance of power between the chil
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Buffering Potential Bullying Behavior

Buffering Potential Bullying Behavior | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
Just like having our children wear a winter coat and mittens on a cold day, we can buffer our children from potential bullyin
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"Catching" Empathy

"Catching" Empathy | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
Mary Gordon, founder of the  Center for Building a Culture of Empathy , describes empathy as something contagious that spreads from on
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Bullying: Who Is Most at Risk?

Bullying: Who Is Most at Risk? | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
Once aware of our bullying problem in schools, the next question people often ask is "Who is most at risk?" The simple answer is tha
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Bullying for Parents: What You Should Know (Part I)

Bullying for Parents: What You Should Know (Part I) | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
Parents and schools working together provide the united front necessary to reduce bullying. Both educators and parents have powerfu
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Parents have a vital role in bullying prevention in schools.
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Just How Prevalent Is Bullying?

Just How Prevalent Is Bullying? | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
The headline from an August 16, 2016 Detroit Free Press article reads: Study: Michigan Worst State for Bullying in U.S. The study, fro
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Michigan was ranked the worst state in the nation for bullying by WalletHub. But does that mean? How widespread is bullying?
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Everyone Plays a Role in a Bullying Situation

Everyone Plays a Role in a Bullying Situation | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
Often we perceive bullying as a conflict between two parties and narrowly focus on those directly involved. We describe a situation of a
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Teacher-Recruitment Challenges: A Special Report - Education Week

Teacher-Recruitment Challenges: A Special Report - Education Week | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
This special report outlines the progress some schools are making to personalize learning, but also raises the question: Are they reaching far enough?
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This continues to be an important issue. How do we recruit the very best? And then once we do that - how do we keep them in the field?

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National Bullying Prevention Month - Five Key Actions for Making Schools Safer | Blog | Community Matters

National Bullying Prevention Month - Five Key Actions for Making Schools Safer | Blog | Community Matters | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
As we recognize National Bullying Prevention Month, we can take heart in knowing that shifts are taking place and that many schools are committed to school climate transformation.
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School bullying prevention efforts falling short, state audit says | EdSource Today

School bullying prevention efforts falling short, state audit says | EdSource Today | Ending Bullying in Schools | Scoop.it
RT @dorothyespelage: http://t.co/TigWYAfkTB schools fail 2 follow their own policies @BULLY_RESEARCH @DrSueSwearer @schoolclimate @UB_Bully…
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New CA audit shows that state laws against bullying behavior does not ensure bullying is prevented.

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