This book gives solutions to the issue of bullying and school violence. School violence and bullying will never completely stop but it can be reduced significantly. Inside learn the following action steps:
25 steps on how a parent can help their child
27 items to look for or consider if your child is the bully
22 early warning signs of violence
59 action steps for schools
10 helpful programs for younger students
34 pros and cons of school uniforms
14 tips on handling cyber-bullying
26 steps for girls who are victims
13 tips for any child who is being bullied
9 excellent ideas on helping promote a positive self-concept
17 tips for promoting better communication
40 starter questions for teachers to bring out discussions on bullying
A sample survey for schools
Keith is now in the fourth grade and he dislikes
school. For a fourth grader, this does not sound right. The reason Keith dislikes school though does not have anything to do with academics. Keith is being bullied before school, at school, and on the school bus. Who can blame him for not wanting to go into that environment? Every day 160,000 children are too scared to go to school because of bullying.
Just imagine at your job you’re constantly pushed, tripped, laughed at, and hit. Day after day, never knowing when and where this will happen. Your co-workers just watch, your supervisor says he will handle it but nothing changes. How would you feel in the morning preparing for work? Welcome to Keith’s world and millions of others.
First let’s look at exactly how we define bullying. There are many definitions and many people do not agree that certain types of bullying are actually bullying. The basic definition is when someone keeps doing or saying things to have power over another person. Bullying involves crossing into one’s space without permission.
Derek is a parent coach who speaks nationally on parenting and bullying. He teaches parents how to remove the yelling from their home and how to protect their children from bullying. He shares his 12 years experience as a high school and middle school educator and has been nominated for a Disney American Teacher Award. His free newsletter now goes to over 40 countries. He also works as a step family coach through the step family foundation in New York City. Derek has written The Compass Program, a program for schools to implement to become a safer place emotionally, socially, and physically.