In this edWebinar, hear the personal account of 15-year-old singer/songwriter Maya Claridge and how she evolved from bully victim to bullying prevention activist. Hear a first-hand account of how bullying lives in schools underground with Maya’s message for increasing awareness and response…
Research is clear: Bullying is learned and can be unlearned. What’s more, cultivating empathy is the forgotten antidote to bullying. In this webinar, Dr. Michele Borba, Ed.D., shared evidence that the best way to reduce bullying is not with a packaged program but with homegrown, data-driven efforts by a staff that applies only proven practices. Best yet, none of these strategies cost a dime!
This webinar provided immediate and effective interventions to prevent bullying that can be implemented across grade levels and settings. Learn how to empower school personnel to prevent bullying of students with disabilities and ultimately minimize the harm.
Most educators know what cyberbullying is, and what sexting is – but how prolific are these behaviors with youth? What are effective and ineffective responses? How are cyberbullying and sexting interconnected? There are a lot of misconceptions out there around peer cruelty, bullying, and cyberbullying. In this webinar, Dr. Elizabeth Englander, Professor of Psychology at Bridgewater State University, shared her extensive research in these areas.
In a large number of bullying incidents, the bully truly believes that their actions are part of a “give and take” scenario of horseplay with the victim. The bully is genuinely surprised to learn that what they are doing is bullying. In this webinar, Shannon Holden explained procedures to reduce the amount of horseplay that takes place in hallways, bathrooms, and classrooms.
Webinar attendees embarked on a PAWTASTIC early learning adventure with Travis Brorsen and his talented canine companion, as they introduced life skills, character development and bully prevention for the early childhood classroom. Travis and his talented canine companion equipped students with the self confidence and skills they need to be successful in school and at home.
Our society has been aware of the bullying epidemic in our country for years now, and 49 states have passed legislation to deal with the problem. We have spread the anti-bullying message so well that we might have gone TOO far! A movement is growing that is starting to resemble a “backlash” to the anti-bullying crusade.
Webinar presenter, Shannon Holden, Assistant Principal, Republic Middle School, MO, examined the laws that have been passed in recent years, and how they can help educators as they wage war against bullies in their schools. Attendees learned about the movement for a federal anti-bullying law, state efforts to combat bullying, and how the relevant legislation affects their classrooms.
In this webinar, presenter Shannon Holden covered the latest research on the physiological effects of bullying. New research has outlined the effects of bullying on the adolescent brain. These findings are so controversial that we will be hearing about them for years to come. It is an undeniable conclusion that when parents of bullied children hear about the results, they will be using these studies as ammunition to sue their child’s school.
Everyone agrees that bullying is a huge problem in our nation’s schools, yet many adults ignore bullying as it happens right under their nose! In this month’s stop bullying webinar on edWeb.net, presenter Shannon Holden shared techniques school employees can use to encourage other adults to help in the fight against bullying.
Legislation has been passed in many states that hold school personnel responsible for the damages inflicted by bullies on their victims. In this webinar, presenter Shannon Holden revealed techniques school employees can use to protect themselves from lawsuits.
In this webinar, presenter Shannon Holden gave an introduction to bullying. He discussed types and forms of bullying and how to identify bullying behaviors. He shared common bullying excuses and tips for preventing bullying from happening.
Bullying is an epidemic, and one of the biggest challenges facing educators today. This problem is not going away, and the damage inflicted takes many forms – loss of instructional time, increased “drama” on campus, distracted students, and teen suicides.