If you are a victim of a bully, don't stay silent. Talk about it. Get help. You are not alone.
Here are some resources you can use to address bullying...
Mackenzie Grate describes how they reset the culture in their classroom with sticky notes and brown paper bags.
Highly recommended. You can print this out and pass it on to your teacher.
Resources for kids, young adults, parents and educators. Webisodes talk about how to take a stand against bullying. Get ideas for things you can do to make the bullying stop.
Includes definitions and a section on Cyberbullying.
Danny Keefe has apraxia of speech, meaning he has a hard time getting words out clearly enough for others to understand. He also likes to wear a jacket, tie and fedora to school every day. This made him a target.
This video (which runs about 7 minutes) shows what it's like to be Danny and how his older brother's football team did something special to support him.
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A movie, quiz and related activities talking about Cyberbullying.
Kids react to bullying
Kids react to a bullying video and discuss the topic. Each one has a different perspective.
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This set of 5 short videos was created by students in the Video Production elective class at Palm Middle School in Los Angeles, CA.
The students made a set of videos to show how to be a buddy – not a bully.
You can't talk to your parents about what's going on. You feel a lot of pressure from your friends. School stresses you out. You want to run away from home, because you think it might be the answer.
Or you have a friend or student asking the same questions. The National Runaway Safeline at 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929) can help.
Two young boys sing about overcoming bullying.
Bars and Melody, a rap duo consisting of 15-year-old Charlie and 13-year-old Leondre, compete on "Britain's Got Talent". Singing a modified version of "Hope" by Twista and Faith Evans to reflect Leondre's years of being bullied, they nail their audition.
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Kendra Hughes provides strategies to schools and districts on preventing harassment and bullying. She emphasizes the victim's perspective, and naming or identifying the individual behaviors that constitute bullying rather than to just call it bullying.
Cyberbullying is a real problem that is dominating the bullying trends in schools today.
This infographic can be used to as a resource by your students, and to educate parents and other educators on the scope of the problem.
This resource, appropriate for older high school students and adults, looks at cyberstalking and what to do if you are a victim. It looks at the difference between cyberstalking and cyberbullying or cyber harassment, and includes ideas for prevention.