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How to Stop Bullying

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Enhance your professional development with these offerings: Understanding by Design: An Introduction, The Art and Science of Teaching, Response to Intervention: An Introduction, and Formative Assessment: Deepening Understanding.


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ASCD's Annual Conference

Find out the latest news from ASCD's Annual Conference, which took place this week in San Francisco.


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Cyberbullying: Is It Happening in Your Class?

Educators need to learn the signs of cyberbullying and be vigilant to protect students in the digital world.


Blog Watch:
Tumblr for Teachers

Recently, an English teacher started a Tumblr-esque site for educators to connect and share their blog posts.


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Safe Passages: The Transition Years

During certain years in school, students move into a more challenging learning landscape and need more teacher support. The key turning points are the transitions into the first year of formal schooling, into 4th grade, into middle school, and into high school. What practices or structural designs ease these transitions?



How to Stop Bullying


The problem of bullying in schools has grabbed national attention with cases of harassment that have gone too far. Educators and parents are now finding ways to combat the problem and to keep students safe.

In this issue of ASCD Express, educators discuss bullying and how it affects students, and they offer advice on how to prevent harassment and create a safe and comfortable learning environment.


Helping Parents of Bullied Students

Helping Parents of Bullied Students. School bullying is a problem that not just educators but also parents must help prevent. This article offers tips for parents on what warning signs to look for and how to deal with harassment in schools.


The Effects of Bullying on GLBT Students

Many students who are sexually diverse face more bullying from their peers. This article argues that educators must be aware of this problem and deal with it appropriately so that these students feel safe at school.


Taking Care of One Another

A teacher at Columbine Elementary School says that she takes every opportunity to teach her students to be respectful and support one another.


Tools for Implementation

Make Your School a Bully-Free Zone


Bullying: Defining the Problem PD Online Course   Bullying: Taking Charge PD Online Course
Bullying: Defining the Problem PD Online Course   Bullying: Taking Charge PD Online Course

A Visit to One School's Bullying Prevention Program

A Visit to One School's Bullying Prevention Program See how one school tackles the problem of bullying using a variety of tactics to create a safe learning environment.

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Tips for New Teachers:
Classroom Displays: Keep the Focus on Student Work

Having posters, charts and other displays in the classroom is a good way to keep students' attention. But students are most engaged when they see their own work displayed, says Mike Anderson.


My Back Pages:
Young Children and War Play (1987/1988)

Children have always incorporated violent games and toys during playtime. But what effect does this have on them in the long run?


New Voices

How to Stop Bullying:
A View from the Bench

Thomas Jacobs Retired juvenile and family court judge Thomas Jacobs offers strategies to parents, educators, and students to actively prevent kids from using technology to bully or demean fellow students and teachers.


"Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke."

—Benjamin Disraeli, former British prime minister
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