Education Resources

Support materials for those preventing bullying in a school setting
Bullying Prevention and Response: Political Aspects
Cyberbullying / Social Media / Online Safety

Anti-Defamation League Cyberbullying Resources
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry in the U.S. and abroad through information, education, legislation and advocacy. ADL serves as a resource for government, media, law enforcement, educators and the public.

Boston Public Schools Cyber Safety Campaign
Resources on this website were developed entirely by students in the Boston Public Schools

Bullying at School and Online
Varied and numerous resources in cyberbullying, young kids and bullying, bullying and prejudice, popularity, social status and bullying. From

Common Sense Media
A free toolkit to help you take on questions and take an effective stand against cyberbullying

Connect Safely
Here you’ll find tips, safety advice, articles, news, analysis, video and other resources to promote safe, effective use of connected technology.

Cyberbullying Research Center
The Center is dedicated to providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents

Facebook Family Safety Center Hub
This contains information, tools and resources to help you stay safe online. It includes special sections for parents, teachers, teenagers and members of law enforcement.

Facebook Resources for Educators
A resource that helps adults be supportive partners so that teens make safe, smart and responsible choices throughout the online world.

Facebook Safety Tools
We provide tools that help you stay safe while using Facebook. You’ll also find other safety resources here to help you whenever and however you use the internet.

Facebook Safety
On this page you can learn about Facebook safety tools and resources.

The online materials are part of iKeepSafe’s BEaPRO™ initiative, which aims to help parents and educators prepare students to create, collaborate, and share responsibly in the 21st century. Digital Citizenship resources

National White Collar Crime Center
FREE online training for parents, educators, and caregivers on cyberbullying

NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources such as videos, games, activity cards, and presentations designed to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline. It is for children ages 5-17, parents & guardians, educators, and law enforcement.

Seattle MS Cyberbullying Curriculum
This initial set of Internet safety curriculum materials focuses on cyberbullying. As a part of a bullying prevention program, the Lessons contained in the materials are designed to coordinate with and fit into ongoing Olweus Bullying Prevention programs. Cyberbullying
The site features resources from various government agencies on bullying prevention and intervention. Content for this website is provided by the partners on the Editorial Board.

Educational Development Center
Cyberbullying – Here you will find important information and tips for keeping children safe online, including how to teach digital citizenship—responsible and appropriate use of online media. Six interactive scenarios on this site will take you through different situations involving cyberbullying and digital citizenship, allowing you to hear real-life conversations between parents and youth, choose the paths they should take, and find the best outcomes.

Anderson Cooper on CNN presents a program, “#Being 13:Inside the World of Teens.”
CNN bills the program as “the first large-scale study to analyze what kids say to each other on social media and why it matters so deeply to them.” This is a six-month study and analysis of over 150,000 posts of 8th graders on Instagram, Facebook, and twitter.

Evidence-Based Program Databases

Blueprints Program
Guidelines for cost-effective programs that meet the highest scientific standard of evidence for promoting youth behavior, education, emotional well-being, health, and positive relationships.

National Registry of Evidence-based Programs (NREPP)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
OJJDP, a component of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, accomplishes its mission by supporting states, local communities, and tribal jurisdictions in their efforts to develop and implement effective programs for juveniles. The Office strives to strengthen the juvenile justice system’s efforts to protect public safety, hold justice-involved youth appropriately accountable, and provide services that address the needs of youth and their families.

Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools Expert Panel
United States Department of Education. The purpose of the Panel is to oversee a process for identifying and designating as promising and exemplary school-based programs that promote safe, disciplined, and drug-free schools.

Safe and Sound
An Educational Leader’s Guide to Evidence-Based Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Programs, Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

Bullying Programs, Curricula & Organizations

Anti-Defamation League Bullying Resources: Strategies and Resources for Educators
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry in the U.S. and abroad through information, education, legislation and advocacy. ADL serves as a resource for government, media, law enforcement, educators and the public.

Channing Bête
Has as their mission: to strengthen individuals, families, and communities by reinforcing healthy behaviors and commitment to positive social values.

Character Education Partnership
Providing leadership and advocacy for character in schools, families, communities and workplaces throughout the world.

Cable in the Classroom:
A wide variety of cable TV programs, websites, and interactive multimedia is helping to spark imaginations, inspire creativity, and engage learners.  It is free, courtesy of the cable industry.

  • Cable in the Classroom Digital Citizenship:
    Digital Citizenship is a holistic and positive approach to helping children learn how to be safe and secure, as well as smart and effective participants in a digital world.

Cartoon Network- Resources for Adults

  • Adult resources for the Stop Bullying: Speak Up Campaign. Other bullying and online resources, ideas and tips are found here. We encourage all moms and dads to read through the Cartoon Network Parent Guide. You’ll find valuable information like online safety tips, healthy living habits, bullying prevention facts.

Centers For Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC)
CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S.

Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning.
CASEL’s mission is to help make social and emotional learning an integral part of education from preschool through high school.

Committee for Children
The Committee For Children fosters the safety and well-being of children through social-emotional learning and development.

Community Matters:
Programs and services organized around a whole-school framework to improve school climate and reduce bullying related incidents.

Department of Education: Bullying Prevention Website
A federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. This is the official Federal website for Bullying Prevention.

Facebook Bullying Prevention Hub
There are Resources for Parents, Teens and Educators. Introducing tools,tips and programs that help people stand up for themselves and each other

Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
GLSEN has resources that address topics like: bullying, gender roles, family diversity, positive representations of LGBT people in the curriculum, inspire students to be kind and speak up when they see bullying and much more.

  • Ready, Set, Respect! – GLSEN’s Elementary School Toolkit

Kids Health: Educators Site Let’s Get Real
Young people tell their stories in their own words–and the results are heartbreaking, shocking, inspiring and poignant.

National School Climate Center
This is an organization that helps schools integrate crucial social and emotional learning with academic instruction. In doing so, “we enhance student performance, prevent drop outs, reduce physical violence, bullying, and develop healthy and positively engaged adults.”

Olweus Bullying Prevention Programming Materials
The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program is a long-term, system-wide program for change involving program components at four levels: School, Classroom, Individual, and Community.

Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center
The PACER Center is a parent training and information center for families of children and youth with all disabilities from birth to young adults. PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center provides resources designed to benefit all students, including those with disabilities.

Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center
Programs and services to address bullying from Dr. Elizabeth Englander are at this site. You will find: K-5 Bullying and Cyberbullying Curriculum, Grades 6-12 Advisory Curriculum (Bullying & Cyberbullying), High School Cyber skills Curriculum

National Education Association
The National Education Association (NEA), the nation’s largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA’s 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.

Teaching Tolerance
Thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools.   ”We’re dedicated to reducing prejudice, improving intergroup relations and supporting equitable school experiences for our nation’s children.”

Understanding the Roles of School Administrators in Community-Wide Bullying Prevention Efforts  (pdf)
The National Center of Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) offers bullying prevention training toolkits filled with research-based, user friendly materials trainers can use for events and workshops. Each Training Toolkit includes a step-by-step facilitator’s guide, a customizable power point presentation, handouts, and feedback form. (see 3 toolkits School Buses, Classrooms and Dating Violence)

Early Childhood Bullying Prevention

“Eyes on Bullying in Early Childhood” 
Bullying behaviors emerge in early childhood. All of us who interact with young children can take steps to teach them the skills they need to avoid bullying altogether. See a download guidance

Educational Development Center- Cyberbullying
Here you will find important information and tips for keeping children safe online, including how to teach digital citizenship—responsible and appropriate use of online media. Six interactive scenarios on this site will take you through different situations involving cyberbullying and digital citizenship, allowing you to hear real-life conversations between parents and youth, choose the paths they should take, and find the best outcomes.

Understanding the Roles of Early Education and Child Care Providers in Community-Wide Bullying Prevention Efforts (pdf)

Make Time to Listen-Take Time to Talk
Encourages parents and caregivers to spend at least 15 minutes a day listening and talking with their children to prevent youth violence. Provides interactive questions to start conversations with children about bullying and bullying prevention.

From Head Start Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center. Parents can be role MODELS for your children. Here is a guide for what we can all do to help keep our children “violence-free.”  How you can Deal with Aggressive Behaviors. How to problem solve teasing that leads to intimidation, an example.

What to do if your pre-school child is being bullied.
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