Resources for Educators

Support materials for those preventing bullying in a school setting

Cyberbullying / Social Media / Online Safety 

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. 

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 Education.com

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

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.

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.

IKeepSafe
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: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.

Stopbullying.gov- 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 StopBullying.gov Editorial Board.

National Organizations and Bullying Resources

Training – Webinars / Videos / Pecha Kuchas / Reports

Kognito Interactive

“The 411 Bullying” Report from the Hamilton Fish Institute Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Free Webinars
Bullying Prevention for Teachers- School Administrators-Parents and Students
http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/bullying.aspx
American Psychological Association
Bullying: Teacher Modules 
http://www.apa.org/education/k12/bullying.aspx

RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS/SCHOOL COUNSELORS/RESEARCH:

  • Jacobsen, Kristen E. and Sheri Bauman, PhD. Bullying in Schools: School Counselors’ Responses to Three Types of Bullying Incidents (ASCA October 2007)
  • Carney, JoLynne V., PhD Perceptions of Bullying and Trauma During Adolescence (ASCA Feb 2008)
  • Anita Young, Ph.D, Valerie Hardy, M.Ed, Christina Hamilton, M.Ed. Kristen Biernesser, M.S., Li-Lin Sun, M.S., Susan Niebergall, M.S. Empowering Students: Using Data to Transform a Bullying Prevention and Intervention Program (ASCA August 2009)
  • Phillips, Victoria and Cornell, Dewey G. Identifying Victims of Bullying: Use of Counselor Interviews to Confirm Peer Nominations (ASCA February 2012)
  • Charles R. McAdams,III, Ed.D. and Christopher D.,Schmidt, Ph.D. How to Help a Bully: Recommendations for Counseling the Proactive Aggressor (ASCA December 2007)
  • Julia S. Chibbaro, Ph.D. School Counselors and the Cyberbully: Interventions and Implications (ASCA October 2007)
  • Hall, Kimberly R. Using Problem-Based Learning with Victims of Bullying Behavior

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)

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention United States Department of Justice

Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools Expert Panel United States Department of Education

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

Channing Bete

Character Education Partnership

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.  And it’s all 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- Stop Bullying: Speak Up Campaign

Early Childhood Bullying Prevention 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 “Eyes on Bullying in Early Childhood” 

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.

Thoughts from Parents.com What to do if your pre-school child is being bullied.

Bullying Prevention Resources from Children’s Safety Network
This resource guide provides links to organizations, programs, publications, and resources focused on bullying prevention. It is divided into seven sections: (1) Organizations and Websites; (2) Data, Definitions, and Research; (3) Programs, Campaigns, and Toolkits; (4) Policies, Laws, and Legislation; (5) Publications and Resources; (6) At-Risk Populations; and (7) Bullying and Co-Occurring Issues. Each item in this resource guide includes a short description and a link to the resource itself.

Centers For Disease Control  (CDC)

Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning

Committee for Children 

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

Facebook Bullying Prevention Hub – Resources for Parents, Teens and Educators.

Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network

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–  is an organization that helps schools integrate crucial social and emotional learning with academic instruction. In doing so, we enhance student performanceprevent drop outsreduce physical violencebullying, and develop healthy and positively engaged adults.

Olweus Bullying Prevention Programming Materials

Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center

Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center   Programs and services to address bullying from Dr. Elizabeth Englander are at this site.

Teaching Tolerance Thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools.

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)

NEA

http://www.nea.org/home/neabullyfree.html

Printable Resources

Electronic Aggression Brief Center for Disease Control

Bullying Fact Sheet Center for Disease Control

Guidelines for Bullying Assemblies

Pennsylvania Bullying Prevention Toolkit: Resources for Parents, Educators and Professionals Serving Children, Youth and Families

Training – Webinars / Videos / Pecha Kuchas / Reports

Kognito Interactive

“The 411 Bullying” Report from the Hamilton Fish Institute Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Free Webinars

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