The Bully Proof Classroom

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR TEACHERS

How Did You Do It?

Tweet A Reflective Journal For Those Who Have Learned How To Stop Being Bullied How does childhood bullying affect a person’s self confidence, resiliency, and courage? How much fear still remains in the victim in social situations and during even the smallest of confrontations? There are those that have overcome the fear bullying and that […]

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21 Ways To Improve Student Motivation

Tweet By Teach Thought Staff The best lessons, books, and materials in the world won’t get students excited about learning and willing to work hard if they’re not motivated. Motivation, both intrinsic and extrinsic, is a key factor in the success of students at all stages of their education, and teachers can play a pivotal […]

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Can You Handle The Truth?

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He Wasn’t Cheap, He Cared

Tweet My parents owned a bar and from the time I can remember which was about four years old I spent my time sitting on a bar stool. Most kids were playing with their friends or some toys that they had I was always talking to strangers and playing with beer boxes. It did have […]

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Helping Kids Manage Stress

Tweet Only adults are under stress right? Well not really. Stress is relative to situations and age. Worrying about paying your bills at the age of forty is probably the equivalent of worrying about having your lunch money stolen at the age of ten. So kids do worry, suffer from anxiety and feel the discomfort […]

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Stop Watching and Start Grooming

Tweet Why did our parents stand the test of time 50 years ago and stay married, and manage money so well? Why have the last 3 generations suffered so much financial difficulty, and been involved in one divorce after another? We observed our parents being financially responsible, and we observed our parents remaining married. The […]

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Stop Watching and Start Grooming

Tweet   Why did our parents stand the test of time 50 years ago and stay married, and manage money so well? Why have the last 3 generations suffered so much financial difficulty, and been involved in one divorce after another? We observed our parents being financially responsible, and we observed our parents remaining married. […]

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The Baby Boomers: From Black and White To Color

Tweet Before the 1960’s, most people watched television in black and white. Looking back at what society was like 50 years ago, it seems like people looked at life in terms of black and white also. Things were either right or they were wrong. There wasn’t too much in between. Some of the things we […]

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ACOA or ACOA +

Tweet My dad and mom owned a bar so at a very early age it became very easy for me to be around people who drank all the time. From the time I was a kid I thought that the whole world drank and got drunk. My dad was a binge drinker and he would […]

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10 Ways To Build Any Relationship

Tweet 1. Listen without Interrupting 2. Speak without Accusing 3. Give without Sparing 4. Confront without Condemning 5. Answer without Arguing 6. Share without Pretending 7. Enjoy without Complaining 8. Trust without Wavering 9. Forgive without Punishing 10. Promising without Forgetting Well there they are 10 great ways to build any relationship. That is to […]

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