The Bully Proof Classroom

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Listen Now!

If you are not listening to The Bully Proof Classrooms radio shows on blogtalkradio you should be. Every Monday at 6:30 am est. a 15 minute show is done that provides you with The Anti Bullying Tip of the Week. This show provides a short anti bullying tip and a life lesson that you can […]

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The Big Stuff Is The Small Stuff

Jonathan Niese pitcher for The New York Mets just pitched a gem of a baseball game against The St. Louis Cardinals. He pitched 7.1 innings, struck out three, walked two, and allowed six hits and two runs. The Mets snapped a six game losing streak and won the game 5-2. The last 2 games that […]

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Husky?

Oh yeah, I was an overweight little boy. So much so, that when my mother took me to buy clothes I went to what I thought was a special clothing store for boys like me, fat. Why did I think this? Because when I walked into the store, the opened tie, crossed arm, wrinkled shirt, […]

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Bullying: A Vicious Cycle

There is a lot of talk about bullying these days, and it seems as though the epidemic is getting worse and worse. The more we talk about it and bring attention to the bullying and suicides, the more often they occur. It’s like bullying and suicide have become trends. So what is this? My observation […]

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Revenge: The Greatest Motivator

Why is it that every time a school shooting occurs that everyone who knows or knew the perpetrator identifies him/her as a troubled person who was reclusive and exhibited all manner of anti social behavior? Never fails. Here are some of the comments that have been made about Adam Lanza the perpetrator who entered Sandy […]

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The Top 10 Anti Bullying Tips for Victims

IDENTIFY the difference between jokes and serious statements. CHOOSE friends with caution. Friends can be bullies, too. WALK AWAY because your self respect is important to your well-being. ACCEPT an apology from a bully only when you feel they deserve it. EXPRESS your feelings appropriately, don’t let it get to the point where you seek […]

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Do Bully’s Have Low Self-Esteem?

Psychologists used to believe that bullies have low self-esteem, and put down other people in order to feel better about themselves. While many bullies are themselves bullied at home or at school, new research shows that most bullies actually have excellent self-esteem. Bullies usually have a sense of entitlement and superiority over others, and lack […]

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Everybody Knows

Yes, everybody does know. In this world of dysfunction, deviance and denial how could anyone not know? In the world of education there are things that go on that are so obvious that denying them is just embarrassing and we all should be red faced. There is an 800 pound gorilla in the room and […]

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10 Hardcore Signs That a Child is Being Cyber bullied

Does the child spend long hours on the computer and or a mobile device? Does the child close his or her browser or mail windows immediately when an educator and/or parent enter the room? Is the child evasive when an educator and/or parent ask about his or her Internet activity Is the child’s history folder […]

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White Noise

Everyone needs a certain amount of praise and affirmation. Children are no different, if anything they need to know that the positive behaviors that they exhibit are recognized and appreciated frequently by teachers and by parents. Praise when offered appropriately to children will no doubt encourage them to continue with the positive behaviors of respect […]

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