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Bully Proof Assurance

This is an absolutely great article. The mission of BULLY PROOF ASSURANCE is to extinguish bullying behavior by building a national community committed to shining a bright light on a national and global crisis.  We hope to provide students who become victims with a secure network of support which begins with the opportunity to report […]

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Feelings vs. Emotions

I had the pleasure of speaking with Jim Burns on our blog talk radio show this past Tuesday about the differences between feelings and emotions. For the purpose of our discussion, we defined feelings as the overall demeanor; our disposition. Emotions were defined as the way we feel day-to-day and sometimes minute-to-minute. By understanding the […]

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Mutual Confidence Is The Foundation Of All Satisfactory Human Relationships.

I really enjoy Napoleon Hill. Trust is something  is something we need to teach to our kids if they are going to have successful relationships in their lives. Kids who have been targets of bullying don’t trust anyone, and believe that no one cares about them. Prove them wrong, and help them establish trusting and […]

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Want To Write For Us?

The Bully Proof Classroom is seeking writers for this website. If you are a teacher, parent, or even a student and would like to share some ideas or even your own bullying story we would love to hear from you. Your article will get front page views when it is posted and you can also […]

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Three Great Anti-Bullying Activities

Activity – Wrinkled Wanda – On chart paper, have the participants trace an outline of a full body person. (See below for an example) Once the outline has been traced, the participants will write unkind, rude, and disrespectful statements all over the outline.   These are statements that could be made to another person like, “You’re […]

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10 Most Common Cyber Bullying Tactics

Cyber bullying is a term used to define recurrent and sustained verbal and/or physical attacks by one or more children towards another child who is unable or unwilling to deescalate the engagement using information and communication technology. Like classic bullying, cyber bullying is harmful, repeated and hostile behavior intended to deprecate and disparage a targeted […]

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The Internet Predator – iPredator

For proactive parents who plan to practice & institute Internet safety, I’ve compiled my quick checklist & tips to help ensure all your bases are covered. The list provided is a quick injection of internet safety awareness. I hope my checklist helps insulate your child from abuse and leads to a safer and more productive […]

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Bitterness – Greed – Guilt – And Bullying

Bitterness The word is out.  Bullying will not be tolerated.  Schools, communities, and society have now drawn the line.  Students will be disciplined in school for it, employees and employers will be held accountable for acts of harassment and intimidation, and everyone must be on guard in terms of what they say and how they […]

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Bullying Is Not Always About Weakness

Victims of Bullying get bullied for a variety of reasons. Weakness is only one of them.  People are bullied today for difference now more than ever. We would like to think that prejudice is yesterdays news; unfortunately it’s not.  The narrow minded bully comes in all shapes and sizes and operates in all venues of […]

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Teaching Respect

Disrespect is really a symptom of a deeper problem going on within the mind of a child. Anger or guilt is at the root. Often teachers are not even aware that the child is angry but notice a change in their attitude, and are not sure where it is coming from. Rules and regulations and […]

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