The Bully Proof Classroom

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR TEACHERS

More Compromises

Illustration Five Obedience Has Become a Dirty word I first started talking about obedience about fifteen years ago. It was one of the three things that I believed needed to be developed in all children. The other two very important characteristics that I thought needed to be developed in children were respect and responsibility. When […]

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Compromises That Have Led To The Bullying Epidemic

Forty Years of Small Compromises Change has a way of sneaking up on you. One morning you wake up and wonder how you gained weight, contracted heart disease, lost your job, or in the case of dealing with a child’s behavior, you wonder why he or she can’t hold a job, get along in society, […]

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Paul O’Neil Is A Bully

On April 4, 2011Bryan Stow a married father of two went to Dodger Stadium to enjoy the opening day of the baseball season with two of his friends. Unfortunately, Stow and his friends did anything but enjoy the game. They were taunted and threatened by two men during the game, and attacked outside the stadium […]

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Society’s Morality Can’t Keep Up With Technology

A  student is accused of posing as a girl on Facebook, tricking at least 31 male classmates into sending him naked photos of themselves and then blackmailing some for sex acts. Anthony Stancl, 18, of New Berlin, west of Milwaukee, was charged with five counts of child enticement, two counts of second-degree sexual assault of […]

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Leadership and Anti Bullying

It doesn’t matter if you are a school teacher or a school administrator you are in the business of leadership as well as education. With all of the responsibilities that teachers have the one that is the most critical is the one that seems to get over looked and that is leadership. Principals and vice-principals […]

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The First Week Of October In New Jersey Is Respect Week

The New 3Rs in Education Respect, Responsibility, and Relationships Remember: All Schools in New Jersey Must Designate The First Week of October as Respect Week Everybody knows what the 3 R’s of teaching are – reading, writing, and ‘rithmetic.  But educators don’t totally understand that in order to teach these basic subjects successfully, they must […]

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Who Will Parent The Parents?

I frequently think back to my childhood. I remember how my grandmother (Mom’s side) spent time at my house. To this day, she is still the sweetest old lady that I ever met. I was in an afternoon kindergarten program, and my grandmother took care of me during the mornings. Every morning when I woke […]

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