Archive for 'February,2012'
I was working on a blog post this weekend in which I planned to do something lighter, more upbeat and encouraging about our fight against bullying. Then it was Monday. I got home from the dentist, [...]
In an article on September 21, 2011 entitled Relational Aggression, Part 1, I examined the “clique”. By the end of second grade girls begin to form tight knit little groups led by one strong willed young [...]
This morning on our sister site, ChildsWork, I posted a plea published by a colleague of mine, Peter DeWitt, that asked educators to remember the special plight of LGBT youth when walking the halls of high schools. [...]
Two weeks ago I wrote a blog concerning statistics and what students in middle school understand about bullying. Despite having classroom guidance lessons since kindergarten, the students I surveyed in a middle school had limited understanding [...]
One of the best aspects of my job as a freelance writer is the diversity of material that I get to research and discover on a daily and weekly basis. As an education blogger, I have [...]
Last week I wrote about several cases currently working their way through the justice system that involve bullying that occurs outside of school grounds, yet is intricately related to the in-school environment. On the heels of that [...]
A lot of questions have arisen lately about the statistics of bullying. People often wonder if we are blowing things out of proportion. Does it really happen? Do programs focusing on prevention really work? My next [...]