Take a Stand Against Bullying: Creating Emotionally Safe Environments
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (2007). The Learning Compact. Retrieved November 20, 2008, from: http://www.ascd.org/ASCD/pdf/Whole%20Child/WCC%20Learning%20Compact.pdf
Associated Press (2012, December 5). N.Y. students suspended after gay teen’s suicide. CBS News. Retrieved on January 4, 2012 from: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57336616/n.y-students-suspended-after-gay-teens-suicide/
Bailey, Becky, Ph.D. (2001). Conscious Discipline. Oviedo, FL: Loving Guidance.
Bluestein, Jane (2001). Creating Emotionally Safe Schools. Deerfield Beach, FL: Heath Communications.
Bluestein, Jane and Glasser, William (2008). Responsibility, Respect and Relationships: Creating Emotionally Safe Classrooms. Quality Education Program – distance learning graduate course. Retrieved October 1, 2008, from http://www.videocourses4teachers.com/coursedescriptions/RRR-SyllabusRev.pdf
Boyle, Nancy (2012, January 3). Bullies come from the best of homes. The Montreal Gazette. Retrieved on January 4, 2012 from: http://www.montrealgazette.com/health/Bullies+come+from+best+homes/5937691/story.html
CEC (2008, September 15). Bullying of Kids with Exceptionalities: Tackling It in Your School and Your Classroom. CEC Today. Retrieved on January 4, 2012 from: http://www.behavioralinstitute.org/FreeDownloads/TIPS/Bullying%20of%20Children%20with%20Exceptionalities_CEC.pdf
Coloroso, Barbara (2003). The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander: From Preschool to High School – How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle of Violence. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.
Denison, Darlene (2012, January 3) Letter to the Editor. Bullying has changed, but it’s been around forever. Marshall Independent. Retrieved on January 4, 2012 from: http://www.marshallindependent.com/page/content.detail/id/531747/Bullying-has-changed–but-it-s-been-around-forever.html?nav=5072
Gormly, Kellie (2005, September 5). Mean Girls. Pittsburgh Tribune Review. Retrieved September 30, 2008, from: http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/s_370327.html
Lourens, Beryl. (2004, March). Places of Emotional Safety: Creating Classrooms Where “I can.” Cyc-online. Issue 62. Retrieved October 25, 2008, from: http://www.cyc-net.org/cyc-online/cycol-0304-childrenfirst.html
McIntosh, Josh (2006, April 22). Gifted Children Especially Vulnerable to Effects of Bullying. Prufrock Press Inc Gifted Education Blog. Retrieved on January 4, 2012 from: http://resources.prufrock.com/GiftedEducationBlog/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/23/Default.aspx
Medaris, Kim (2006, April 6). Study: Gifted Children Especially Vulnerable to Effects of Bullying. Purdue University News. Retrieved on January 4, 2012 from: http//news.uns.purdue.edu/html4ever/2006/060406.Peterson.bullies.html
NAGC. Peer Relationships/Social Skills/Bullies. National Association for Gifted Children. Retrieved on January 4, 2012 from: http://www.nagc.org/index.aspx?id=1212
Ophelia Project (2007). Relational Aggression Overview. Ophelia Project. Erie, PA.
Responsive Classroom (2007, February). Bullying Prevention and the Responsive Classroom Approach. Responsive Classroom Newsletter. Northeast Foundation for Children. Vol. 19, 1, pp. 6-8.
Reynolds, Deborah (2010, October). When Gifted Kids Are Bullied. Lesson Planet. Retrieved on January 4, 2012 from: http://www.lessonplanet.com/article/gifted-and-talented-education/when-gifted-kids-are-bullied
Risberg, Cathy (2009). Empowering the Young Gifted Child: Strategies and Tools for Creating an Emotionally Safe School. Illinois Association for Gifted Children Journal 2009.
Schuler, Patricia (2002). Teasing and gifted children. The SENG Newsletter, 2 (1) 3-4. Retrieved on January 4, 2012 from: http://www.sengifted.org/articles_social/Schuler_TeasingAndGiftedChildren.shtml
Wessling, Suki (2011, October 15). Gifted Children Examiner. Bullying and gifted kids. Retrieved on January 4, 2012 from: http://www.examiner.com/gifted-children-in-national/bullying-and-gifted-kids
Perez, Thomas E and Rusalynn H. Ali (2011, March 18) Schools are failing to keep students safe. The Inquirer Daily News. Retrieved on January 8, 2011, from: http://articles.philly.com/2011-03-18/news/29142102_1_gay-students-sexual-harassment-asian-american-students
Block-em – Android/Blackberry/ iPhones – $9.99 – children 11 yrs thru adults
http://blockem.co.uk/- Prevent unwanted calls and text messages
Word Bully – Android – $9.99 – children 11 yrs. thru adults
http://www.appbrain.com/app/word-bully%E2%84%A2/wordbully.iconodev.eng - Filters out 3,600 words, phrases, “bulli-cons,” acronyms and hate phrases
The blog on this website has some truly helpful entries, including one titled, “When It Comes to Keeping Children Safe – If You See Something. Say Something.”
Committee for Children is a non-profit that provides safety and social/emotional learning training for students and staff, including the Steps to Respect curriculum.
Information on the 2nd Annual Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit held September 21-22, 2011.
Edutopia, part of the George Lucas Foundation, has a multitude of educational resources, including those with a focus on social-emotional learning, for teachers and parents
Secretary of Health and Human Services’, Kathleen Sebelius, speech at the 2011 White House Conference on Bullying Prevention provides a helpful perspective on the topic of bullying.
Hoagies’ Gifted has an excellent list of resources for parents to help with bully prevention.
The Twice-Exceptional Dilemma is a valuable booklet for teachers and parents. Its information has brought understanding, support and advocacy to twice-exceptional students ever since it was published 6 years ago as a joint publication of NEA and NAGC.
Research-based and internationally recognized effective bullying prevention program offers abundant helpful resources and information to parents and schools.
The Professional Advocates for Gifted Children website has numerous links for more resources on cyberbullying listed on their January 2011 page.
This “is the official Government Web site managed by the Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with the Department of Education and Department of Justice.” It has a wealth of resources for parents and students, including LGBT students.
Follow the latest updates for StopBullying.Gov on the official Facebook page and access additional resources on bullying.
This is a great resource for bullying/cyber-bullying K-12 prevention programs sponsored by the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center.
Stop Bullying: Speak Up is a social application sponsored by Facebook/Time Warner for children thru adults. It provides resources and tools to teach children and adults how to prevent bullying on and off Facebook. It also has a pledge for everyone to take to speak up if they witness bullying.
The Twice-Exceptional (2e) Newsletter is a tremendous resource and is designed… “For parents, educators and other professionals. Helping 2e children reach their potential.”
A Facebook page dedicated to preventing bullying and underage binge drinking since both, according to the research, often go together.
Here is a website where students can sign the online anti-bullying pledge, We Are the Solution.
You can experience the highlights of the March 10, 2011, White House Conference on Bullying Prevention and be inspired to make a difference in your school and community.
Over 13,000 students in 31 schools between 2007-2010 completed a survey on the effectiveness of strategies to improve peer relations and reduce peer mistreatment. Helpful Tip Sheets for parents and educators can be downloaded and shared.
YouTube Videos on Bullying
Anti-bullying PSA: “The Price of Silence” (1:59) is a bit intense and designed to get you really thinking about what it means to be a bystander and the impact it has on anyone being bullied.
Davidson’s Institute provides parents and teachers this informative (8:22) formal presentation titled, “Davidson’s Discussions – Helping Kids Handling Bullying.”
“Illuminate Cyberbullying” (:31) is a Cyberbullying PSA Contest Winner.
Famous British celebrities star in this anti-bullying ad (1:01).
“Let’s Fight It Together – Joe’s Story – Cyberbullying” (6:31)
“Letter’s to a Bullied Girl” (2:18) provides the background, in the words of the authors, about the book they wrote after they reached out to a teen who was being bullied.
This video, We Are the Solution (:48), was created by students at Edward Town Middle School, Sanborn, New York. The popularity of the video resulted in the creation of a website, wearethesolution.net, and the online Anti-Bullying Pledge that is designed for students to sign.
Words Hurt (: 32) is an effective anti-bullying commercial that truly makes you think about the impact of verbal and emotional bullying, commonly referred to as relational aggression, that sometimes involves pushing and shoving.