STOP Bullying: October is National Bully Awareness Month
Listen to HSTA Anti-Bullying Public Service Announcement
Teacher and President of the Hawaii State Teachers Association Wil Okabe says bullying has no place in our schools.
HSTA YOUTH, HUMAN, AND CIVIL RIGHTS COMMITTEE
Hawaii Department of Education Anti-Bullying Work
HOW YOU CAN HELP STOP BULLYING:
STEP 1: Take the Pledge: Stand Up For Bullied Students
Bully Free: It Starts With Me
One caring adult can make all the difference. NEA’s Bully Free: It Starts With Me campaign asks you to fill out this pledge form so that you can be that one caring adult.
I agree to be identified as a caring adult who pledges to help bullied students. I will listen carefully to all students who seek my help and act on their behalf to put an immediate stop to the bullying. I will work with other caring adults to create a safe learning environment for all the students in my school. TAKE THE PLEDGE HERE>>>
READ: Straight from the bullied’s mouth: An EdVoices essay by Shaun Johnson
STEP 3: Tip Sheets & Stories
Make a Difference in a Child’s Life
More RESOURCES from the HSTA Youth, Human, and Civil Rights Committee
Parents, Educators/Admin, guidance document for schools concerning bullying prevention for students with disabilities
Kids, teens, young adults, parents, educators, website, includes webisodes for kids, resources for cyber bullying, LGBT, what can you do
Youth, LGBT support site, view & post video of personal stories/experiences to inspire hope for young people facing harassment
Educators, NEA Magazine article – can you be personally sued if you witness instances of bullying & harassment & fail to act?
Educators/Admin, website, 10 ways to move beyond bully prevention at your school
Admin, educators, parents, ,counselors, survivors, website featuring resources, workshops, trainings
A great Web site for high quality information on bullying is the U.S. governmental website Stop Bullying http://www.stopbullying.gov/index.html in particular their Tip Sheets and Guides section http://www.stopbullying.gov/community/tip_sheets/index.html
Link to some of the lesson plans used with schools to promote anti-bully awareness and prevention.
K-12 Curricula and Lesson Plans http://www.glsen.org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/library/record/2461.html?state=tools&type=educator
No Name-Calling Week Lesson Plans
No Name-Calling Week is an annual week of educational activities aimed at ending name-calling of all kinds. Lesson plans produced for No Name-Calling Week are available and appropriate for use throughout the school year.
Elementary Lesson Plans – Grades K-4
Five lesson plans, developed with the National Association of Elementary School Principals. http://www.nonamecallingweek.org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/resources/record/109.html
NEA Provides Educators with Guidance on Preventing Workplace Bullying
Bullying of Teachers Pervasive in Many Schools