Anti-Bullying Pro sur Twitter : "THINK! Let's stop abuse online by retweeting this helpful reminder. 7 Fun Ways To Teach Your Kids Mindfulness. I taught a mindfulness class at my daughters’ elementary school this week.
Unsurprisingly, the kids taught me way more than I taught them. While I was doing research to develop the class, I came upon a wealth of information about mindfulness programs in schools. For one, I learned that actress Goldie Hawn has been working with neuroscientists, cognitive psychologists and educators to develop a mindfulness curriculum for schools. I was thrilled to find out that their research reported that mindfulness education in schools has proven benefits: it increases optimism and happiness in classrooms, decreases bullying and aggression, increases compassion and empathy for others and helps students resolve conflicts.
If you ever want to be inspired and also have a giggle, ask a group of kids what they think “mindfulness” is. 1. Ring a bell and ask the kids to listen closely to the vibration of the ringing sound. 2. Michelle Jankovich sur Twitter : "Awesome initiative @Coast_Capital for each #PinkItForward they donate $1 to #antibullying... You're a V.I.P. Signe Whitson: Rude vs. Mean vs. Bullying: Defining the Differences. A few weeks ago, I had the terrific fortune of getting to present some of the bullying prevention work that I do to a group of children at a local bookstore.
As if interacting with smiling, exuberant young people was not gift enough, a reporter also attended the event a wrote a lovely article about my book and the work I do with kids, parents, educators and youth care professionals. All in all, it was dream publicity and since then, has sparked many conversations with people in my town who saw my photo in the newspaper and immediately related to the examples of bullying that were discussed. I have been brought to tears more than once since the article ran, while listening to parents share their feelings of outrage and helplessness over their kids’ experiences with bullying in school.
One gifted but socially awkward middle school student blew me away with his articulate, poised, yet searingly painful accounts of relentless physical and verbal bullying on his school bus. Explore HuffPost. Someone Tried To Shame Her Body With Graffiti, But This Teen Took An Awesome Photo Instead. When 14-year-old Carleigh O'Connell heard that a gibe about her body had been spray-painted on a cement block for her whole town to see, she responded in the unlikeliest, but most awesome of ways: She snapped a photo while posing proudly with the graffiti.
She then shared the image on social media and told her mom, Daryl, to do the same. She wanted the image to go viral. She wanted to turn the story around. "[Carleigh] decided that she was going to be stronger than hurtful words on the concrete and that she was going to be proud of her figure," the teen's mom wrote in a Sunday Facebook post. "She also told me that she feels complete sympathy for the teenagers across the country who face this everyday.
(Story continues below.) Carleigh had heard from kids at her school that someone had graffitied a cement barrier in her hometown of Wall, New Jersey, and labelled it “Carleigh’s ass. " SaanichPDslo4 : @crimefighterguy Yes they are! SaanichPDsloSgt : My shirt ready to wear and... ChiefElsner : Huge thanks to @nickymanak...
THE CYBER BULLYING VIRUS. SaanichPDsloSgt : We are back in blue today,... SaanichPDsloSgt : A few words fr @SaanichPDslo4... SaanichPDsloSgt : The Leg flashmob, Trevor Price,... SaultPolice : Supporting Pink Shirt Day! SaanichPDsloSgt : Lots of people @saanchpolice... KidsHelpPhone : Do you know what tomorrow is? Anti-Bullying ad. Cyberbullying Toolkit. Guy Brings His White Girlfriend To Barbershop And Gets Hated On. Teaching Children Not to Be Rude! Guest Blog Post by Julia Cook As a school counselor, I would often have kids come into my office and expect me to wave my magic counseling wand and solve their problems for them.
A good counselor, a good teacher, a good parent gives the wand to the child and teaches her how to wave it herself! Rudeness is a learned behavior. Infants are born adorable, innocent, and teachable, but they are also selfish since all they know is their own tiny world. Without adults guiding them, they will never grow out of this self-centered perspective and will grow into rude children.
Why Aren’t We Rude to Grown-ups the Way We Are Rude to Kids? WITS Program Receives National Award. The WITS Program received a national award from the Canadian Institute of Health Research Partnership, that was presented by Gov. -Gen. David Johnston Monday night in Ottawa. WITS is an acronym for an anti-bullying program that is presented to elementary school students across the country.
It stands for: Walk Away. Ignore. Sgt. "The WITS program is a significant part of our 5 School Liaison Officer’s program delivery. Please visit the following links for further information about the award, and about the WITS program. Sgt. : STOP A BULLY : Canada's Anti-Bullying Reporting Program, Statistics, Cyberbullying. We Can All Learn A Lot From These Kids.
Cyberbullying Toolkit. Facebook Stories: We Are All Daniel Cui. How We Can Teach Our Children Mindfulness. What To Do If Your Teen Is Cyberbullied. Dr.
Michele Borba November 7, 2011. Bullying is not just a Youth Problem; It's a Human One. There’s a powerful new post on Seth Godin’s blog with an interesting take on bullying.
It is not just a youth issue – it is a human one. A BULLY is a person of any age who intentionally uses power to cause physical or emotional distress with the purpose of dominating the other person. Period. Bullies: Intentionally work to marginalize people.In an organizational (or online) setting, choose not to engage in conversation or discussion.Do not use legitimate authority or suasion; instead, they depend on pressure in the moment to demean and disrespect someone else—by undermining not just their ideas, but their very presence and legitimacy.
WITS > WITS for Schools.