How to Stop Bullying and Social Aggression: Elementary Grade Lessons and Activities That Teach Empathy, Friendship, and Respect
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BeschreibungHow to Stop Bullying and Social Aggression is a research-based resource for K6 classrooms offering fun, interactive lessons and activities that simplify the instruction of skills critical to students' safety and well-being, promote healthy social-emotional development, and improve academic achievement. In clear, jargon-free language, the authors provide teachers, administrators, and counselors with strategies for engaging bullies, victims, and bystanders at their own level and include step-by-step explanations for every activity.
This user-friendly resource also features: Sidebars, sample scripts, and icons that highlight important information Suggestions for enhancing lessons
A supply list of commonly found classroom items within each lesson for quick and easy implementation
This book also helps school districts meet the curriculum requirements of recently enacted bullying laws by fostering positive youth development around issues of respect, conflict resolution, and interpersonal relationships.
PortraitSteve Breakstone, co-founder of Balance Educational Services, LLC, is a specialist in student discipline, bullying and violence prevention, behavior management and effective communication styles. During his dynamic workshops, he uses his theatrical experience to role-play serious realities such as being bullied, being the subject of rumors or being shunned by cliques. Steve is an expert in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA 2004), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the No Child Left Behind Act, offering easy to understand seminars to teachers, administrators and attorneys. Steve has served as the Director of Northstar Community Alliance where he worked to prevent and reduce substance abuse. He has also worked to prevent domestic abuse as the Youth and Community Educator with Project Against Violent Encounters. Steve is a past facilitator with FATHERTIME, a parenting program, and is a trained mediator. In the late 1980s, Steve and his dog, Dixie, walked 3000 miles from New Orleans to Washington State. He is the author of the book Washington WALKABOUT, which examines the experiences of a man with developmental disabilities as he and Steve walked 1,300 miles around the state of Washington, promoting the capabilities of people with disabilities. Steve lives on 30 acres in Vermont with nature photographer Jane Glesne, and their cat.
Pressestimmen"Once educators appreciate the psychological and social significance of bullying, harassment, and emotional violence in schools, they are ready to translate that awareness into concrete actions. This is where this book comes in. Breakstone and his colleagues offer a well-grounded strategy and a series of tactical exercises designed to accomplish this critical mission."
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CORWIN PR INC
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2008
Seitenanzahl: 181 Seiten