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How to Know and What To Do If Your Child Is Bullied

How to Know and What To Do If Your Child Is Bullied

Michele Borba January 3, 2015 Comments Off on How to Know and What To Do If Your Child Is Bullied

Warnings that a child may be the target of a bully and crucial steps to take if it’s true Peer abuse–just the thought can send shivers down our spines. But the fact is hundreds of children

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10 Parenting Solutions to Prevent Cyberbullying

10 Parenting Solutions to Prevent Cyberbullying

Michele Borba September 10, 2014 Comments Off on 10 Parenting Solutions to Prevent Cyberbullying

Mom and Dad, wake up: If you assume your child is using that fancy home computer or smartphone to stimulate his brain or connect with friends, think again. Sadly too many kids are using their

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What Bullying Looks Like Age by Age

What Bullying Looks Like Age by Age

Michele Borba September 8, 2014 1

Peer cruelty is a problem and appears to be starting earlier. Though survey results do vary, by some estimates, one in seven American schoolchildren is either a bully or a victim. And the cruel behavior

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Could Your Child Be Bullying?

Could Your Child Be Bullying?

Michele Borba July 25, 2014 Comments Off on Could Your Child Be Bullying?

Signs to watch for and three steps to take if you suspect your child is bullying Here is a recent letter I received from a parent. How would you respond? “My son’s teacher says

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17 Ways Schools Can Educate Parents About Bullying

17 Ways Schools Can Educate Parents About Bullying

Michele Borba March 19, 2014 Comments Off on 17 Ways Schools Can Educate Parents About Bullying

REALITY CHECK: A meta-analysis of over 600 studies on bullying found that a key to reducing peer cruelty is parent education. I’ve worked in bullying prevention with hundreds of schools around the world as well

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4 S.A.F.E. Rules Every Child Should Know to Curb Cyberbullying

4 S.A.F.E. Rules Every Child Should Know to Curb Cyberbullying

Michele Borba February 23, 2014 Comments Off on 4 S.A.F.E. Rules Every Child Should Know to Curb Cyberbullying

Four safety rules to teach kids to help them be safer online and stop cyber-bullying REALITY CHECK: Did you know that a recent survey found that almost 70 percent of adolescents say the best

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19 Signs Your Child Is Being Bullied and What to Do

19 Signs Your Child Is Being Bullied and What to Do

Michele Borba December 12, 2013 Comments Off on 19 Signs Your Child Is Being Bullied and What to Do

How to Know if your child may be a victim of bullying: 19 warning signs of bullying and the questions you must ask You’ve read the news and you’ve seen stories about bullying tragedies.

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11 Possible Signs of Cyberbullying

11 Possible Signs of Cyberbullying

Michele Borba November 18, 2013 Comments Off on 11 Possible Signs of Cyberbullying

What Is Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is an electronic form of communication that uses cyber-technology or digital media to hurt, threaten, embarrass, annoy, blackmail or otherwise target another minor. Every adult who interacts with kids–parents, educators, librarians,

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Helping “Invisible” Students

Helping “Invisible” Students

Michele Borba October 31, 2013 Comments Off on Helping “Invisible” Students

Trudy Ludwig’s new book, The Invisible Boy, addresses intentional and unintentional social exclusion and is a powerful resource for teachers, counselors and parents. Ask teachers to name students in each of our classes and we usually

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