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Part IV: Mean Girls–What Motivates Bullying?

Part IV: Mean Girls–What Motivates Bullying?

Michele Borba November 14, 2009 Comments Off on Part IV: Mean Girls–What Motivates Bullying?

Michele Borba Note to readers: This is the fourth in a series of blogs about relational aggression-or the new mean girl scene-and what educators and parents can do to curb this  trend. In past

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Relational Aggression and the Impact on Our Girls

Relational Aggression and the Impact on Our Girls

Michele Borba November 12, 2009 2

Part II The Affect of Relational Aggression (RA) On Girls Michele Borba Note to readers: This is the second in a series of blogs about relational aggression-or the new mean girl scene-and what educators

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Signs if your child is bullied and what to do

Signs if your child is bullied and what to do

Michele Borba October 18, 2009 1

Michele Borba REALITY CHECK: Research finds that 49 percent of kids say they’ve been bullied at least once or twice during the school term, but only 32 percent of their parents believed them.  One

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Could Your Child Be a Bully? Signs to Look For and Questions to Ask

Could Your Child Be a Bully? Signs to Look For and Questions to Ask

Michele Borba August 22, 2009 Comments Off on Could Your Child Be a Bully? Signs to Look For and Questions to Ask

Michele Borba REALITY CHECK: One recent study prepared for the American Psychological Association showed that 80 percent of middle school students admitted to bullying behavior in the prior 30 days. Another survey found that 40 percent of

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Tips to Keep Kids Safe Online

Tips to Keep Kids Safe Online

Michele Borba August 11, 2009 2

Michele Borba   REALITY CHECK A survey of 3,700 middle school age students found that nearly a quarter of the eighth-graders said they were bullied online in a two-month period. Nearly half of 3,000

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Cellphone Rules to Keep Your Kids Safer from Cyberbullying

Cellphone Rules to Keep Your Kids Safer from Cyberbullying

Michele Borba August 1, 2009 3

Michele Borba REALITY CHECK: Did you know that 30 percent of girls who have gone into online chat roooms say they have been sexually harassed, but only 7 percent of those girls say they

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How to Discuss School Violence and Tragedies With Kids

How to Discuss School Violence and Tragedies With Kids

Michele Borba October 4, 2006 Comments Off on How to Discuss School Violence and Tragedies With Kids

A horrific number of incidents have taken place in schools over the past two weeks: A Montreal school shooting, a 15 year old Wisconsin boy shooting his principal, Colorado girls held hostage molested and

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