New statistics are out showing that bullying is getting worse in schools. This doesn’t surprise me because when i first started speaking on bullying 13 years ago i would receive 5 to 10 calls a day to come and speak at their school. over the past 3 years the amount of schools interested in having
I just had the great opportunity to speak at Edgartown elementary school on Martha’s vineyard. What made this event so special was the effort the school was showing to support students and parents. How many times a PTO hires us and the principal never sets foot inside the gym to see what I was speaking
So once again I receive a call from a parent who states that their child is being bullied and the school is doing nothing about it. Our company is named reportbullying.com, so parents feel they can call us to report bullying. Over and over again I hear the same comments… “my child is being bullied and
Well it was another great year for reportbullying.com. We traveled all across the United States speaking to students, training teachers and educating parents on their role and how to work with schools to reduce bullying. We traveled to Arizona, California, New York, New jersey, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Ohio and many other cities and states. the best
Bullying occurs in many ways, having many faces, and occurring in many different places and situations. Bullying is a terrible insidious action that happens and it affects everyone involved. Many people don’t even recognize that bullying is occurring. We can easily observe bullying when we see someone going up to another person with a fist
When it comes to bullying boys and girls can bully using the same actions but we do see a difference when we look at it as a whole. Boys do what we call direct bullying, this is punching, kicking, shoving, knocking books out of people’s hands, throwing things at another person.
We just got back from a two week intense training for students and parents. We spoke at 13 schools teaching students the role of the bystanders so that the school system could use our follow up to keep the message going strong. For some schools you could see that the principal and staff where on
I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes over 10 years ago, because of my disease; I have many appointments with my family doctor. I have to say that I truly have the best family doctor around; maybe I’m a little biased. One day when visiting, my doctor opened the door to my room and said
Bullying is not just a bad dream which will be over when you wake up. It is a nightmare which will go away only if we all open our eyes to this reality and choose to look out through all the windows. School Boards, along with the State boards and Ministry of Education, must demonstrate
If you decide to drive down to Ohio, what would you do? Will you just get up one fine morning, sit in the car and start driving? Or would you put thought into planning the trip? I think most of us when posed with this question will tend to pick up the second option.