When adults respond quickly and consistently to bullying behavior they send the message that it is not acceptable. Research shows this can stop bullying behavior over time.
Parents, school staff, and other adults in the community can help kids prevent bullying by talking about it, building a safe school environment, and creating a community-wide bullying prevention strategy.
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ClassDojo and Making Caring Common (MCC), a project of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) created an original series of animated, short films along with discussion guides that will be available to all teachers, parents, and students to teach empathy.
The-No-App empowers the victims of bullying and their parents. The app immediately alerts parents to problem interactions and creates a record of the person(s) bothering the child. This app helps create peace-of-mind for both the young user and his/her parents. It delivers a clear message to whomever is bothering the child, immediately alerts his/her parents that something may be wrong, and creates evidence of who was harassing the child. It is also a tool to give parents an excuse to talk to their children about staying safe.
Anonymous Alerts is a secure anti-bullying app and safety reporting system that lets students to quickly report incidents related to bullying, cyberbullying, student depression, family problems, self-harm, drugs, gang-related issues, harassment, weapons on campus or unusual student behavior which may warrant immediate attention by school officials. The reporter of the incident can establish anonymous 2-way communications with school officials. Anonymous Alerts encourages those who feel vulnerable or less confident to speak up without fear of reprisal.
The BullyBøx is designed to allow students to safely and anonymously report acts of bullying or other school-safety concerns. The BullyBøx provides a “voice” to those being victimized, as well as empowering up-standers, while simultaneously allowing reporters to refrain from becoming directly involved in the incident.