Empowering Children to Help Stop Bullying In School
The curriculum is divided into ten sections. Each section contains objectives, suggestions for success, a chapter from a story on bullying, readings, activities, and handouts. The ten sections are:
- What Is Bullying?
- Respect & Disrespect
- Who Bullies?
- Who Is Bullied?
- Who Silently Watches Bullying?
- Who Are the Helpers?
- Tragedy & Courage
- Stop Bullying at School
- Jackie Robinson
- Books, Essays & Stories About Bullying
The book contains:
- a fictional story on bullying that engages student’s interest
- children’s essays of real life experiences of bullying in grades K-6 of how students have stood up for themselves and others
- focused topics that show alternatives to passive or aggressive behavior, and
- activities to help students develop assertiveness skills and self-control.
The content and activities in this program help Educators, Counselors, and Parents assist students’ abilities to:
- respect self and others,
- develop increased self-understanding in regards to feelings, beliefs, attitudes, and behavior,
- utilize effective communication strategies to overcome limitations & enhance strengths,
- develop positive social interaction skills,
- identify examples of courage,
- learn how effective choices lead to positive consequences,
- change their behavior if they bully, are bullied, or silently watch,
- demonstrate appropriate behavior at school and in the community, and
- collaborate with adults to stop bullying at school.