Summary: This article reports on programs that can help stop bullying and the role that SEL can play in creating safe spaces for students. The role that teachers can play in stopping bullying is also outlined in this article.
Source: Amelia Harper, Education DIVE, October 24, 2017
Categories: Anti-bullying, Positive Relationships, Classroom Practices, SEL Basics
“Bullying was once considered a rite-of-passage that could toughen up students to face the world, but a greater understanding of the causes and effects of bullying makes it clear that the issue must be addressed in school settings. Various stop-bullying campaigns have been initiated for students. However, teachers also need to be better informed about the role they can play in creating a school environment that prevents bullying.”