Bullycide is the term that describes those desperate instances of young people taking their own lives to escape from relentless harassment by their peers. Bullying can have enormous and tragic consequences. Commentary from Dr. Joel Haber, a clinic...Read More
Presents the importance of implementing a social skills program through a team of speech and language therapists, social workers, and special education teachers. Provides an understanding that positive outcomes can occur when the IEP team focuses ...Read More
Joey and Kristen are popular high school students--and bullies. Both pick on kids they consider nerds and geeks. For 24 hours, they dress in nerd clothes and spend the day at a new school. The experience of being teased, isolated, bullied, and ha...Read More
Ava is a fifth grader, and she loves reading, playing sports, and spending time with her friends. She has combined vision and hearing loss due to Usher syndrome type 1. In the summer of 2016, her family moved to a new home, and Ava had to change s...Read More
Pastry Chef Julia Usher gives ideas on decorating cookies with wafer paper, and a representative from Healthy Housekeeper Inc. shares ways to cut down on coughs, colds, and allergies. Also author Peter Goodman discusses steps parents and teachers...Read More
This episode features a cheerleader who uses her voice to take a stand against bullying. Also, host Brooke Burke-Charvet highlights a story about a trip to the grocery store that leads to a lifelong friendship. Part of the "Chicken Soup for the So...Read More
When a bully in a chaotic classroom encounters an ant named Jim, Maria learns that tolerance and diversity are necessary for any social community to function well. Helps promote the youngest students' emotional well-being and mental health as the ...Read More
Bystanders have so much power in a bullying situation. They can tell the bully to stop. They can reach out and support the victim. If the situation is really serious, they can get help. Part of the "Making School a Positive Place" series.
SuperDeafy, a deaf actor who plays a superhero, must reveal the man behind the cape to find true love and inspire eight-year-old Jacob, a young deaf boy, to believe in himself. The movie follows the evolution of this unique hero. A beloved charact...Read More
Episode 2 of the "Maple Ave" Series. Focuses on teen bullying and the tragedies inherent when parents as well as their teens unfairly label one another. Jim has reached the edge of violence after being the victim of incessant bullying. Unfortunate...Read More
An episode of the "Maple Ave" Series. Angela and her friends take every opportunity to make Tami's life miserable, even going so far as to pose as a boy interested in Tami on a social networking site. Also introduces to Tami and Angela's respectiv...Read More
Explains the nature of cliques: why they develop, how clique leadership controls members, how at best cliques help establish group identity, and how at worst they can be destructive. Distinguishes the difference between a friendship group and a cl...Read More
Provides students with an essential safety primer on using social networks such as Facebook. Interviews with experts and real-life young people, addressing that social networks can be an useful tool for communication and connection, but also pose ...Read More
One in every four students is bullied online. Cyber bullying does not discriminate between boys, girls, physical differences or mental challenges. Adding to the seriousness of cyber bullying is the fact that the cyber bully can remain anonymous. J...Read More
Provides crucial information to help educators define their role in preventing and responding to sexual harassment. Educators learn the role of Title IX policies, a method of reporting harassment, and ways to prevent it at school.
In this episode, the top news story highlights the importance of paying attention while driving. The National Road Safety Foundation reminds teen drivers that not all obstacles are visible when driving. The episode also brings attention to bullyin...Read More