Tag Archives: bullying

Bullying: What You Can Do

Bullying: What You Can Do

Five things you can look at in your school’s policies and procedures to change the culture of bullying. Read More

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Brohoof for a Good Cause : The Morones Recovery Fund

Brohoof for a Good Cause : The Morones Recovery Fund

Much has been made of the fierce and growing legion of male fans of the animated series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, and, while this is a largely adult following, there are still a number of younger bronies among the ranks. Sadly, one such fan, 11-year-old Michael Morones of North Carolina, recently tried to take his own life as the result of bullying centered on his love of the property. Read More

At Conventions, Skywalkers, Bagginses, Batmans and Lannisters Provide Back-to-School Lessons in Tolerance

At Conventions, Skywalkers, Bagginses, Batmans and Lannisters Provide Back-to-School Lessons in Tolerance

Whether they were born on Tatooine or Krypton, play Grand Theft Auto V or Cloudberry Kingdom, or watch Walking Dead or True Blood, factions from these diverse but often opposing universes, posing with their fake laser blasters and purple-tinted wigs at conventions, manage to get along, at least for one weekend. Why can’t the rest of us? Read More

A Q&A With Bully.com Author Joe Lawlor

A Q&A With Bully.com Author Joe Lawlor

In author Joe Lawlor’s middle-grade mystery Bully.com, a thirteen-year-old detective named Jun Li is accused of a crime he didn’t commit — a cyberbullying crime. To clear his name, Jun launches an investigation that includes hackers, a jealous boyfriend, and other students in his middle school who are also victims of bullying. The result? A story perfect for kids that’s being called “well-plotted” and “clever.” Read More