WEBSITE Resources for Parents and Kids related to Bullying:
This Massachusetts-based Education Development Center provides a free, downloadable 43-page toolkit with strategies and activities to address bullying.
This site features lesson plans, legal information, articles, research, books and even an mp3 audio file to listen to regarding bullying
Facing History and Ourselves website dedicated to Creating Safe and Engaging Schools – with anti-bullying toolkits, a guide to the film, “Bully,” short videos, case studies and links to lessons and more resources related to bullying and ostracism.
American Library Association’s Booklists for Younger and Older Readers, as well as Recommended Websites about Bullies and Bullying
This organization focuses on raising levels of empathy, resulting in more caring and respectful relationships and reduced
This simple site created by a social worker and therapist offers practical advice for parents and students for positive peer interactions
This comprehensive site has videos, activities and worksheets as well as downloadable guides, such as “Beyond the Golden Rule” to help children, teachers and parents recognize bias, support each other’s pride, identity and greater sense of community.
This is a national anti-bullying and cyberbullying program for kids and teens.
The It Gets Better Project was created to support young LGBTQ children find happiness, recognize their potential and to assure them they are not alone.
Recommended BOOKS to share with your children to continue the conversation
about BULLIES AND BULLYING
Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson
Goal! By Mina Javaherbin***
Patrick in a Teddy Bear’s Picnic and Other Stories: A Toon Book by Geoffrey Hayes
Scary Mary by Paula Bowles
Freda Stops a Bully by Stuart J. Murphy
Henry and the Bully by Nancy L. Carlson***
Walrus’s Gift by H.E. Stewart
You’re Mean, Lilly Jean by Frieda Wishinksy
Bully by Patricia Polacco
Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers: The Ninth Epic Novel by Dav Pilkey
Confessions of a Former Bully by Trudy Ludwig***
Dear Bully: 70 Authors Tell Their Stories edited by Megan Kelley Hall and Carrie Jones***
The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict by Trenton Lee Stewart
Jake and Lily by Jerry Spinelli
Journal of a Schoolyard Bully: Cyber Bully by Farley Katz