OEA Center for Teaching & Learning Bullying Workshops
Teaching & Learning workshops allow you to learn about the breadth and depth of bullying in schools, its forms, the people involved, and a comprehensive anti-bullying program you can implement in your school.
Contact your Teaching & Learning Specialist to schedule professional development trainings or for more information.
Online Resources on Bullying
According to cergralpalsyguidance.com, children with disabilities are often bullied, particularly at school.
According to this article on DrugRehab.com, numerous studies have established a relationship between bullying, psychological health and substance abuse.
This NEA site offers information on the role adults can play in preventing bullying, recommended reading on the subject, and student testimonies about their experiences with bullying.
CRC is dedicated to providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents. Lots of resources and research.
nformation on laws regarding cyber bullying, what types of harassment it includes, and what role you can take in combatting the problem.
- Bullying Prevention
The Oklahoma State Department of Education has a detailed section on preventing bullying. The page includes links to curriculum, professional development, resources, an FAQ, and a number of tools for schools.
- Facebook for Educators
There are a number of anti-bullying sites on Facebook (Stop Bullying: Speak Out has more than 2 million “likes.”) Search “bullying” or anti-bullying” to find a site you like.
- The Committee for Children
The Committee for Children is a global nonprofit organization working to prevent bullying, violence and child abuse. Their site offers resources like “Second Step,” a guide for teaching social skills, and “Steps to Respect,” a bullying prevention program.
- U.S. Department of Education – Bullying Fact Sheet
- U.S. Department of Education – Bullying Guidance Information
PBS Kids has dedicated a section of their child- friendly site to educating children about what bullying is, how to handle it, and how to spot a target of bullying. They also have information that gets kids involved in making their school a “bully-free zone.”
This site includes comprehensive information on bullying for everyone. The parent’s index includes resources for educating your community, working with your child’s school to combat bullying, bully proofing your child and what to do if your child is bullying others.
- Digital Safety
This article gives a quick overview of internet dangers. Great for parents for teaching their children, with a helpful cyberbullying tips in the keeping kids safe section and a part on social media.
- Approximately 40% to 80% of school-age children experience bullying at some point during their school careers
- 20-40% of bullying victims actually report being bullied
- 5-15% of students are constantly bullied
- 27% of students are bullied because of their refusal to engage in common sexual practices
- 25% of students encourage bullying if not given proper education and support in anti-bullying techniques
Source: American Psychological Association
Bullying in the Headlines
- YouTube Video: Bullied to Death
- Childhood obesity makes bullying 63% more likely
- YouTube Video: Cyber bullying
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