ERIC Number: ED495580
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-May-16
Bully Prevention: Tips and Strategies for School Leaders and Classroom Teachers. Second Edition
Barton, Elizabeth A.
This book addresses the growing concern of bullying and violence by offering updated strategies for developing social skills, resolving conflicts, and intervening in bullying situations. Providing techniques for immediate implementation in both elementary and secondary classrooms, this resource includes: explanations of the relationships between bullies, victims, and witnesses; case studies and vignettes; role plays for use with students; and guidelines for intervening in bullying situations. By using these tools to plan and implement anti-bullying programs, educators can increase the safety of all their students. This book is divided into seven chapters: (1) The Bully, Victim, and Witness Relationship Defined; (2) Origins of Bully-Victim-Witness Behavior; (3) Implementing the Schoolwide Anti-Bullying Program; (4) Strategies for Managing and Preventing Bullying Behavior in the Classroom; (5) Strategies for Intervention; (6) Evaluating Anti-Bullying Initiatives; and (7) Legislation Regarding Bullying Behavior. A list of references and an index are also included.
Descriptors: Victims of Crime, Bullying, Student Behavior, Antisocial Behavior, Violence, Intervention, Peer Relationship, Interpersonal Competence, Conflict Resolution, Case Studies, Role Playing, Prevention, Aggression, Research, Family Influence, Environmental Influences, Individual Characteristics, Institutional Characteristics, Program Development, School Culture
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers; Administrators
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