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ERIC Number: ED510002
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Pages: 228
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-1-6070-9410-XISBN-978-1-6070-9410-4
The Truth about Bullying: What Educators and Parents Must Know and Do
Urbanski, Jan; Permuth, Steve
Rowman & Littlefield Education
"The Truth About Bullying" presents crucial information to assist educators and parents in creating a safe learning environment. This book is a practical guide to understanding what bullying is and the influence it has on a school. The who, what, when, where, and how of bullying are described in a clear manner that helps the reader to understand the myths and realities of bullying behavior. The latest trends in bullying, including hazing and contagion bullying, are presented, along with chapters dedicated specifically to cyberbullying and the special needs child. Recent research provides a foundation for readers as they learn how to address bullying and create a respectful, constructive school community. The authors address the importance of the school climate and culture and answer the question of whether a positive environment is enough to prevent bullying. As schools strive to improve academics, bullying can no longer be ignored--the time has come stop bullying in schools. "The Truth About Bullying" is a necessity for anyone working to end the problem of bullying. Contents of this book include: (1) Understanding Bullying, which includes: (a) Introduction/Overview; (b) Bullying: Beyond Sticks and Stones; (c) Bullying in the Twenty-first Century: Cyberbullying; and (d) Bullying and the Special Needs Child; (2) Addressing Bullying, which includes: (a) What Research Tells Us; (b) Creating a Respectful and Constructive School Community; and (c) What Works in Bullying Prevention?; and (3) Appendices.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A