Tools for Teachers

Tools for Teachers

National Bullying Prevention Month – what can teachers do?


October is National Bullying Prevention Month. What can teachers do about bullying prevention? We all know that, at times, bullying among students can cause distractions and roadblocks to learning. Often, however, adults may not know that bullying is taking place, since studies show 60 percent of young victims are reluctant to tell an adult about such incidents.

It’s important for teachers and parents to be aware of the warning signs of bullying, but what else can they do? Check out these new webpages for suggestions:

Looking for resources for your classroom during the month of October? Themed weekly activities are available from STOMP Out Bullying, along with an Online Student Participation Toolkit.