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Bully Byte Blog - Environemental Concerns

Posted on May 27, 2011 at 12:29pm 0 Comments

Lyn Mikel Brown, co-founder of a nonprofit that provides a safe space for young girls to learn and grow, offered the educational community10 ways to improve our bully intervention and education efforts. These 10 points are the focus of the blog for the next several weeks.



Point #3 - Move beyond the individual. Children’s behaviors are greatly affected by their life histories and social contexts. To understand why a child uses aggression toward others,…

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Bully Byte Blog - Be Specific

Posted on May 27, 2011 at 12:27pm 0 Comments

Several years ago, Lyn Mikel Brown offered the educational community10 ways to improve our bully intervention and education efforts. These 10 points are the focus of the blog for the next several weeks. Brown was the co-founder of a nonprofit organization created to provide a safe space for young girls to learn and grow with the emphasis being on developing resiliency to thrive in the complex social fabric of the 21st century.



Point #2 - Talk accurately…

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Bully Byte Blog - Stop Labeling

Posted on May 27, 2011 at 12:26pm 0 Comments

Lynn Mikel Brown wrote an article for Education Week several years ago which I recently came across while doing research for the blog. Brown was the co-founder of a nonprofit organization created to provide a safe space for young girls to learn and grow with the emphasis being on developing resiliency to thrive in the complex social fabric of the 21st century.

In the article, Brown expresses her concerns about the current bully prevention movement and its increasingly…

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Bully Byte Blog - Cyber Police?

Posted on May 27, 2011 at 12:25pm 0 Comments

Last month, the Education Department made it clear to schools that they are going to have to take more responsibility to curb bullying and hate speech, even to the point of monitoring students’ social networking activities in and out of school.  



Educationnews.org reported that the letter says “federal officials have reinterpreted the civil-rights laws that require school principals to curb physical bullying, as well as racist and sexist speech, that…

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