Anti-Bully Curriculum

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We want your child to be as successful as possible at school. Success in school is not just about reading and math. It is also about knowing how to learn and how to get along with others. We will be using the Second Step program in our classroom to teach these critical skills.


The Second Step program teaches skills in the following four areas

Skills for Learning: Students gain skills to help themselves learn, including how to focus their attention, listen carefully, use self-talk to stay on task, and be assertive when asking for help with school work.
Empathy: Students learn to identify and understand their own feelings and others feelings. Students also learn how to take another's perspective and how to show compassion.
Emotion Management: Students learn specific skills for calming down when experiencing strong feelings, such as anxiety or anger.
Problem Solving: Students learn a process for solving problems with others in a positive way.

 

If you would like further information about the Second Step program you can go online to www.secondstep.org with the activation key SSP1 FAMI LY71 to watch videos about the Second Step program and get information about what your child is learning.

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Research-based bullying prevention taught in the Second Step program that teachers know and students love.

Set a foundation for social and academic success by teaching the Second Step program. Then build on those fundamentals with the new Bullying Prevention Unit for Grades K–5, with training for all school staff and lessons for students.

The Second Step Bullying Prevention Unit

 

Research-based, teacher approved

Based on the latest research in the field and put to the test in real classrooms so teachers can trust they’re making the best use of class time

 

360˚approach


to bullying
prevention

Via online training, school staff learn to work with all students involved in bullying, including bystanders, for an improved school climate and reduced bullying

 

Students can trust
staff response

All staff learn how to effectively recognize and respond to bullying through the online training, an individualized experience that can be completed solo or during an in-service

 

Books in the Counselors Office:

Howard E Wigglebottom learns about Bullying by Howard Binkow

One by Kathryn Otoshi

Trouble in Barker’s Class by Tomie Depaula

Stop Picking on Me by Pat Thomas

 

Lessons extend to
the home

Family materials reinforce the learning beyond the school and teach adult family members to distinguish between peer conflict and bullying

 

Easy to implement with these great tools

● Principal resources aid development and implementation of school policies and procedures to help prevent bullying

● Staff training creates a common language and response building-wide

● Student lessons teach kids real-life skills to handle bullying situations

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