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Category Archives: bullying

“Tolerance does not suspend moral judgement”

Thank about what this title says.  According to a recent post by Dr. Michele Borba, “While tolerance doesn’t call upon us to suspend moral judgment, it does require us to respect differences. … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Telling or “Tattle Tailing?”

One of the most frustrating events in my life as a teacher/mother is when one of my students/children would “tattle tail” about whatever!  Do I hear any Amens? This practice … Continue reading

June 20, 2017 · 3 Comments

Bullying? Ask Jaylen what to do!

Based upon my many years of experience as a public and private school teaching, I’ve seen many types of bullying both verbal and physical…rolled eyes, notes, mocking noises, moving away … Continue reading

May 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sexual Harrassment Stopped!

This is a crazy post about someone who resisted being sexually harassed while in school.  The girl’s bra was repeatedly snapped by a fellow student.  The girl reported it to … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Three Ways to Reduce Tension in Your Classroom

Since our country’s recent Presidential Election, there have been signs made, fights fought, jealousy among peers, marches in front of buildings, beatings, and other hurtful things among our students.  All of … Continue reading

January 6, 2017 · 2 Comments

How Will Your Students Remember You?

How do I remember my teachers?  Frankly, I was in elementary school “eons ago” as a student, but I do know how my former students remember me.  I’ve been told … Continue reading

December 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Microaggressions? What are they?

Have you ever seen children “moving across the hallway” when a certain person walks down the hallway?  (Doesn’t that remind you of the parable about the Good Samaritan and all … Continue reading

November 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Are Children People?

Of course, they are!  But do they really feel like people or just ignored and/or tolerated? Here’s an article that was featured in the Reader’s Digest, September 1926 (yes, 1926) … Continue reading

October 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

What do you do when your child hates school?

Of course, the answer to this question is to ask some questions of your own. Ask for explanations and descriptions before calling the teacher. Whenever I received this type of … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Assertiveness Training for Children

Is #bullying becoming an increasing problem in our neighborhoods and schools? Apparently so, because this is the second article I’ve received today that I want to share with my followers … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

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