• Bullying Resources

    Aggressive behavior may be bullying depending on what happened, how often it happens and who it happens to. 

    Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Bullying includes actions such as making threats, spreading rumors, attacking someone physically or verbally, and excluding someone from a group on purpose.


    Preventing Classroom Bullying: What Teachers Can Do - Teachers can start here with this handbook.

    Bullying: Guidelines for Teachers

    The ABCs of Bullying: Addressing, Blocking, and Curbing School Aggression - The ABCs of Bullying is an online course offered by SAMHSA, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This course examines the causes and effects of bullying, prevention techniques and programs, screening, treatment options, and legal/ethical issues surrounding bullying.

    StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on how kids, teens, young adults, parents, educators and others in the community can prevent or stop bullying. The site includes videos for parents and educators on how to identify and address bullying, as well as a full gallery of online resources featuring reports and information on evidence-based programs.

    NetSmartzKids.org/. - Younger elementary videos - Be Safe Online!

    Cyberbullying - Whats Crossing The Line - available through CommonSenseMedia

    CommonSenseMedia.org/educators Select a grade level from the drop down and the topic. Many resources from this site including interactive activities through the digital passport tools. Register your students and they complete the activities over a few weeks.

    CyberBullying Research Center - Downloadable audio files (podcasts and radio programs), activities (word scramble, crossword puzzles, discussions, quizzes, etc.), handouts, reference materials and more. Read the article from the NY Times looking at it from all sides: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/28/style/28bully.html?_r=1

    Bullied: A Student, a School and a Case That Made History - Bullied is a documentary film that chronicles one student’s ordeal.

    National Crime Prevention Council - Elementary and Middle School resources including online animations and movie clips.

    OnGuard Online - Federal Government site dealing with Student Privacy, Social Networking, Email, Identity Theft, Games, Videos and more including other issues and discussion points for each topic. Order free publications for parents and students under Tools and then click 'Order Publications' on the left.
    For mor information on Bullying Prevention and Support please contact Dr. Leon Kea at 910.296-6677 or via email at lkea@duplinschools.net     
Last Modified on May 23, 2013