Stop Bullying!

Schools are a primary place where bullying can happen. Helping to establish a supportive and safe school climate where all students are accepted and knowing how to respond when bullying happens are key to making sure all students are able to learn and grow. There are many tools on StopBullying.gov specific for teachers, administrators, and other school staff.

Resources

Lesson Plans

Activities

  • Stopbullying.gov
    Students in grades K-5 will find information on bullying and cyberbullying, a series of webisodes on bullying and games. The site includes resources for adults as well.
  • Get Ready for Bullying Awareness Week!
    Students in grades K-12 promote school-wide awareness of bullying issues by creating anti-bullying posters.

Background Resources

Audio & Video

Books

FOR EDUCATORS AND PARENTS

  • Bullying at School: What We Know and What We Can Do by Dan Olweus (Wiley-Blackwell, 1993)
  • The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander: From Preschool to HighSchool–How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle (Updated Edition) by Barbara Coloroso (Harper-Collins, 2008)
  • Bullyproof Your Child For Life: Protect Your Child from Teasing, Taunting, and Bullying for Good by Joel Haber and Jenna Glatzer (Penguin Group, 2007)
  • Why Good Kids Act Cruel: The Hidden Truth about the Pre-Teen Years by Carl E. Pickhardt (Sourcebooks, Inc., 2010)
  • Real Life Bully Prevention for Real Kids: 50 Ways to Help Elementary and Middle School Students by Catherine DePino and Lori Evans (Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2009)
  • No Kidding About Bullying: 125 Ready-to-Use Activities to Help Kids Manage Anger, Resolve Conflicts, Build Empathy, and Get Along by Naomi Drew (Free Spirit Publishing, Inc., 2011)

FOR KIDS

  • Sorry! by Trudy Ludwig and Maurie J. Manning (Tricycle Press, 2006)
  • My Secret Bully by Tracy Ludwig and Abigail Marble (Riverwood Press, 2004)
  • The Recess Queen by Alexis O’Neill and Laura Huliska-Beith (Scholastic Press, 2002)
  • Cliques, Phonies, & Other Baloney by Trevor Romain (Free Spirit Publishing, 1998)
  • Just Kidding by Trudy Ludwig and Adam Gustavson (Tricycle Press, 2006)