Tips and Strategies for School Leaders and Classroom Teachers
- Elizabeth A. Barton - Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, Wayne State University
Anti-Bullying Strategies | Conflict Resolution in the Classroom | School Safety
'This is not just another book delineating the problem. It gives answers! It is easy to read, and the perfect length. I would recommend this book to any administrator or classroom teacher' - Ruth Gharst, Assistant Administrator, Heatherstone Elementary, Olathe, KS
We've seen it too many times-the weak, lonely child being tormented by an aggressive, powerful bully. The result is a damaging outcome for the victim, bully, and school community at large. Bully Prevention, Second Edition, addresses the growing concern of bullying and violence by offering updated strategies for developing social skills, resolving conflicts and intervening in bullying situations.
Providing techniques for immediate implementation in both elementary and secondary classrooms, this resource includes:
o Explanations of the relationships between bullies, victims, and witnesses
o Case studies and vignettes
o Role plays for use with students
o Guidelines for intervening in bullying situations
By using these tools to plan and implement anti-bullying programs, educators can increase the safety of all their students.
"This book has numerous practical and relevant suggestions. I liked the chapter summaries. The length of the book would appeal to me as a building level principal. This book could be purchased for an entire staff and used for a faculty book study."
"This is not just another book delineating the problem. It gives answers! The material is presented so it is applicable to elementary as well as secondary. It is easy to read, and the perfect length. I would recommend this book to any administrator or classroom teacher wanting information on bullying."
"Dr. Barton has bullying covered from beginning to end. The reader is left with a good sense of what bullying behaviors are, and how to start up, implement, and evaluate a bullying prevention program in school."
"Provides techniques for implementation in both elementary and secondary classroom settings, exploring the psychology of bullies, providing case studies for understanding, and offering guidelines and solutions for intervention. A recommended pick for any school leader or teacher."