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“The author strikes a great balance between text, action ideas, and survey questions. With each chapter comes the opportunity to examine one's school and apply the information to improve an existing situation.”
—Kim E. Vogel, Principal
Parkdale Elementary School, OR
“This text offers great activities for addressing bullying and changing school culture. I will use this resource repeatedly with respect to Safe and Supportive Schools and Positive Climates for Learning.”
—Chris Sarellas, Principal
Vaughan Secondary School, Ontario, Canada
Team-focused strategies for bully-proofing your school
One of the greatest challenges educators face in addressing bullying is recognizing when it's right in front of them. From identifying unsupervised campus “hot spots” to intervening appropriately in the moment, this practical how-to guide will equip your staff members to stand up instead of stand by. Shona ...
Chapter 2: Personal History Primes Perceptions
Personal History Primes Perceptions
Following the Path Backward
This book starts with following the path backward. As I mentioned in the preface, I am going back to the beginning, following the path out of the silo of education. I'm moving out of my arena of comfort and expertise into the fields of the social sciences and social economics to create a framework in which to examine bullying from a deeper level understanding.
When I think back on my personal history, I understand that I have made the mistake of starting at the finish line. I've gone to school every September of my life. School is all I really know. I've been a student, a teacher, and a principal. I have friends who work in ...