Using Positivity to Combat Cyberbullying

Positive Prevention Student Sample

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, so your #ChoicesChallenge is to Stop the Hate. So how do we do that? Well, all of those anti-bullying messages — you know, the “No Bully Zone” posters — haven’t really been resonating with kids, because most don’t classify themselves as bullies. In fact, the majority of bullying behaviors are

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Updated screen time recommendations for kids…

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Good news for parents who struggle with guilt over screen time. The American Pediatrics Association is in the process of updating their guidelines. Read the following article and then discuss your thoughts with your table group. What do you think the new guidelines should be? How can we support parents in coming up with these guidelines?

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Identifying valid health sites

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Hey 6th graders! Did you know that online health searches are now the third most popular activity on the web? While googling symptoms can sometimes be helpful, sometimes it can give us misinformation as well. Read the following article from Choices: Are you Googling Yourself Sick? Now that we’ve talked about how to identify useful

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Resources for the infographic project

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*Infographic created by Esther, Grade 8 Hey 8th graders! Here’s everything you’ll need for our next project. Infographics are used quite a bit in reporting health news, as they’re a visually appealing way to get facts and statistics out to the community. Here are some samples… Infographic: Meditation in Schools Across America  Infographic: 15 Scientifically Proven

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