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#UnfollowBullying at KAMS

Last week was #UnfollowBullying week at Katherine Albiani Middle School. The district-wide #UnfollowBullying student-led anti-cyberbullying campaign launched back in 2012 and staff and students at KAMS have continued to host a #UnfollowBullying week each year for the past 4 years. KAMS students took a stand against cyberbullying by participating in a week of activities and promotions that included a #UnfollowBullying art show, pledge drive […]

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Parents, Teens and Digital Monitoring

Photo of teens on laptop

The Pew Research Center came out with a new article yesterday, “Parents, Teens and Digital Monitoring,” explaining the different ways that parents monitor their teens’ digital behavior – with research showing that the use of parental control software seems to be less common than it used to be. The findings were based on a national survey of parents of […]

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#AddUpstander to the Dictionary!

A shout out to The Bully Project for recognizing the need to address the role of the bystander and the importance of promoting upstanders. We agree with their position that although “Bullying Prevention Month might be over… the fight to raise awareness around bullying continues.” Image Source: #AddUpstander – Change.org Throughout history, in current events, and across playgrounds, […]

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Scholastic’s 2016 Drive2Life Student PSA Script Writing Contest

Source: Scholastic/National Road Safety Foundation Scholastic, in partnership with the National Road Safety Foundation (NRSF), is hosting a Drive2Life contest for students in grades 6–12 to help bring awareness to distracted walking. What is distracted walking? Distracted walking happens when pedestrians choose to talk, text or listen to music with headphones while walking, limiting their awareness of oncoming […]

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Elementary Digital Citizenship Pilot Program

Nearpod Google Hangout

Common Sense Media announced in August that they had teamed with Nearpod to offer a more interactive version of their digital citizenship curriculum. In partnering with Nearpod, they are able to offer a whole new level of engagement and features for teachers and students. Through open-ended response questions, instantly graded quizzes, interactive polls, homework assignments, videos and […]

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EGUSD Joins a Regional Effort to Stand Up and Speak Out Against Bullying

On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, the Elk Grove Unified School District participated in the 3rd annual “Stand Up, Speak Out” youth rally against bullying at the State Capitol. District Positive Behavioral Intervention Support (PBIS) coaches partnered with Technology Services to showcase anti-bullying efforts and programs across the district. Elementary and middle school students from Sacramento made their way through the booths, […]

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You’re Invited to “Stand Up, Speak Out” Against Bullying

On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, the Elk Grove Unified School District will be among the participants at the “Stand Up, Speak Out” 3rd annual youth rally against bullying at the west steps of the State Capitol.  This event will be held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and will include a wall of acceptance, multi-cultural displays, and a pledge […]

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Harriet Eddy Students Showcased on Good Day Sacramento

HEMS anti-bullying T-shirt designs

Harriet Eddy students are celebrating National Bullying Awareness Month in a big way. To help bring awareness to bullying, they have teamed up with Youth of the Nation Apparel to host an anti-bullying t-shirt design contest on campus. Finalists from HEMS’ No Place For Hate (NPFH) club and Leadership and Honor Society students shared their t-shirt designs […]

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Netsmartz – Split Decisions

Netsmartz newest NSTeens video, Split Decisions, shows positive ways for teens to resolve online conflicts… and what happens when they don’t. Two girls, Lily and Gabriela, make different decisions that lead them down very different paths. One leads to common ground and the other leads to digital drama. Teens learning how to resolve conflicts before they […]

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Resources for National Bullying Prevention Month/Digital Citizenship Week

Looking for resources for National Bullying Prevention Month? How about resources for Digital Citizenship Week? Check out the resources below and let us know if you have additional links or lessons to add to the list and conversation. National Bullying Prevention Month is a campaign in the United States founded in 2006 by Parent Advocacy Coalition […]

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