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Positive Relationships

Let’s face it, most children would much rather play with their friends than do long division. Who can blame them? Learning division will benefit students in the future, but friends are fun to be with in the present. A young child’s selection of friends can be a good indicator of their peer group as they […]

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Don’t Ignore and Don’t Accept – Bullying

According to the 2011 National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) “Nineteen percent of middle schools and 18 percent of high schools reported daily or weekly problems with cyberbullying, either at school or away from school.” According to a number of other anti-bullying organizations, such as i-SAFE and the Cyberbullying Research Center, the numbers are even […]

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Cyber Bullying – An Increasing Online Threat

A little over four years ago, right here in this journal, we addressed a kind of bullying that was relatively new on the middle/high school scene – cyber bullying. Even though it was not a universally prevalent problem as yet, we speculated how and why it was on the rise and what measures would need […]

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