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The bully solution : a parent's guide / Carol McMullen.
McMullen, Carol S.
imprint
New York : Scholastic, c2009.
description
160 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
0439024226 (pbk.), 9780439024228 (pbk.)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
New York : Scholastic, c2009.
isbn
0439024226 (pbk.)
9780439024228 (pbk.)
general note
"Effective and practical ways to empower your child and stop bullying in its tracks"--Cover.
"Includes a special chapter on cyber bullying"--Cover.
catalogue key
8397857
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 150-154) and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Carol McMullen, a master teacher who champions students' social growth and success, developed a powerful anti-bullying curriculum during her 20-year career as a primary-grade teacher in Calgary public schools. Her first book on bullying, Creating a Bully-Free Classroom, was published by Scholastic in 2005. McMullen currently coordinates an early literacy program and writes. She lives in Calgary, Canada, with her family.
Summaries
Main Description
Bullying shouldn't prevent your child from leading a happy and healthy life at school, online, or in any situation where you're not there to supervise. This guide-written just for parents-gives you and your child a strategic approach to solving all kinds of bullying problems, both in and out of school. You'll find dozens of practical resources, including:
Main Description
Bullying is one of the toughest issues children face growing up. This guide-written just for parents-gives families a strategic approach to solving all kinds of bullying problems, both in and out of school. Parents will find McMullen's book accessible and filled with dozens of practical resources, including:- sure-fire tips for recognizing bullying behaviors- ways to help bullied children build self-confidence- what-if scenarios and other bully-proofing activities that enable children to deal effectively with a variety of difficult situations and personalities- strategies for addressing bullying episodes with teachers and administrators- the latest information about cyber-bullying and other new forms of bullying For use with Grades K-6.
Main Description
Bullying is one of the toughest issues children face growing up. This guide-written just for parents-gives families a strategic approach to solving all kinds of bullying problems, both in and out of school. Parents will find McMullen's book accessible and filled with dozens of practical resources, including: sure-fire tips for recognizing bullying behaviors ways to help bullied children build self-confidence what-if scenarios and other bully-proofing activities that enable children to deal effectively with a variety of difficult situations and personalities strategies for addressing bullying episodes with teachers and administrators the latest information about cyber-bullying and other new forms of bullying For use with Grades K-6.
Table of Contents
Introductionp. 6
A Bullying Primerp. 11
The Facts About Bullyingp. 12
Characteristics of a Bullyp. 17
Characteristics of Bullied Childrenp. 20
Characteristics of Bystandersp. 22
Conflict Versus Bullyingp. 22
The Role of the Adultp. 24
A Road Map to Bullyingp. 24
What Can I Do to Help?p. 25
Is My Child a Target?p. 25
Examining Your Personal Beliefsp. 29
Recognizing Your Parenting Stylep. 30
What Do You Do Now, and Does It Work?p. 36
Making Use of Available Resourcesp. 36
Creating a Parental Plan of Actionp. 36
Putting Your Plan Into Actionp. 40
Keeping Useful Recordsp. 45
Involving Your Child's Schoolp. 45
Bully-Proofingp. 47
Self-Esteem and Confidencep. 47
Praise Versus Encouragementp. 49
Talking About Bullyingp. 50
Using Booksp. 53
Conflict or Bullying: What's the Difference?p. 56
The Inclinations of Bulliesp. 58
Dealing With a Bullyp. 58
Top Ten Strategies for Handling Bulliesp. 61
Creating Your Child's Personal Bully-Proofing Planp. 70
Rallying School Supportp. 73
What If the Bully Is My Child?p. 74
Some Reasons Children Bullyp. 75
Getting Your Child Back on Trackp. 81
Finding a Positive Groovep. 84
The Role of Empathyp. 86
The Right Kind of Powerp. 87
Tackling Setbacksp. 88
Working With Your Child's Schoolp. 88
Real-Life Consequencesp. 89
How Mentors Can Helpp. 91
We All Need Friendsp. 93
Social Skills 101p. 95
Moving From Theory to Practicep. 97
What Does It Take to Be a Good Listener?p. 97
Supporting Meaningful Conversationsp. 98
Decoding Body Languagep. 99
Putting It All Together: How to Make a Friendp. 100
Identifying Different Kinds of Friendsp. 103
Walking in Someone Else's Shoesp. 104
Conflict Resolutionp. 107
Benefits on All Sidesp. 108
Defining Conflict Resolutionp. 109
Taking Responsibility for Solving Problemsp. 111
Using the Anger Escalator Strategyp. 112
Four Steps to Resolving a Problemp. 115
Body Language and Behavioral Expectationsp. 116
Guiding Children Through Discussionp. 117
Supporting the Process Step by Stepp. 119
Cyber Bullyingp. 124
Risks and Realitiesp. 125
Spotting Cyber Bullyingp. 126
Concerns About Chat Rooms and Web Camsp. 130
Navigating the Internet Safelyp. 131
Securing an Active Defense in Cyberspacep. 136
Developing a Cyber-Bullying Planp. 137
What If My Child Is the Cyber Bully?p. 139
Appendicesp. 142
Family Contract for Online Safety, Internet Use Contract, Parents' Pledgep. 142
Chat Room Lingop. 145
A List of Online Resourcesp. 146
Web Site Logp. 149
Referencesp. 150
Indexp. 155
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