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No Kidding About Bullying Updated Edition

No Kidding About Bullying

126 Ready-to-Use Activities to Help Kids Manage Anger, Resolve Conflicts, Build Empathy, and Get Along
(Updated Edition)


With new lessons, an added foreword, and a revised introduction, this updated edition of No Kidding About Bullying gives educators and youth leaders hands-on activities to prevent bullying in schools and help kids in third through sixth grade cope with the effects of bullying when it does occur. Based on a nationwide survey of more than 2,000 students and teachers, this flexible resource can be used alone or as a complement to anti-bullying and character education programs already in place. Each of the 126 lessons may be completed in 20 minutes or less and include games, role-plays, group discussions, art projects, and language arts exercises that build respect, empathy, and kindness. Digital content includes student handouts from the book and bonus materials.
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ISBN: 978-1-63198-180-7
Audience: Educators of grades 3–6.
Trim Size: 8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 304
Digital Content: Includes student handouts from the book and bonus materials.
Praise for the updated edition of No Kidding About Bullying
“Thoroughly real-world practical and user friendly in organization and presentation, No Kidding About Bullying is unreservedly recommended for school district, college, and university library teacher education collections in general, and anti-bullying supplemental studies reading lists in particular.”—Wisconsin Bookwatch
  • ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success

    MS.1, MS.2, MS.3, MS.6
    BS.LS.1, BS.LS.5, BS.LS.9
    BS.SMS.1, BS.SMS.2, BS.SMS.6, BS.SMS.7, BS.SMS.8, BS.SMS.9, BS.SMS.10
    BS.SS.1, BS.SS.2, BS.SS.3, BS.SS.4, BS.SS.5, BS.SS.6, BS.SS.7, BS.SS.8, BS.SS.9

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June 24, 2019 / Melissa
5 stars!

I am a school counselor and I often use No Kidding About Bullying to create classroom and small group counseling lessons focused on conflict resolution, bullying prevention, empathy, emotion regulation and others. I especially appreciate the resources on upstanders, as I teach an Everyday Hero unit (which focuses on being an upstander) every October for Bullying Prevention Month. The lessons are ready-to-use and work well in upper elementary.


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