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Bullying and Safety

Bullying can take many forms and often persists undetected by parents and teachers. From digital stalking to harassment and physical intimidation, educators need to learn the subtle signs of bullying, and know what to do when a problem arises. In the same vein, students should understand how to handle bullying so they can be prepared as well.

With ExtendEd Notes, both you and your students can learn how to create a positive, safe environment at your afterschool program. Learn how to identify, respond to, and prevent bullying with our resources from child development experts. Armed with the newest research and best practices, you can ensure the quality and safety of your program.

Bullying and Safety Articles

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How to Fight Hate and Encourage Tolerance in Afterschool Programs

Hate is commonplace in today’s society. From the demonstration of violence and racism in Charlottesville to the massacre of dozens in a gay nightclub in Orlando, we are inundated with reports…

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How to Use Compliment Cards to Spark Kindness in Students

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” -Dalai Lama

One way students can show kindness to one another is through compliment cards. When we give genuine, meaningful compliments to others we…

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Five Stress Management Strategies for Students

Children, like adults, can and do experience stress. In fact, children can begin to feel stressed as early as preschool. And, while they may face a range of stressors -…

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Bullying Prevention: How to Help Students Cope with Bullying

Bullying is a common problem among today’s children and youth. In fact, more than one of out of every five (20.8%) students report being bullied, according to the National Center for…

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Summer Safety: How to Protect Children’s Skin from the Sun

We all need some sun exposure, but too much can hurt. Unprotected skin can be damaged by the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays in as little as 15 minutes, causing suntan or…

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Social Wellness: Building Students’ Interpersonal Skills in the Age of Social Media

Social media has transformed the way we communicate. With the tap of a finger, we can connect with almost anyone, in real time, directly from our smartphones. But, as we’ve become…

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