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Why is Nobody Talking About Character Education?

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Picture of person's back side carrying newspaper.

We have two different school assembly programs. One focuses on bullying. The other covers Character Education.

I have to stay up to date. I have tools that scan the web for stories about these topics and send me a regular digest. I post the best ones on this blog.

Over the past month there were around 1,100 notable articles about bullying.

For character education there were only around 200 stories. Most of them were about local schools implementing character programs.  (more…)

 

Anti Bullying School Assemblies: A Different Approach!

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

This video is about nine minutes long, but it’s time well spent!

These are real kids and their reactions to seeing kids get bullied. Whether you agree or disagree, you can’t deny that what these kids have to say is compelling.

One comment in particular got my attention.

There was an assembly last year. Everyone was crying afterward because it was so like… Powerful… But nobody got the message.

As someone who provides anti-bullying school assemblies this grabbed my attention.
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Asian Americans Most Bullied in US Schools

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Picture of unhappy little girl

We talk to a lot kids after our anti-bullying school assemblies. Despite all the recent media attention, bullying is still a huge problem. We see it first hand every day!

According to a recent study, Asian Americans are the most bullied group in US schools. [Link]

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School Assemblies in Michigan for Bullying, Character Education, and Motivation

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

Stylized map of michigan featuring detroit.

We’ve received a number of inquires recently about doing school assemblies in Michigan. I figured it was time to write a blog post to make it official.

We’re the Best Kept Secret for School Assemblies in Michigan.

You can learn more about what we do over at our school assembly page.

For now though, here’s a quick overview of the three presentations we have to offer.
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Character Education School Assembly Program

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Character All Stars School Assembly Logo

We’re super excited to announce our new character education assembly for 2011! Character All Stars will teach your kids about Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship!
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Daily Chief Union Covers “EGGstraordinary” Anti Bullying Assembly!

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Anti Bullying Assembly at St. Peter's Elementary School Daily Chief Union Article

Recently we brought our “EGGstraordinary” Anti Bullying School Assembly to St. Peter’s Elementary School in Upper Sandusky, Ohio!

The Daily Chief Union was there and took the picture above. Here’s the text of the article:
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Notes from the White House Conference on Bullying

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Presidential Seal

Last week I posted about the Facebook Live Chat the White House initiated about Bullying. There was a council of experts there from the government, Facebook, and even MTV.

I took detailed notes of the entire chat. Here’s a digest of what I thought was really interesting and wanted to pass along to you!
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Types of Bullying: Cyberbullying

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Computer Lab

We’ve been discussing various types of bullying in this series. There are many different tactics bullies use. It’s limited only by the bullie’s imagination.

We’ve covered some of the most common types of bullying, but I’d like to close out the series with the one most commonly covered in the news.

Cyberbullying

This is any type of bullying that happens online. It could be via text mesages, blogs, social networking websites, instant messages, e-mails, and more.
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White House Live Conference on Bullying!

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

White House, Washington DC

Hey everybody! I’m taking a short break from the series to let you know about something really important!

Today, President Obama is doing a White House Conference on Bullying Prevention.

It looks like the opening session begins at 10:35 AM EST and there’s a special “Facebook Live” chat happening at 12:20PM EST.
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Types of Bullying: Threats

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Man clenching fist.

We’ve been discussing various types of bullying. Today we’re discussing a very serious tactic: Threats.

This overt type of bullying is one of the scariest for the target to endure.

The bully usually threatens to use one of the other tactics we’ve already talked about.

This makes threats a unique type of bullying. The bully doesn’t have to actually use the other tactics. They control their targets with the possibility.
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