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2014-02-03 16:24:24

New Survey Instrument Helps Educators Improve Learning Environment ATLANTA, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The International Survey Associates today launched a new tool, the Social, Emotional and Bullying Behavior Survey (SEBBS), to help schools determine the frequency of bullying behaviors and gauge the effectiveness of, or need for, intervention or prevention efforts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/MN57166) Designed for middle school students, the SEBBS...

2014-01-23 08:25:55

Anti-Bullying Basics Offers Advice for Students and Perspective for Educators, Parents CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World Book, Inc., a leading educational publisher with more than 96 years of experience creating authoritative reference and curriculum content for students, has recently published its newest print series, Anti-Bullying Basics, designed to explore the increasingly urgent issue of bullying amongst school-age children. "Bullying is a serious concern, and I am...

2014-01-22 11:36:08

Canadian schools with explicit anti-homophobia interventions such as gay-straight alliances (GSAs) may reduce the odds of suicidal thoughts and attempts among both sexual minority and straight students, according to a new study by University of British Columbia researchers. Gay-straight alliances are student-led clubs that aim to make the school community a safer place for all students regardless of their sexual orientation. Their members include lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer...

2014-01-19 23:02:26

In response to an article published by CBS Local, one of Long Island’s top online marketing companies, fishbat, applauds a group of middle schoolers in California that started an “anti-bullying” campaign on Facebook. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 fishbat, one of Long Island’s top online marketing companies, responds to an article published by CBS Local on January 14, which details how a group of middle schoolers started a viral “anti-bullying” campaign on Facebook....

2014-01-18 23:02:34

In response to an article published by Legal Insurrection, Long Island advertising agency, fishbat, discusses New Jersey’s new bill to teach appropriate social media behavior to middle school students. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 fishbat, a leading Long Island advertising agency, reveals how New Jersey plans to teach proper social media behavior with a new law and how it could curb cyber-bullying. According to a January 10th Legal Insurrection article titled “NJ bill mandates...

Anti-bullying Efforts May Boost Physical Fitness
2014-01-17 08:16:04

Brigham Young University A new study found that children who were bullied during P.E. class or other physical activities were less likely to participate in physical activity one year later. Overweight or obese children who experienced teasing during physical activity had a lower perceived health-related quality of life (referring to physical, social, academic and emotional functioning) one year later. Even children with a healthy weight who were bullied during physical activity tended...

2014-01-10 12:22:14

Official Tour Bus Unveiled on December 17th ALLEN PARK, Mich., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Atlas Oil Company has teamed up with the Autism Alliance of Michigan and former Michigan State basketball player Anthony Ianni for the 2013-2014 Relentless Tour: Ianni Project to raise anti-bullying awareness across the state. On Dec. 17(th), Ianni traveled to Allen Park Middle School to share his story with students and encouraged them to become a part of the initiative....

2014-01-09 23:25:40

Following a successful pilot, by Text2Them, Inc., that allowed school administrators to intervene in bullying, suicide and other unsafe activities in schools, Queen Anne’s County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved expanding the “Text 2 Stop it!”™ Program in county schools. Centreville, MD (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Following a successful pilot that allowed school administrators to intervene in bullying, suicide and other unsafe activities in schools, on December 17, 2013...

2013-12-23 23:03:22

Rocket21 [the youth opportunity platform safely connecting kids and teens with professionals and experts representing industries, professions, passions, and movements that span the globe] today announced that Republic Recording pop sensations CIMORELLI will perform at middle school and high school assemblies in support of Rocket21’s anti-bullying T -shirt design contest, in partnership with youth-run apparel company, Fight Your Ignorance. San Francisco and New York (PRWEB) December 23,...

2013-12-18 13:19:02

Trauma of forced displacement alleviated by house-beautification From the Holocaust to the Cambodian Civil War to the Somali refugee crisis, the past century has been rife with mass forced migrations. According to a recent study by the UN Refugee Agency, over 42 million people worldwide are currently displaced from their homes. When it comes time to rebuild, these victims of home-destruction, or “domicide,” are often given only the bare essentials and told to make do. That is...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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