10325256_721940591185754_4117667369068379740_nIn my conversations with educators and school administrators about both the struggles and the successes they’ve had with regard to bullying and bullying prevention, one common theme emerges: it’s all about the culture of the classroom.

This article, posted this week in Psychology Today, shares specific and practical strategies teachers use to create classroom cultures in which kindness is valued over coolness and popularity among students is based not on the power to dominate social interactions but rather on a young person’s willingness to reach out to a classmate with compassion.

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/passive-aggressive-diaries/201405/stopping-bullying-starts-building-classroom-culture

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