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The respectful school : how educators and students can conquer hate and harassment

by Stephen Wessler, William Preble
Year: 2003
Publisher: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Keywords: School violence United States Prevention, Bullying in schools United States Prevention, School environment United States, EDUCATION Educational Policy & Reform School Safety & Violence, Bullying in schools Prevention, School environment, School violence Prevention, Environnement scolaire, Intimidation, Prévention de la violence, Violence scolaire, United States, États-Unis, Humaniora Pædagogik
Language: English
ISBN: 9781416601296, 0871208644, 9781280932823, 0871208830, 1280932821, 9780871207838, 9780871208644, 9780871208835, 0871207834, 1416601295
OCLC: 52814613
Contents: Introduction -- From words to violence -- The dynamics of school violence -- The emotional impact of bias, prejudice and harassment -- Modeling civility and respect : the importance of teachers speaking up -- Addressing the needs of victimized students -- The role for administrators -- Developing peer leaders -- The aftermath of September 11th : responding to terror/responding to prejudice -- Conclusion, standing up for each other.

Summary: Practical solutions for preventing and responding to bias, prejudice, harassment, and violence in our schools with the aim of creating a climate of respect and civility.