09 Apr Are Schools Just Reacting to Bullying Instead of Preventing It?
In her book How to Bullyproof your Classroom, Caltha Crowe reminds us “the problem of bullying is actually the challenge of kindness.”
When I first read this quote in Caltha’s book, it really struck me. We are doing so much work to address bullying, but in reality we should also be teaching kindness, empathy, understanding, and all the other values that children need to learn to get along and prevent bullying.
Are we focusing so much energy on reacting that we don’t have the time or energy to do the proactive work of teaching children how to treat each other?
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