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Educators, Contact Us to Book Your School’s Trip to the Kidsbridge Tolerance Museum today!

January 10, 2013

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As we head into the second half of the 2012-2013 academic year, we at Kidsbridge wish to remind you that there are dates available to bring your students for a class trip to the Kidsbridge Tolerance Museum.  Located on campus at The College of New Jersey in Ewing (Trenton area), we’ve got openings beginning in late January […]

Penn State abuse case shows we must teach empathy, morals, ethics

August 13, 2012

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Our August 13th Times of Trenton guest opinion column on NJ.Com. Original article here: Opinion: Penn State abuse case shows we must teach empathy, morals, ethics | NJ.com The court decided former Penn State Coach Jerry Sandusky was guilty. The Freeh report concluded various top Penn State University officials and the late Coach Joe Paterno […]

At Bullying Summit, Student Bystanders Encouraged to Act

August 7, 2012

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At Bullying Summit, Student Bystanders Encouraged to Act By Nirvi Shah on August 6, 2012 4:13 PM Washington As policymakers continue to wrestle with the issue of bullying, there’s a new emphasis on getting kids who see bullying happen to speak up. At the third Bullying Prevention Summit here, the nonprofit Ad Council today shared […]

Finding the Middle Ground on Bullying – Transforming Learning – Education Week

August 1, 2012

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A recently released guide on bullying can help educators find the middle ground between students’ Constitutional rights and their right to learn in a safe environment, writes Francisco M. Negrón, Jr., of the National School Boards Association. The guide is a tool teachers can use to help students understand the difference between bullying or harassment […]

Special New Jersey Screening of “BULLY” Movie – May 24th

May 21, 2012

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The BULLY movie is a documentary on the bullying crisis in U.S. schools.  “It is an extraordinary examination of the pain and anguish that bullying causes. The movie was produced to create a dialogue amongst kids, parents and educators to help us all understand bullying, its devastating impact, and our need as individuals and institutions […]

Words Hurt. Words Kill.

May 9, 2012

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So said the mother of Rachel Ehmke, the 13-Year-Old Minnesota middle school student who committed suicide by hanging herself on April 29th after months of bullying by fellow students. The friendly, outgoing and athletic seventh grader endured harassment that no child should have to confront. “Slut” was scrawled across her gym locker. She was called […]

History and Impact of Kidsbridge

May 5, 2012

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In January 2006, Kidsbridge created the Tolerance Museum (a.k.a. learning lab) on campus at The College of New Jersey.  The Tolerance Museum features “Face to Face: Dealing with Prejudice and Discrimination,” an exhibit created by the Chicago Children’s Museum that focuses on diversity appreciation and tolerance. Since this exhibit opened, the Tolerance Museum experience has […]

Speak Up! How to Prevent Bullying from the Cartoon Network

April 19, 2012

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Great video from the Cartoon Network’s YouTube channel. Also take a look at the wonderful “Dear Rosalind” short videos on the Cartoon Network, where Rosalind Wiseman (author of Queen Bees and Wannabes and educator on children, teens, parenting, education and social justice issues) answers questions from kids about bullying.

Great *Stop Bullying* Resources from U.S. Government Agencies

April 18, 2012

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Check out StopBullying.gov, which provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying. Content for this website is provided by the partners on the StopBullying.gov Editorial Board. • Department of Education (ED) • Department of Health and Human […]

Princeton, NJ Anti-Bullying Event

April 9, 2012

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“Bullying – Changing the Culture: The Bystanders Dilemma” is program will address the internal conflicts for a bystander who witnesses bullying or other mistreatment and will give adults and young people the chance to get some practice and advice on handling situations in the community and in schools. Issues such as the role race plays […]