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

January 10, 2013


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


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 | 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


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


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 […]

Empathy: Taking a walk in someone else’s shoes

June 30, 2012


Bullying is a problem that affects everyone. The inaugural June 3rd Kidsbridge WALK2STOP BULLYING at The College of New Jersey was designed to raise awareness of positive social strategies to create kinder, more empathetic interactions among kids, teens and adults. Research shows that empathy is declining precipitously in our society. Kidsbridge aims to reverse this […]

Teen Therapist Sandra Dupont on Bullying

May 26, 2012


Excerpt from Interview with Sandra Dupont, LA Teen Therapist  by Nixon Virtual Strategies (NVS) There’s been a lot of news coverage about bullying lately. In your practice, are you seeing a rise in concerns/fears about being bullied? And besides offering the victims of bullying coping skills, how do we as a community help decrease the […]

History and Impact of Kidsbridge

May 5, 2012


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 […]

School Bullying Infographic

April 27, 2012


School Bullying infographic from The MAT@USC blog (University of Southern California)

Speak Up! How to Prevent Bullying from the Cartoon Network

April 19, 2012


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.

Does Group Work Provide a Venue for Bullying?

November 9, 2010


Group work: A venue for bullying, or a way to prevent it? Posted by Sarah Garland on November 1, 2010 Does group work turn children into productive, cooperative members of society, or provide the ideal venue for bullies? In new show posted at BAM Radio Network hosted by Rae Pica, Susan Engel, director of the […]