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Bullying Prevention Month

October is Bullying Prevention Month, designated to raise awareness about how to stop behavior that intimidates or discriminates. Our Bullying Prevention Unit includes staff training, student lessons, and family support to help everyone recognize bullying and respond in a consistent way that promotes respect, inclusion, and empathy.
Learn more about our Bullying Prevention Unit

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Playground Politics

Each new school year means new social dynamics for kids to figure out, which can lead to stress and conflict. Navigating social situations can be particularly challenging in less supervised areas, such as the lunchroom or playground. The good news is that kids can learn basic social-emotional skills to cope and solve problems in safe, socially acceptable ways.
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Mouse Was Mad

This preschool picture book, written by Linda Urban and illustrated by Henry Cole, is a playful storytime read-aloud that explores self-expression and anger management. Kids can relate to the characters, and teachers can pair the book with a Second Step lesson to start conversations about how to handle powerful emotions like anger.
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