Committee for Children Blog

Rock the Vote: Get FableVision and Committee for Children to SXSWedu 2016!

Committee for Children (CFC) and FableVision are hoping to bring our team of experts to SXSWedu to give educators the digital tools they need to make empathy the forefront of a child’s development in a media-rich world. And we need your help to get there. Yes, you!
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What Parents Should Know About Bullying, Part 2

Wouldn’t My Child Tell Me About Being Bullied?

Not necessarily. Children may not tell adults—even their parents—about being bullied at school. Studies show that children don’t tell because they believe adults won’t stop the bullying. Children may also think that they should be able to solve their own problems. Or they may not even recognize that they are being bullied. Other children are afraid. They think that telling an adult will result in worse treatment from the child bullying them.

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What Parents Should Know About Bullying, Part 1

Bullying includes behaviors such as hitting, teasing, taunting, spreading rumors and gossip, stealing, and excluding someone from a group. Bullying actions are carried out on purpose with the intent to harm someone.

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Two Engaging SEL Books You Can Read with Children This Summer

Have you been looking for engaging books to read with your children or your students? Here are two great ones to add to your book list for children ages 3–8: F is for Feelings and I'm Like You, You're Like Me from Free Spirit Publishing.

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