Offering insight into different facets of bullying at school, the Anti-Bullying Kit goes beyond bystander/bully/victim to get to the underlying causes of bullying in the classroom. In this series of three videos, host Keith Deltano uses comedy to show students why they do what they do, how to change their behavior as well as the tools and resources to ignite powerful dialogue and prevent bulling in the classroom. Comes with a downloadable resource guide containing questions for classroom and student discussion, plus student activities to enforce the key concepts. (Click here to download the resource guide.)
The series includes a video workshop for educators, for parents, and for teens: Video #1. How to Bully-Proof Your Classroom: Strategies for Teachers – An ideal tool to empower teachers, this workshop gives teachers, administrators, and district supervisors simple strategies they can use to reduce bullying in their schools. Educators will learn how to break down social hierarchies and cliques, how to help excluded students become included, and how to deal with online bullying. Administrators and teachers will learn a simple system and how to empower other parents and students to live a bully-free life. (74 min.)
Video #2. How to Bully-Proof Your Teen: Strategies for Parents – This program empowers and educates parents to help build resilient teens and how to handle bullying situations. They will learn how to teach a non-emotional response when dealing with a classroom bully, as well as strong character-building skills to bully-proof their teen. It shows parents how to deal with classroom drama, texting, and social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram. Parents discover how to monitor and control the use of social media in their home, along with how to use technology to monitor and limit the amount of time teens spend on social media sites. (47 min.)
Video #3. Play-by-Play Anti-Bullying Scenarios for Students – With a comic glimpse into homes and classrooms, this program addresses bullying in a way that captivates students and shows them how they can change their behavior. It defines the four forms of bullying: physical, verbal, exclusion, and online; and encourages bystanders to be “upstanders”. Challenges students to take a stand against hate, racism and intolerance. Students will learn how much damage they can do to others and themselves through the misuse of social media. They will discover that much of what they put online is permanent and that cyber bullying is a prosecutable offense. It takes a look at the different roles of the victim, bully and bystander, along with actual ways the bystander can intervene and how the victim can stop being a victim. (54 min.)
About the narrator Keith Deltano is a winner of the Teaching Excellence Award as well as the National Impact Award for his work with at risk youth and families and was listed in the Whos Who of Americas Teachers. Deltano was granted The National Impact Award for his work in parent outreach and education and worked as a public middle school teacher, private counselor, youth worker and US Army Airborne Military Police officer. Keith inspires students by drawing on his own educational journey where he struggled with learning disabilities and dealt with bullying at school as a result of being different.