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Positive Learning Climates KnowledgeBase

This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.

The Positive Learning Climates KnowledgeBase is an online resource to aid educators in nurturing school climates conducive to learning. It is organized around five elements aimed at developing a positive learning climate.

Sub-Task 1: Bullying




Identifying Bullying in Your School

This checklist excerpted from the U.S. Department of Justice's document, The Problem of Bullying in Schools, lists critical questions police should ask in analyzing the problem of bullying in schools, even if the answers are not always readily available. The answers to these and other questions might help police guide the school in choosing the most appropriate set of responses.



About Bullying

About Bullying is part of the National Mental Health Information Center's "15+ Make Time to Listen - Take Time to Talk" initiative. As noted at its website, it "provides parents and caregivers with information about bullying and methods for communicating with children about the climate of fear created by bullying."

Analysis of State Bullying Laws and Policies

This U.S. Department of Education report reviews state bullying laws and model policies, as well as selected school district policies. Educators developing or reviewing bullying policies may find this report useful.


This link is to bullying resources available through the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Bullying Among Children and Youth with Disabilities and Special Needs

This LD Online article provides information about the effects of bullying on children and youth with disabilities and special needs.

Bullying Prevention Fact Sheet

This link is to a fact sheet reviewing the literature on promising interventions for preventing school violence from the Safe and Responsive Schools Project at the Indiana Education Policy Center.

Bullying at School and Cyber-Bullying Anywhere

This link to the Indicators of School Crime and Safety report addresses the incidence of bullying in school and cyberbullying.

Stop Bullying

This U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website addresses what bullying is and what students and parents can do to prevent bullying.


Bullying in Schools: What Educators Can Do

This link is to an online course on bullying from the University of Wisconsin - Stout. As noted at its website, the course "explores practical instructional strategies for breaking the cycle of bullying in schools including the escalating problem of Internet cyberbullying. Each participant will walk away with a wealth of resources that are user friendly for classroom activities."

The School Bully Can Take a Toll on Your Child's Mental Health

This National Mental Health Information Center fact sheet offers parents advice on what they can do to make sure bullying does not consume their children.


Practical Tips

A Contract on Bullying

This resource provides a classroom activity from a Minnesota teacher challenging her students to stand up to verbal and physical harassment.

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