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Girls Getting Meaner: Strategies for Dealing with Middle and High School Bullying

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Adolescence is a time when girls are known for cliques, relational aggression, and social exclusion. Many of us have our own personal stories of painful social interactions and social injustice to share. How then can we as teachers best support our students through these tumultuous years? This webinar will provide how-to strategies for addressing the growing problem of girl meanness in middle school and high school. Participants will learn how to address friendship struggles and girl bullying within the context of the classroom and social media. Join Dr. Michelle Anthony as she explains the behavior through a developmental lens with a positive tone. She will share a simple four-step process, along with a variety of take-back tools and strategies, to help teachers teach and adolescent girls to manage the many conflicts and dilemmas they face in the teen years.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: General
Last aired on: Monday, July 22, 2013 @ 11:00 AM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Administrator Resources, Counseling, School Safety, Workplace
Tags: administrator resources, cyberbullying, digital citizenship, DOL722, female bullying, friendship struggles, girl bullies, mean girls, school safety

Reviews (47)

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Helpful Strategies
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Checking in with the students is critical , thanks!
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Love the validation that high school students need exposure to current events and real world events to help them develop what is socially acceptable.
Thanks for a great Webinar!
Thank you for a good overview about bullying in middle and high school. It is a difficult time in the lives of girls, and it is great to get insights into how, why, and where it can occur.
Full Member
Great reminders to always be observing what is going on between kids and to develop relationships with them so they will let you know what is going on in school.
Full Member
Great webinar on how to deal with mean girls.
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Thank you!
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Thank you for the information
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Thanks Michelle. Good information.
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Very knowledgeable presenter.
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