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New Product :: Bullying Tab Book

I’m really excited to share this new product with you because teaching social-emotional skills doesn’t have to be difficult! With Tab Books, students’ drawings, writing, and graphic organizers come together to create a customized book they can be proud of and use a reference whenever they need reminders! Great on their own or as part of an Interactive Notebook, Tab Books are a tried and true way to get your students excited about learning! I have my students for 30 minutes sessions and they usually take 2-3 sessions to complete.

This book helps students learn how bullying affects others and how to deal with bullying situations.

The best part? Print and go. No fancy supplies or prep needed!Bullying Tab Book

Bullying Tab Book
I have lots of other tab books and am planning to add more in the future, so check back often for new ones! Any topics you’d like to see? Leave them in the comments!

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New Product :: Apologizing Activities

Apologizing Cover

We’ve all had someone apologize to us before and we could tell they didn’t really mean it. It doesn’t feel good and makes it seem like they don’t really care that we were hurt. So, when our students learn to apologize, it’s important that they really mean it!

These activities are designed to help students learn the difference between “real” genuine apologies and “fake” insincere apologies, as well as provide them practice making genuine apologies.

It contains the following:

– Genuine or Insincere Apology sort
– Is that a Real Apology? Cards
– Make an Apology Cards

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– Write the Apology worksheet

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– Apologizing journaling prompts

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– Apologizing Rubric (student and teacher version)

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A Year of Giving :: October – Bullying Prevention

A Year of Giving
If you’ve been following along, you might know that I’ve decided to donate a portion of the proceeds from my store to a different charity each month. My original goal is to do this for a year, but I hope to be able to continue it even past that!!

This month is National Bullying Prevention Month. Each year, about one out of every four students (22%) report being bullied during the school year (National Center for Educational Statistics, 2015). As I’m sure I don’t have to say, students who experience bullying are at increased risk for depression, anxiety, sleep difficulties, and poor school adjustment, while students who bully others are at increased risk for substance use, academic problems, and violence later in adolescence and adulthood (Center for Disease Control, 2012). One of the most incredibly shocking statistics I came across while researching charities was that 81.9% of students who identify as LGBTQ were bullied in the last year based on their sexual orientation (National School Climate Survey, 2011). 81.9%. That’s disgusting.

So this month, I will be donating to an organization that runs a 24-hour, national crisis and suicide prevention lifeline for gay and questioning teens. If you’re a teen in need of help, you can call 866-488-7386 for help any time you need it.

If you’re in the financial position to help, I encourage you to do so, either through donating on your own to a charity of your choice or purchasing any item in my store. I’ll automatically donate 10% at the end of the month!