Presentation on theme: "Most researched and best-known bullying prevention program available today. The program addresses bullying at all levels of a students experience (school-wide,"— Presentation transcript:
Most researched and best-known bullying prevention program available today. The program addresses bullying at all levels of a students experience (school-wide, classroom, individual, and community levels). The goal of the Olweus Program is to restructure the school setting itself so that bullying is less likely to occur or be rewarded. The implementation of the program is seen as a long- term effect and is comprehensive in its approach.
Bullying is when someone repeatedly and on purpose says or does mean or hurtful things to another person who has a hard time defending himself or herself.
All students in Grades 6-8 participated in anti-bullying classroom guidance lesson. All students in Grades 6-8 signed an anti-bullying pledge which are displayed in the grade level hallways. All Hightower Trail Middle School students participated in a school-wide anti-bullying week (class meeting, dress up days, and daily quotes) Anti-bullying t-shirt contest. Regular class meetings. Anti-Bullying posters with the school rules are displayed in every classroom. A system is in place to report bullying behavior. Peer Mediation Program to promote peaceful conflict resolution skills.
The survey provides information critical to planning our bullying prevention effort. Provides a baseline from which to measure progress in reducing bullying. The questionnaire is an anonymous questionnaire. Address questions such as: What types of bullying are most common? Where does bullying occur? How often do student report bullying? How do students feel about bullying?
Percentage of students reporting that teachers try to put a stop to bullying behavior increased by 20% since 2005 Percentage of students reporting that other students try to put a stop to bullying behavior increased by 68% Hightower Trail continues to have an overall bullying rate well below the national average and our data is very positive overall.
Continue holding class meetings Continue following procedures for reporting bullying Develop rubric to help identify bullying behavior TeacherTube Videos - Hero in the Hallway