Category: #Safety

Dodging Bullets, Arrows and Fear

“Well, I tumble out of bed and stumble to the kitchen,Pour myself a cup of ambition, Yawn and stretch and try to come to life Jump in the shower, and the blood starts pumpingOut on the street, the traffic starts jumpingWith folks like me on the job from 9 to 5”~Dolly Parton, 9 to 5 … Continue reading Dodging Bullets, Arrows and Fear

Cyberbullying increasing?

Cyberbullying Bullying in school is still a concern after decades of trying to address the issue. There are many programs, strategies and techniques used to help address the issue. Technology adds just another platform for bullying. Among students ages 12-18 who reported being bullied at school during the school year, 15 % were bullied online … Continue reading Cyberbullying increasing?

Safety- Elementary Leaders Please Share

Teaching children about safety is so important. As a focus for all of us this year, we need to make safety in all areas a priority. Safety is not just a simple conversation but a continuation of many discussions. We can begin with a short checklist. Remind students oftenCheck safety lists oftenMonitor online usageTalk openly … Continue reading Safety- Elementary Leaders Please Share

Talk Safety, Model it and Provide it!

Two Rules has been my focus for over two decades of education. One of those rules is Safety. We cannot just talk about it; we must model and provide it. How? As schools, we have crisis plans, emergency drills, and active shooter drills. I want to share information with you from research conducted about these … Continue reading Talk Safety, Model it and Provide it!