'Mean girls' or much more?
- Study Punctures Stereotypes About Social Status of Bullies. Shah, Nirvi // Education Week;2/23/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 21, p9
The article discusses a study on bullying in U.S. schools which found that some stereotypes about which types of students are likely to be bullies are not necessarily true. It reports that students with middle status on school social hierarchies are the most likely to be bullies. The use of...
- Developmental needs of middle school students: Implications for counselors. Johnson, Wanda; Kottman, Terry // Elementary School Guidance & Counseling;Oct92, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p3
Discusses the developmental needs of middle school students. Developmental considerations of ten to twelve year old children; Implications for counselors.
- Relational Aggression Among Students. YOUNG, ELLIE L.; NELSON, DAVID A.; HOTTLE, AMERICA B.; WARBURTON, BRITTNEY; YOUNG, BRYAN K. // Education Digest;Mar2011, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p24
The article presents a condensed reprint of the article "Relational Aggression Among Students" by Ellie L. Young, David A. Nelson, America B. Hottle, Brittney Warburton, and Bryan K. Young, which appeared in the October 2010 issue of "Principal Leadership." It addresses the type of school...
- Researchers Look for Ways to Curb 'Mean Girls' and Gossip. Sparks, Sarah D. // Education Week;2/2/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 19, p8
The article addresses the role of education researchers in finding ways to prevent relational aggression and other forms of bullying in U.S. schools. It addresses the psychological impact of gossip, social isolation, and social manipulation on victims of bullying. Other topics include...
- Ga. Governor Proposes Middle School 'Coaches'. Tonn, Jessica L. // Education Week;10/11/2006, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p22
The article reports that Governor Sonny Perdue of Georgia announced a plan to place a "graduation-coach" in every middle school in the state by the 2007-2008 school year. The initiative builds on a high school graduation coach plan he proposed that lawmakers adopted, and it would emphasize the...
- Advisor-Advisee Programs: Important But Problematic. Anfara Jr., Vincent A. // Middle School Journal;Sep2006, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p54
The article discusses the significance of advisory programs for middle school education in the U.S. Advisory programs were developed due to the beliefs that young adolescents need at least one adult at school to act as an advocate and that advisories help direct young adolescents through the...
- Confronting Campus Bullies. MYERS, VIRGINIA // Education Digest;May2012, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p45
An adaptation of the article "Confronting Campus Bullies: How Bullying Shows Up in the Halls of Academe, and What We Can Do About It," by Virginia Myers is presented, originally published in the November-December 2011 issue of the periodical "AFT On Campus."
- Principal shares strategies for parents, sixth-graders. Flinchpaugh, Brian // St. Charles Journal;7/6/2011, Vol. 46 Issue 54, pA1
The article provides strategies for parents on how to handle their sixth-grade children, particularly when it comes to bullying at school.
- TEACHERS' PERCEPTIONS OF ANTI-BULLYING INTERVENTIONS AND THE TYPES OF BULLYING EACH INTERVENTION PREVENTS. Roberts, Emma Elise // Annual Review of Education, Communication & Language Sciences;Oct2011, Vol. 8, p75
Teachers have a central role in the management and prevention of bullying within schools and are in turn involved in the implementation of anti-bullying interventions (Kochenderfer-Ladd & Pelletier, 2008). Therefore an assessment of teachers' attitudes towards bullying interventions is needed to...