How Should Schools Implement Bullying Legislation?

How Should Schools Implement Bullying Legislation?

According to the National Bullying Prevention Center, as many as one in five students experience bullying. Fifteen percent of bullying incidents occur online. Bullying often results in lowered levels of classroom engagement and academic performance. However, the...
Teen Suicide and the Pandemic: Screen Monitoring Software Saves Lives

Teen Suicide and the Pandemic: Screen Monitoring Software Saves Lives

Before the pandemic, teen suicide rates in the United States were already alarmingly high. In an article in Psychology Today, licensed psychologist Sandra M. Chafouleas writes that every year, more than two thousand teens die by suicide. According to the Centers for...
How Schools Can Support Students’ Mental Health During the Pandemic

How Schools Can Support Students’ Mental Health During the Pandemic

According to a Gallup poll conducted in May of 2020, three out of ten parents stated that the pandemic had harmed their children’s mental health. And fourteen percent of parents said they thought that their children would not be able to handle social distancing much...
How Alabama Cyberstalking Laws Affect Schools

How Alabama Cyberstalking Laws Affect Schools

In the U.S., 7.5 million people report stalking each year, and 1 in 4 of those victims reported cyberstalking. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we communicate, learn, and live. Students now spend more time on the computer than ever. Consequently, they face a...
5 Apps that Facilitate Social-Emotional Learning

5 Apps that Facilitate Social-Emotional Learning

According to EdTech, social-emotional learning (SEL) is “the process in which students develop the necessary soft skills to collaborate effectively with their peers.” Social-emotional learning also helps students learn how to process and deal with their own...
Social-Emotional Learning and Cyberbullying Prevention

Social-Emotional Learning and Cyberbullying Prevention

With social distancing and the shift to distance learning, students spend more time online than ever. Therefore, it’s more important than ever to educate students about cyberbullying. Often, teaching students how to recognize cyberbullying is the first step to...