Tag: Friendship Problems

  • Relational Aggression: How to End the On-Again-Off-Again Friendship Cycle

    Relational Aggression: How to End the On-Again-Off-Again Friendship Cycle

    Welcome to the 4th installment of my blog series on relational aggression. If you missed the first post and want to start at the beginning, you can find it here. In an earlier post, I mentioned that relational aggression can occur between close friends. This type of bullying can be confusing for children to understand. Why…

  • 4 Tips to Help Your Child Respond to Bullying

    4 Tips to Help Your Child Respond to Bullying

    It can be hard to know how to help a child or teen respond to bullying. That’s why I am super excited to have Signe Whitson, author and national presenter on the subject of bullying, as a guest blogger! Without further delay, here is Signe’s advice: The school year is in full swing.  Just when…

  • 4 Great Books About Manners

    4 Great Books About Manners

    Using books about manners is a fantastic way to help children and adolescents develop and maintain appropriate social skills. Books about manners can be used to introduce different types of manners, establish expectations, and discuss appropriate/inappropriate behavior(s). Here are a few of my favorite books about manners: Manners by Aliki Why I like this book about manners: I really…

  • Social Skills: Friendship Intervention Unit

    Social Skills: Friendship Intervention Unit

    Just a quick post to let everyone know about my new social skills/ problem-solving unit at Teachers Pay Teachers during my sale! Images are Clickable     The purpose of this unit is to help children solve friendship problems and understand the meaning of a true friend. 21 pages of reproducible worksheets and activities. 2 page…

  • Bullying: A New Series About Relational Aggression

    Bullying: A New Series About Relational Aggression

    It’s right after lunch and you hear a knock on your door…there’s a group of girls outside office wanting to talk to you about a “friendship problem”. After talking with them you find out that their problem should be filed under “bullying” instead of “friendship”. Maybe you don’t work in a school setting, maybe you…

  • The Bandaid Chicken: Bystanders Can Beat Bullying Lesson Plan Ideas

    The Bandaid Chicken: Bystanders Can Beat Bullying Lesson Plan Ideas

    The Band-Aid Chicken is one of my all-time favorite books to use when I visit my 2nd grade classrooms for my bullying presentations. The story is a tale of a chicken that had the courage to stand up to others and end the cycle of picking on one another. Students love to hear about the…