Students must feel safe to learn. It takes a commitment from all school community members –– from administrators to teachers to cafeteria workers to families –– to create welcoming and safe schools for all children. Welcoming Schools resources proactively address the biased behavior that can lead to bullying.

Welcoming Schools offers recommended booklists, lesson plans and additional resources to proactively address bullying behavior and foster allyship. With Welcoming Schools professional development, educators can gain the knowledge and skills to intervene in and to prevent bullying behavior.

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Lesson Plans to Prevent Bias-Based Bullying

Welcoming Schools teacher-friendly lesson plans are designed to help educators create inclusive classrooms and schools using an anti-racist, intersectional lens. Most bullying is based on biases, stereotypes and prejudice. These…

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Recursos en español, Bullying

Qué Responder al Comentario: “Es Tan Gay”

No importa si es un estudiante de primer grado que no sabe lo que significa la palabra “gay,” un estudiante de sexto grado que intenta lucir genial o un estudiante…

Gender, Responding to Questions, Bullying

Be Prepared for Questions and Put-Downs about Gender

It is important to practice how to respond to questions related to gender and how to interrupt gender based teasing and bullying. Being prepared will help you embrace teachable moments…