Bullying in elementary schools.


ADHD and Bullying: How to help your child

According to emerging research, there is a direct connection between having ADHD and bullying.  Citing issues such as clumsiness and boundary issues, children with ADHD have a higher rate of being targeted by bullies than those without it.  To learn more about the connection between ADHD and bullying and how to help a child with … Continue Reading


ADHD and Bullying

ADHD is a neurobiological disorder that affects about 5 percent to 9 percent of children. Behaviors that are commonly observed include inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity.  These behaviors can also put them at risk to be bullied.  To learn more information about this topic, click the link below: http://www.education.com/reference/article/adhd-bullying/   How would you address this issue? Comment … Continue Reading


From “Cast-out” to “Stand-out”

The concept that certain individuals will be cast out for being different is a well-entrenched part of our culture. Many people feel that bullying is a “normal” part of growing up.  Our parents experienced bullying; it has been the topic of many coming of age movies and books; and it is an acknowledged issue in … Continue Reading

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There is no time to lose.

During this 2012 holiday season, I want to take a moment to thank all of you that have joined Clique In in our bullying prevention efforts. Yet, it saddens me to say that we are not moving fast enough to help our students in need.   Since I started this organization in 2009 over 70 students … Continue Reading

Stand Together Against Bullying

Your Voice Matters


While there may always be bullies in the world, our response to bullying as a culture can change the effect bullying has on potential victims.   Instead of tacit acceptance of bullying by standing mute while others are victimized, we have to teach our youth to collectively stand together with the victim.  By showing group support … Continue Reading

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Were You “Different” In School?


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It's Not Just Bullying

Did Bullying Impact You?


Tell us your experience. You may leave an anonymous response below. If you would like to write more about your experience with bullying, you can submit your story, or email Gail Murphy at gailmurphy@cliquein.org.  

Keep All Students Safe From Bullying

Helping Students Cope


Principal John DiNicola of William H. Ross Elementary School is a veteran in character education.  He had this to say about helping his students deal with bullying: Just as important as reading, writing, and arithmetic is how we treat each other as people.  At an elementary school, educators see first-hand that empathy is a character … Continue Reading

It's Not Just Bullying

Fear of Bullying Prevents Learning


One Elementary School Teacher Explains the Impact Bullying Has in Her School, and What She Is Doing to Change It Bullying takes many forms.  It affects people of all ages, races, and income levels.  It is a virus that has spanned generations and has reached pandemic proportions.  It needs to stop. Your three-year-old daughter doesn’t … Continue Reading

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