Today, our instructor Mike was moved to learn that a teen stopped an assault using skills he had taught in a 2-hour Teenpower workshop 5 years ago. The classroom teacher, whose students have intellectual disabilities, told us: “A month after your class, as our student was walking home, a man drove up, got out of […]
“After constant teasing and name-calling because of how hard they worked in school, our children’s passion for learning was fading. We felt heartbroken, furious, and worried.” “Our upset attempts to intervene were making the bullying even worse – until we found Kidpower. Kidpower’s proven methods and compassionate coaching have helped us to intervene more effectively and our […]
“Now I know how to protect myself from cyberbullying!” Please donate to Kidpower for Bullying Prevention Month
“Can you imagine someone making a Facebook page titled “I HATE…” with your name, and then having hundreds of people ‘like’ it?” “It was awful. I was angry, scared, sick to my stomach – I didn’t know what to say or do. Not anymore! Kidpower taught me how to protect my feelings, stay calm, move […]
Cyberbullying is everywhere in the news today, the dark side to social media that creates misery for countless children and adults. Like any form of bullying, cyberbullying can poison someone’s joy in life, reputation, and well being. Teaching digital citizenship can be a powerful solution to cyberbullying. Just as an antidote is a substance that can counteract a form of poisoning, responsible digital citizenship can provide an antidote to cyberbullying.
Bullying is an emergency that requires urgent action. Kidpower International provides immediate solutions that parents, teachers, and other adults can use to help protect kids. An independent study from the Cyberbullying Research Center estimates that 5.4 million students skip school in the US at some point in the year due to bullying. The news is […]