Fighting Antisemitism Together
The two weblinks below are for Choose Your Voice, an antiracism and anti-Semitism education program. It is curriculum-based for students in grades 6 through 10 and fits into Safe Schools Policies, Character Education and anti-bullying programs.
Books & Other Select References:
Supporting Transgender and Transsexual students in K-12 Schools, the fifth publication in an educational series designed to assist teachers, administrators and counselors in understanding sexual and gender minority issues. Authored by Dr. Kristopher Wells, Gayle Roberts and Carol Allan, the 57-page guidebook aims to demystify gender variance and provide evidence-based information for educators wishing to create caring, respectful and safe learning environments for all students.
The per unit cost is $5 (bulk order discounts will apply) and is available for online ordering: http://www.ctf-fce.ca/catalogue/default.aspx?lang=EN
Child Online Safety: Global Challenges and Strategies, UNICEF Office of Research Innocenti (December 2011), online: http://www.unicef.ca/sites/default/files/imce_uploads/TAKE%20ACTION/ADVOCATE/DOCS/Child_Safety_online_Globa_challenges_and_strategies.pdf
Promoting Social and Emotional Learning: Guidelines for Educators, Maurice J Elias, ed (Association for Supervision & Curriculum, 1997)
Parry Aftab, publications: http://www.aftab.com/index.php?page=cyberbullying
Barbara Coloroso, The bully, the bullied and the bystander : from pre-school to high school : how parents and teachers can help break the cycle of violence, (Toronto; Harper Collins, 2002)
Wendy Craig, publications: http://www.queensu.ca/psychology/People/Faculty/Wendy-Craig.html
Kate Hammer, “This is What Bullying Feels Like” The Globe and Mail (2 December 2011), online: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/this-is-what-bullying-feels-like/article2259123/
Keith Hampton et al, “Social networking sites and our lives” (16 June 2011) Pew Internet, online: http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2011/Technology-and-social-networks/Summary.aspx
Barbara Kaiser & Judy Sklar Rasminsky, Challenging Behaviour in Young Children: Understanding, Preventing and Responding Effectively, (Allyn & Bacon, 2006)
Larry Magid, “Digital Citizenship Includes Rights as Well as Responsibilities” (7 November 2010) Huff Post Tech Canada, online: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/larry-magid/digital-citizenship-inclu_b_780127.html
Faye Mishna, publications: http://www.socialwork.utoronto.ca/faculty/bios/mishna.htm
Faye Mishna et al, “The ongoing problem of bullying in Canada: A ten year perspective” (2010) 12:2 Canadian Social Work 43.
Jason, Ohler, “Character Education for the Digital Age” (February 2011) , online: http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/feb11/vol68/num05/Character-Education-for-the-Digital-Age.aspx
Debra Pepler, publications: http://www.yorku.ca/health/people/index.php?dept=&mid=3992
Eric M Roher, An Educator’s Guide to Violence in Schools (Aurora, Aurora Professional Press, 1997)
Eric M Roher, “Sexting and Teenagers: OMG What R U Thinking?” (2011) Principal Connections 32
Shaheen Shariff, publications: http://people.mcgill.ca/shaheen.shariff/?View=Publications
Susan W Swearer, “Five Myths About Bullying” (30 December 2010), online: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/30/AR2010123001751.html
Kate Waters, “Overcoming Legal barriers to Using Restorative Practices in Ontario Schools” in The Rocky Road Ahead: Balancing Competing Interests ed Roderick C Flynn (CAPSLE; Calgary, 2010) at 247.
“Best Practices in Public Education Across Canada: Lester B. Pearson School Board‟s Digital Citizenship Project” CSBA, online: http://cdnsba.org/all/education-in-canada/best-practices-in-public-education-across-canada-lester-b-pearson-school-boards-digital-citizenship-project
“You Received a “Sext,” Now What? Advice for Teens” (22 February 2011) Cyberbullying Research Center, online: http://cyberbullying.us/blog/you-received-a-sext-now-what-advice-for-teens.html