The National Center for Bullying Prevention, a project of the PACER Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota offers activities and materials such as contests, toolkits, and online bullying prevention training on the website www.pacer.org/bullying to reduce bullying in schools, recreational programs, and community organizations. PACER is also the creator or two wonderful interactive websites designed for kids and teens:
You gotta see these websites! Check ‘em out!
Kids Against Bullying
Kids Against Bullying is a Web site created for elementary school children. It is a creative and informative resource to educate students about bullying prevention and provide methods to respond to bullying situations. The site features an animated cast of characters, information, celebrity videos, Webisodes, games, animation, contest and other activities. Parents and professionals will find helpful tips, intervention strategies, and resources for use at home or school.
Teens Against Bullying Website
Launched August 8, 2009
PACER’s Teens Against Bullying Web site is a relevant, edgy, and unique educational resource for bullying prevention designed to engage, empower and educate all teens. Information is presented in an innovative, engaging and interactive style. There are solutions—creative resources that all teens—can use to educate other teens and young people and to raise awareness in their community or to help other teens in bullying situations. Demi Lovato, actress, singer, and songwriter best known for her role as Mitchie Torres in the Disney Channel Original Movie Camp Rock and Sonny Munroe in Sonny With a Chance signed on to the movement this year. Learn more by going to the site. PACERTeensAgainstBullying.org