bullying http://kmuw.org en OnWords: The Threat Of Brilliance http://kmuw.org/post/onwords-threat-brilliance <p>While we throw the word around like it’s a good thing, nothing threatens us quite like brilliance.<br><br>At a recent youth leadership conference for kids with psychiatric diagnoses, I met a young man nobody seemed to know what to do with. During breakout sessions, he wrote bizarre responses to the questions we asked and gave similarly inscrutable answers when we reconvened.<br><br>When we asked what you do to help yourself feel well, most of the others mentioned normal kid stuff: “Go to my room,” “Play a video game,” “Call a friend.”<br> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Lael Ewy 22525 at http://kmuw.org OnWords: The Threat Of Brilliance KU Asked To Build Model Statewide Anti-Bullying Policy http://kmuw.org/post/ku-asked-build-model-statewide-anti-bullying-policy <p>Researchers at the University of Kansas have been hired by the State Department of Education to develop a model anti-bullying policy for use in schools statewide.<br><br><span style="line-height: 1.5;">All Kansas schools must have an anti-bullying policy, but coming up with effective policies and practices to meet that requirement can get complicated.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Researchers at the University of Kansas plan to launch a statewide series of meetings in October to present educators with a model policy to build their own programs around.</span></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:26:40 +0000 Bryan Thompson 22130 at http://kmuw.org Do Teachers Perpetuate Bullying? http://kmuw.org/post/do-teachers-perpetuate-bullying <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wichita teachers are examining their own behaviors to help diminish bullying in schools.</span></p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 12:36:18 +0000 Carla Eckels 21626 at http://kmuw.org Do Teachers Perpetuate Bullying?