Stop School Bullying - Do Bully Maintenance!

Written by Paula McCoach

Why You Need to Do Bullying Maintenance to Protect Your Child

Are you sick and tired of your child dealing with bullying at school?

Well, once your child has slowedrepparttar bullying down, you and your child will have to continue to do bullying maintenance from time to time.

What do I mean by that?

Many bullies will stop when your school has followedrepparttar 140710 11 SIMPLE STEPS FOR ZAPPING BULLIES. But, there is almost a guarantee that after some time has passed, they will begin bullying again.

In my experience as a school counselor,repparttar 140711 bullying is not as intenserepparttar 140712 second time. Bullies are not cured overnight. They try over and over to tease and harass your child.

So, what do you do now?

You do "bullying maintenance"!

What is that?

You need to repeat some ofrepparttar 140713 steps you took to getrepparttar 140714 bullying to stop -

Askrepparttar 140715 school counselor to speak torepparttar 140716 bully again. The counselor strongly remindsrepparttar 140717 bully ofrepparttar 140718 harsh consequences of bullying. The bully's parent can be called...possibly forrepparttar 140719 second or third time. An administrator can take disciplinary action.

Integrating Daily Life with Reading Comprehension

Written by Freda J. Glatt, M.S.

Did you know there are many questions you could ask your child during common, daily activities that would reinforce a reading skill? Below are just a few scenarios.

1. Riding Around Town

a. Have your child name beginning, middle, or ending letters and sounds forrepparttar names of stores, streets, and auto tags. Reverserepparttar 140709 questioning by saying you see a store beginning with a certain letter or sound and ask your child which one it is. b. Reinforce sequencing by telling a couple of letters in a store or street name and asking which one comes next. c. Practice classifying by asking how many restaurants, clothing stores, pet stores, etc. your child sees on a block or in a shopping center. Instead of how many, ask your child to name them. d. To reinforce adjectives and nouns, have your child describe what he sees using as many ofrepparttar 140710 five senses as possible. e. Take this opportunity to practice left and right!! When approaching an intersection, ask which way you are going to turn and do not accept "That way!" as an answer!

2. Going Grocery Shopping

a. Readrepparttar 140711 ingredients of a product. Which isrepparttar 140712 most prevalent? (Clue: The answer isrepparttar 140713 first ingredient listed.) b. Findrepparttar 140714 nutrition information onrepparttar 140715 label. How much sugar, or anything else, is inrepparttar 140716 product? c. Locaterepparttar 140717 cooking directions. Will you be able to microwaverepparttar 140718 item? If you have to prepare it and have only 30 minutes to do so, will you have enough time if you buy this product? d. How isrepparttar 140719 store laid out? Make a rough diagram when you get home. Will you find apples whererepparttar 140720 cereal is? Will you find spaghetti on an aisle labeled Pasta? e. Compare two similar products for nutrition value, time to prepare, price, etc. Which isrepparttar 140721 healthiest? Which isrepparttar 140722 better value?

3. Going to a Restaurant

a. The menu is a great teaching tool! Have your child readrepparttar 140723 name ofrepparttar 140724 3rd vegetable,repparttar 140725 description ofrepparttar 140726 8th entree,repparttar 140727 price ofrepparttar 140728 5th dessert, etc. b. Readrepparttar 140729 name of a food, yourself, and ask your child to readrepparttar 140730 description; or readrepparttar 140731 description and ask forrepparttar 140732 name ofrepparttar 140733 food. c. Choose your entree and describe it. Is there anything sweet in it? Spicy? Review adjectives and nouns and be specific (ie: instead of big hamburger, try extra-large hamburger). d. Compare two entrees for same and different ingredients. e. Predict how a new entree or vegetable will taste. f. For math, estimaterepparttar 140734 total cost andrepparttar 140735 amount of tax. Do NOT use a calculator!

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