Responding to Hate at School

Responding to Hate at School : A Guide for Teachers, Counselors, and Administrators

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The Teaching Tolerance handbook Responding to Hate at School is a step-by-step, easy-to-use guide designed to help administrators, counselors and teachers react promptly and efficiently whenever hate, bias, and prejudice strike. Responding to Hate at School offers proven strategies and concrete recommendations for addressing day-to-day problems such as casual use of putdowns, emergency situations like hate crimes, and long-term issues including school policies and staff development designed to promote harmony. As outlined in the guide, a key ingredient for both response to and prevention of hateful acts is getting students, parents, and community leaders involved in finding solutions to underlying tensions.
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  • Paperback
  • 185.42 x 261.62 x 5.08mm | 158.76g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 0130284580
  • 9780130284587

Table of contents

PART ONE Everyday ActionCreate an unwelcome environment for ate speech and symbolsPut the lid on hate graffiti and other vandalismTake a stand against hate literature, music, Web sites and E-mailBe alert to signs of student alienationSpeak up when bigotry comes from colleaguesRespond to community and national hate crimes PART TWO School-Wide Emergency ResponseFocus on safety firstGet the factsDenounce the hateful act and address fears and confusionInvolve everyone in finding solutionsProvide support for victimsEnforce apprpriate consequences for offendersTake the next steps in building unity PART THREE Long-Range CommitmentCreate school policies that promote equity and respectProvide staff development on diversity and toleranceEncourage student activismEstablish a network of community support PART FOUR AppendicesSymbols of HateRespect PolicySafe Contacts PolicyModel First Response StatementModel Incident RecapModel Statement for Addressing Bias SpeechAcceptable Internet Use PolicyTen Ways to Fight HateResources
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