In observation of National Bullying Prevention Month (October), Idaho Public Television has gathered together several collections of broadcast programs and online resources designed to raise awareness about how to prevent bullying. You may also download this information as a PDF.
In addition, a comprehensive guide to cyberbullying prevention is available online from our state library partners at lili.org.
I'm Just Like You: Children with Psoriasis
Airs October 6 at 5:00/4:00 a.m. and 5:00/4:00 p.m. on Learn Channel
Families face the challenges of psoriasis, a chronic incurable disease that can impact the entire family; it affects a child's concept of self and influences interactions with others.
Dissed Respect: The Impact of Bullying
Airs October 13 at 5:00/4:00 a.m. and 5:00/4:00 p.m. on Learn Channel
Encourages dialogue about the need to reduce the high-risk behavior of bullying. It reveals the relationship between bullying and dysfunctional aspects of diversity.
Frontline Digital Nation
Airs October 27 at 1:00 a.m./12:00 midnight and at 1:00 p.m./12:00 noon on Learn Channel; also November 1 at 1:00 a.m./12:00 midnight on Idaho Channel
In a single generation, the Worldwide Web and digital media have transformed the way we work, learn and connect. This program explores life on the virtual frontier.
Airs October 27 at 5:00/4:00 a.m. and 5:00/4:00 p.m. on Learn Channel
Teenagers in special education classes struggle to articulate how their brains work.
Different Is the New Normal
Airs November 7 at 1:00 a.m./12:00 midnight on Idaho Channel
Michael J. Fox narrates this film about a teenager with Tourette syndrome.
Teaching Channel Episode 118
Airs December 13 at 3:00/2:00 a.m. on Idaho Channel
The executive director of No Bully works with parents to define and share information about bullying, and to practice strategies for bully-proofing their children.
Teaching Channel Episode 119
Airs December 20 at 3:00/2:00 a.m. on Idaho Channel
Working with the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, a school's faculty members create a rubric for defining types and levels of bullying.
Cyber-bullies Are No Fun (Grades 4-6)
Stop Bullying … Take a Stand (Grades 7-13+)
Jean Decety Says Bullies' Brains Might Work Differently (Grades 6-7)
Not in Our Town: Class Actions:
Lancaster, California — A City Unites To End Bullying (Grades 6-13+)
It's My Life website takes on the topic of bullying for adolescents.
This website tackles the emotional aspects of bullying.
Not in Our Schools provides this resource for teachers and parents about how to make schools safe and free from stereotypes, intolerance and hate.
A PBS Parents article, this piece offers ways to protect kids from cyberbullying.
Happy To Be Me: An Anti-Bullying Discussion is a Sesame Workshop production that includes steps parents, educators and children can take to prevent and stop the behavior in preschoolers.
(October is Disability Awareness Month)
Autism: Coming Of Age
Airs October 17 at 2:00/1:00 a.m. on Idaho Channel
Airs October 24 at 2:00/1:00 a.m. on Idaho Channel
Living With Fragile X
Airs October 31 at 1:00 a.m./12:00 midnight on Idaho Channel
Autism: Making It Work
Airs October 31 at 2:00/1:00 a.m. on Idaho Channel