Bullying Study Reveals Incoming Science Teachers Need Training

by Traci Raley A study of 21 preservice secondary science teachers found that they do not feel adequately prepared to handle bullying in the classroom. The study, conducted by Raven and Jurkiewicz in 2014, asked the soon-to-be teachers what content specific issues they anticipated might lead to bullying in their science classrooms, and how they… Continue reading Bullying Study Reveals Incoming Science Teachers Need Training

Humane Education as a Means of Violence Prevention

by Traci Raley Humane education is the use of animals to teach kindness, compassion and empathy to humans, primarily school-aged children. Using rescue dogs to teach humane education is a method that is becoming more common as means of violence prevention in schools. One group currently employing this method is¬†Humane Species . A¬†nonprofit organization founded… Continue reading Humane Education as a Means of Violence Prevention