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NNHS Working Group adds anti-bias lessons in anti-bullying curriculum revision

NNHS Working Group adds anti-bias lessons in anti-bullying curriculum revision

Sophia Zhou November 3, 2017

Based on feedback from students and staff, the March and September homeroom anti-bullying curriculum is being revised by the NNHS Working Group to incorporate anti-bias lessons. According to senior Maya...

Topics in American Education: No size fits all

The Newtonite October 23, 2013
Anyone who has read multiple installments of my blog likely realizes that I strongly oppose a “one size fits all” approach to education, which simply mean that the world is too intellectually diverse for education to be strictly regulated. I have applied this concept to standardized testing and grading systems, but I start to wonder how different the way our minds react to intellectual stimulation really is from the way we express ourselves emotionally. I guess all of the emotional responses that have been going around—mourning the deaths of two community members and attending another anti-bullying home room a couple weeks back—fall under the umbrella of emotional education, a type of learning that we respond to as variably as we respond to our academics.

Students start NNHS Compliments to combat bullying

The Newtonite December 19, 2012
by Julia Oran This school has been working hard to combat bullying, whether online or in person, through in school activities including extended homeroom and presentations, such as Rachel’s Challenge.

Mass Interview: Students, teachers discuss anti-bullying curriculum

The Newtonite December 12, 2012
by Gloria Li and Elena Schwartz According to Massachusetts law, every person in this school is subject to 10 hours of anti-bullying curriculum every school year. Students and teachers share their opinions on the productivity of these lessons.

Column: Anti-bullying curriculum must change

The Newtonite November 13, 2012
by Connor Vasu Bullying is an issue that must be addressed, but the anti-bullying curriculum does not hit on the key problems and concerns of students.

Faculty members revise anti-bullying curriculum over summer

The Newtonite September 5, 2012
by Samantha Libraty Over the summer, a group of faculty members revised the anti-bullying curriculum, which was implemented at this school last year, according to Beals housemaster Michelle Stauss.
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