These bullying prevention and intervention programs and/or curriculum will help you provide the highest quality education in a safe, respectful and violence-free environment.  DPI recommends you choose an evidence-based curriculum/proven program, but has also provided other lessons that may better suit your needs.

Click the icons to access your anti-bullying curriculum or contact DPI at 754-321-1655.

Evidence Based Curriculums/Programs
Dating Matters Safe Dates Dating Matters/Safe Dates: This proven program consists of 6 to 10 lessons teaching healthy relationship skills to prevent dating violence. For students in grades 6 through 12. Get Real About Violence: A research-based, age-appropriate prevention curriculum that helps build a culture of non-violence. The program targets a wide range of violent behavior, whether it’s bullying, teasing, and rumors among younger children or threats and assaults in the later years. For students grades K through 12.
Leaps: An online instrument providing comprehensive lesson plans and interactive multi-modal assessment tools. Leaps is a research-based, practical program that improves behavior, grades, and attendance whether the interventions are needed at Tier I, Tier II, or Tier III. For students grades K through 12. Olweus Bullying Prevention Program: An intensive 3 year proven prevention program which embeds a culture of respect and safety amongst staff and students. Contact DPI for more program information. For students grades K through 12.
Welcoming Schools: Includes professional development tools and lessons on embracing family diversity, avoiding gender stereotyping, and ending bullying. Contact DPI for more program information. For students grades K through 5. SAFE DATES

Dating Matters is a universal primary prevention curricula designed to give youth an opportunity to learn healthy relationship skills and reduce youth interpersonal violence. The curriculum is for students in grades 6 (6 lessons) and 7 (7 lessons) and is based on the Safe Dates curriculum for students in grade 8 (10 lessons.) If you want this curricula in your school, contact DPI at 754-321-1655.

Other Violence Preventions Curriculums
The ABCs of Bullying Prevention Book: Contains 3 bullying prevention lessons for each grade. Teaches the key concepts every student needs to know to stop bullying: ‘What is the problem? Why should I care? and What can I do about it?’ For students grades K through 12. Anti-Defamation League (ADL): ADL’s anti-bias education helps to create and sustain an inclusive and violence free school. Lessons on all violence prevention related topics, many with videos. For students grades K through 12.
The Assertion Jar: Students produce assertions on slips of paper and “stock” the classroom Assertion Jar. As an activity, students practice refutation skills by pulling an assertion from the jar and refuting it either orally or in writing. Can be a writing prompt or journal activity. For students grades 3 through 12. BCPS Anti-Bullying Training Modules: Acess the mandatory annual trainings for BCPS Anti-Bullying Policy 5.9. For staff, students and parents grades K through 12.
BCPS Anti-Bullying Video Gallery: This selection of BCPS created videos can serve as morning Public Service Announcements (PSAs) to increase awareness, as part of a lesson plan, or as tools for days of observance. For students grades 5 through 12. BEEP, The Broward Enterprise Education Portal: A secure, single point of access to digital resources for teaching and learning inclusive of numerous videos, classroom exercises and lesson plans. For students grades K through 12.
Bullying Prevention Awareness Week: Toolkit from PACER Center offers a complete weeklong plan for discussing bullying prevention. Features free downloads of daily activities, lessons, videos, games and contests. For students grades K through 12. Character Education BCPS: Each Monthly Character Education Newsletter and Family Newsletter contains lessons, videos and activities on BCPS 8 character traits. These traits promote positive behavior and create a safer and more secure learning environment for our students. For students grades K through 12.
Child Safety Matters: Free to FL public elementary school teachers, learn more.  Includes info and strategies for students to prevent, recognize, and respond to bullying, cyberbullying, child abuse, and digital abuse/dangers. To implement, become a Certified Facilitator with online 2 hour training email [email protected] to request access. For students grades K through 6. Common Sense Education, Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Online curriculum made up of 65 grade-differentiated lesson plans. The Scope & Sequence consists of 3 units for grade K-2, 3-5, and 6-8, and 4 units for grades 9-12. Each unit has 5 lessons, family activities, and professional development resources. Topics include cyberbullying, privacy, safety, and more. For students grades K through 12.
Day of Silence: BCPS recognizes this observance each year through a District wide Resolution. It is a student-led action where concerned students, from middle school to college, take some form of a vow of silence to bring attention to the name-calling, bullying and harassment— in effect, the silencing—experienced by LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) students and their allies. GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network) became the official organizational sponsor and has numerous resources available. Days/Weeks/Months of Observance & Toolkits: Use these Anti-bullying observances as a jumping off point for prevention related lessons, school/community events, or to maintain the impetus of your violence prevention and intervention efforts year-round.
Don’t Laugh at Me: Curriculum, music and videos focused on instruction in SEL skills. Each lesson includes integrated arts, Common Core State Standards, and suggested curricular connections. Go to the Operation Respect website for the latest curriclum. For students grades K through 12. Facing History and Ourselves: Find compelling classroom resources, learn new teaching methods, meet standards, and make a difference in the lives of your students with multimedia materials, lessons, and more. For students grades K through 12.
FREE Prevention Resources: This list of free materials, multimedia and curriculum is divided into the strands of prevention. Health Teacher: Curriculum addresses knowledge, attitude, and skill development. Provides opportunities to practice behaviors promoting lifelong health and violence prevention. Login using group code ‘browardfl’. For students grades K through 12.
iSafe: Provides lessons and videos preparing students for life in the 21st century while exceeding CIPA/E-Rate requirements. Topics include cyber bullying, academic dishonesty, digital safety, privacy and security. For students grades K through 12. Joe’s Story, Let’s Fight It Together: Video with corresponding lesson plan about cyberbullying. For students ages 10-18.
Kids Against Bullying Toolkit from PACER: On-line creative bullying prevention education resources. Toolkits include event planning, student involvement and lesson plans. For students grades K through 12. Kindness in the Classroom, from Random Acts of Kindness: FREE lesson plans, kindness project and kindness club ideas. Curriculum features developmentally appropriate, standards-aligned lessons teaching important Social Emotional (SEL) skills. For students grades K through 12.
Long Live Kids!, Companies Committed to Kids: Social messaging PSAs and curriculum on issues such as healthy active living, media literacy, mental wellness, and bullying prevention. For students grades K through 12. Mix It Up at Lunch Day, Teaching Tolerance: Use this observance to celebrate diversity and inclusion. It encourages students to identify, question and cross social boundaries by ‘mixing it up’ at lunch on the last Tuesday in October. For students grades PreK through 12.
Net Cetera: Tooklit includes presentations, videos and brochures (order online) encouraging
students and parents to reduce online risks and cyberbullying. For students grades K through 12.
Netsmartz: Toolkits, downloadable videos and lessons on Internet safety and cyberbullying.  Available via Sharepoint or online. For students grades K through 12.
Planting Seeds of Prevention Curriculum Book: Contains prevention curriculum on violence prevention, instructional strategies, health and wellness, and substance abuse prevention. For students grades K through 12 Positive School Culture Initiative: A 3-year school climate program. The tools are provided to help schools establish school wide, classroom and individual interventions for bullying prevention. Contact DPI for a consultation 754-321-1655.  For students grades K through 12.
The Power of One: youth intervention and empowerment through the informal facilitation of group sessions with leaders of cliques, gangs, etc., contact DPI, 6-12 Reality Lane (RL): A series of engaging character prevention education television programs on the district’s 8 character traits. Can be paired with monthly Character Education curriculum and Family Newsletters. For students grades K through 5.
Reality Avenue (RA) RA Student: A series of engaging character prevention education television programs on the district’s 8 character traits. RA also has shows with lessons and discussion prompters on Body Image, Addiction, Internet, Teen Stress, Self-Injury, Diversity, Self Esteem, Depression/ Anger, Bullying, Divorce, Character, and Relationships. Read this flyer to learn more.  For students grades 6 through 12 Sanford Harmony: Free social-emotional (SEL) teaching program cultivating strong classroom relationships between students. Incorporates specialized teaching strategies into classroom activities to reduce bullying by develop student skills to: communicate, cooperate, connect, embrace diversity, and resolve conflict. Aligned with Common Core and district learning initiatives. For students grades PreK through 6.
Spookly The Square Pumpkin: Complete Digital Teacher Toolkit to accompany this anti-bullying story, use as book or streaming video. Toolkit  Includes Discussion Guidelines and Learning Activities, Multi-Subject Learning Examples, Spookley Classroom Play, and a video of the book reading. Available via Sharepoint or online. For students grades PreK through 3. Stand Strong Teleconference Event: BPCS event aimed at saving lives and ending bullying. The event featured celebrated worldwide motivational speaker Nick Vujicic, who was born without limbs. If you missed this live simulcast which reached than 1 million middle and high students, you can still view and utilize it with your students through BECON’s EduVision or to get quick taste of the event watch this PSA.
Stop Bullying Now! Take a Stand. Lend a Hand.: Resource toolkit includes videos, activities guide, and comic book style newsletters with work sheets. Available via SharePoint or online. Has 12 videos for youth ages 9-13 years, and 2 for children ages 5-8 years. The Support Group Method of Bullying Intervention: 7 step non-punitive, group intervention that seeks to reduce bullying by increasing empathy, 6-12
Teaching Tolerance: Access downloadable curricula, classroom activities, e-newsletter, and order free DVD/Film kits.  For students grades K through 12 Tell Someone Video with Lessons: PSA video and lesson emphasizing that bullying can be stopped when adults are told.  Available via SharePoint or online.
For students grades K through 10.
“That’s so Gay!” – LGBTQ related – Have you been reminding others to “Think B4 You Speak” at school or in your community?  Click to View VIDEOS and/or to download the corresponding Educators Guide.
Think B4U Post: A week-long school wide Internet safety program with lessons and marketing materials for BCPS students. Inspire your students to practice safe and respectful online communications while using technology. Contact DPI for more program information 754-321-1655. For students grades 3 through 12.
Walk Away Video with Lessons: PSA bystander activation video and lesson educating children about the positive role they can play as bystanders in helping to prevent bullying. Available via SharePoint or online. For students grades K through 10. Words Hurt Video with Lessons: PSA video and lesson highlight the issue of verbal and social bullying by encouraging empathy for the victim. Available via SharePoint or online. For students grades K through 10.
Your Choice, Your Action, Your Life: Use these PSA videos, made with BCPS students, along with thier corresponding lesson plans to raise awareness and spark dialogue around issues related to bullying and diversity. For students grades K through 12, depending on the video.

 

  Evidence Based Curriculums/Programs
Get Real About Violence: A research-based, age-appropriate prevention curriculum that helps build a culture of non-violence. The program targets a wide range of violent behavior, whether it’s bullying, teasing, and rumors among younger children or threats and assaults in the later years. For students grades K through 12. Leaps: An online instrument providing comprehensive lesson plans and interactive multi-modal assessment tools. Leaps is a research-based, practical program that improves behavior, grades, and attendance whether the interventions are needed at Tier I, Tier II, or Tier III. For students grades K through 12.
Olweus Bullying Prevention Program: An intensive 3 year proven prevention program which embeds a culture of respect and safety amongst staff and students. Contact DPI for more program information 754-321-1655. For students grades K through 12. Welcoming Schools: Includes professional development tools and lessons on embracing family diversity, avoiding gender stereotyping, and ending bullying. Contact DPI for more program information 754-321-1655. For students grades K through 5.

 

Other Violence Preventions Curriculums
The ABCs of Bullying Prevention Book: Contains 3 bullying prevention lessons for each grade. Teaches the key concepts every student needs to know to stop bullying: ‘What is the problem? Why should I care? and What can I do about it?’ For students grades K through 12. Anti-Defamation League (ADL): ADL’s anti-bias education helps to create and sustain an inclusive and violence free school. Lessons on all violence prevention related topics, many with videos. For students grades K through 12.
The Assertion Jar: Students produce assertions on slips of paper and “stock” the classroom Assertion Jar. As an activity, students practice refutation skills by pulling an assertion from the jar and refuting it either orally or in writing. Can be a writing prompt or journal activity. For students grades 3 through 12. BCPS Anti-Bullying Training Modules: Access the mandatory annual trainings for BCPS Anti-Bullying Policy 5.9. For staff, students and parents grades K through 12.
BCPS Anti-Bullying Video Gallery: This selection of BCPS created videos can serve as morning Public Service Announcements (PSAs) to increase awareness, as part of a lesson plan, or as tools for days of observance. For students grades 5 through 12. BEEP, The Broward Enterprise Education Portal: A secure, single point of access to digital resources for teaching and learning inclusive of numerous videos, classroom exercises and lesson plans. For students grades K through 12.
Bullying Prevention Awareness Week: Toolkit from PACER Center offers a complete weeklong plan for discussing bullying prevention. Features free downloads of daily activities, lessons, videos, games and contests. For students grades K through 12. Character Education BCPS: Each Monthly Character Education Newsletter and Family Newsletter contains lessons, videos and activities on BCPS 8 character traits. These traits promote positive behavior and create a safer and more secure learning environment for our students. For students grades K through 12.
Child Safety Matters: Free to FL public elementary school teachers, learn more.  Includes info and strategies for students to prevent, recognize, and respond to bullying, cyberbullying, child abuse, and digital abuse/dangers. To implement, become a Certified Facilitator with online 2 hour training email [email protected] to request access. For students grades K through 6. Common Sense Education, Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Online curriculum made up of 65 grade-differentiated lesson plans. The Scope & Sequence consists of 3 units for grade K-2, 3-5, and 6-8, and 4 units for grades 9-12. Each unit has 5 lessons, family activities, and professional development resources. Topics include cyberbullying, privacy, safety, and more. For students grades K through 12.
Days/Weeks/Months of Observance & Toolkits: Use these Anti-bullying observances as a jumping off point for prevention related lessons, school/community events, or to maintain the impetus of your violence prevention and intervention efforts year-round. Don’t Laugh at Me: Curriculum, music and videos focused on instruction in SEL skills. Each lesson includes integrated arts, Common Core State Standards, and suggested curricular cconnections. Go to theOperation Respect website for the latest curriculum. For students grades K through 12.
Facing History and Ourselves: Find compelling classroom resources, learn new teaching methods, meet standards, and make a difference in the lives of your students with multimedia materials, lessons, and more. For students grades K through 12. FREE Prevention Resources: This list of free materials, multimedia and curriculum is divided into the strands of prevention. For students grades K through 12.
Health Teacher: Curriculum addresses knowledge, attitude, and skill development. Provides opportunities to practice behaviors promoting lifelong health and violence prevention. Login using group code ‘browardfl’. For students grades K through 12. iSafe: Provides lessons and videos preparing students for life in the 21st century while exceeding CIPA/E-Rate requirements. Topics include cyber bullying, academic dishonesty, digital safety, privacy and security. For students grades K through 12.
Joe’s Story, Let’s Fight It Together: Video with corresponding lesson plan about cyberbullying. For students ages 10-18. Kids Against Bullying Toolkit from PACER:

On-line creative bullying prevention education resources. Toolkits include event planning, student involvement and lesson plans. For students grades K through 12.

Kindness in the Classroom, Random Acts of Kindness: FREE lesson plans, kindness project and kindness club ideas. Curriculum features developmentally appropriate, standards-aligned lessons teaching important Social Emotional (SEL) skills. For students grades K through 12. Long Live Kids!, Companies Committed to Kids: Social messaging PSAs and curriculum on issues such as healthy active living, media literacy, mental wellness, and bullying prevention. For students grades K through 12.
Mix It Up at Lunch Day, Teaching Tolerance: Use this observance to celebrate diversity and inclusion. It encourages students to identify, question and cross social boundaries by ‘mixing it up’ at lunch on the last Tuesday in October. For students grades PreK through 12. Net Cetera: Toolkit includes presentations, videos and brochures (order online) encouraging
students and parents to reduce online risks and cyberbullying. Available via SharePoint or online. For students grades K through 12.
NetSmartz: Toolkits, downloadable videos and lessons on Internet safety and cyberbullying.  Available via SharePoint or online. For students grades K through 12. Planting Seeds of Prevention Curriculum Book: Contains prevention curriculum on violence prevention, instructional strategies, health and wellness, and substance abuse prevention. For students grades K through 12.
Positive School Culture Initiative: A 3-year school climate program. The tools are provided to help schools establish school wide, classroom and individual interventions for bullying prevention. Contact DPI for a consultation 754-321-1655.  For students grades K through 12. Reality Lane (RL): A series of engaging character prevention education television programs on the district’s 8 character traits. Can be paired with monthly Character Education curriculum and Family Newsletters. View this flyer to learn more. For students grades K through 5.
Sanford Harmony: Free social-emotional (SEL) teaching program cultivating relationships between students. Uses teaching strategies with activities to reduce bullying by developing student skills to: communicate, cooperate, connect, embrace diversity, and resolve conflict. View this flyer to learn more. For students grades PreK through 6. Spookley The Square Pumpkin: Complete Digital Teacher Toolkit to accompany this anti-bullying story, use as book or streaming video. Toolkit  Includes Discussion Guidelines and Learning Activities, Multi-Subject Learning Examples, Spookley Classroom Play, and a video of the book reading. Available via SharePoint or online. For students grades PreK through 3.
Stop Bullying Now! Take a Stand. Lend a Hand.: Resource toolkit includes videos, activities guide, and comic book style newsletters with work sheets. Available via SharePoint or online. Has 12 videos for youth ages 9-13 years, and 2 for children ages 5-8 years. Teaching Tolerance: Access downloadable curricula, classroom activities, e-newsletter, and order free DVD/Film kits. For students grades K through 12.
Tell Someone Video with Lessons: PSA video and lesson emphasizing that bullying can be stopped when adults are told.  Available via SharePoint or online.
For students grades K through 10.
Think B4U Post: A week-long school wide Internet safety program with lessons and marketing materials for BCPS students. Inspire your students to practice safe and respectful online communications while using technology. Contact DPI for more program information 754-321-1655. For students grades 3 through 12.
Walk Away Video with Lessons: PSA bystander activation video and lesson educating children about the positive role they can play as bystanders in helping to prevent bullying. Available via SharePoint or online. For students grades K through 10. Words Hurt Video with Lessons: PSA video and lesson highlight the issue of verbal and social bullying by encouraging empathy for the victim. Available via SharePoint or online. For students grades K through 10.
Your Choice, Your Action, Your Life: Use these PSA videos, made with BCPS students, along with their corresponding lesson plans to raise awareness and spark dialogue around issues related to bullying and diversity. For students grades K through 12, depending on the video.