Justin W. Patchin is the co-director of the Cyberbullying Research Center and co-author of Words Wound: Delete Cyberbullying and Make Kindness Go Viral. As the instrumental expert for our March bystander effect article, we wanted to give him this forum to speak to educators. Our question to him: How can teachers play a more active role in preventing bullying in their schools?
What kinds of misconceptions do your students carry about eating disorders--and the people who suffer from them? Our 6-page package in the March issue (and the wonderful resources designed to help you teach it) will help your students understand the complex causes of these serious mental and physical diseases.