No Name-Calling Week

  • For Educators

As we participate in and celebrate kindness for No Name-Calling Week sponsored by GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network), below are educational resources to help you create a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students, teach students to understand and counter bias and bullying and inspire young people to do something about the name-calling and bias they see in their classrooms, schools and world.

Educational Resources

Definitions Related to Name-Calling, Bullying and Bias

Be An Ally: Six Simple Ways (PDF) 

Bullying/Cyberbullying Prevention

Creating an Anti-Bias Learning Environment

Guidelines for Achieving Bias-Free Communication

10 Ways Youth Can Engage in Activism

The Question Corner (Early Childhood Q&A)

Anti-Bias Education

Curriculum Resources

Identity-Based Bullying (PDF Lesson, Grades 2-5)

Who is Malala Yousafzai? (PDF Lesson, Grades 4-7) 

What is Weight Bias? (PDF Lesson, Grades 6-8)

Stereotypes of Girls and Women in the Media (PDF Lesson, Grades 9-12)

Microaggressions in Our Lives (PDF Lesson, Grades 9-12)

Addressing Hate Online: Countering Cyberhate with Counterspeech (PDF Lesson, Grades 9-12)

What is Marriage Equality? (PDF Lesson, Grades 4-8)

Rosalind’s Classroom Conversations

Every Conflict Isn’t Bullying

Making It Meaningful: Interrupting Biased Comments in the Classroom

The Power of Real Apologies in a Fake Apology World

Children’s Books

Book of the Month page

Confessions of a Former Bully (PDF Book Discussion Guide)

Each Kindness (PDF Book Discussion Guide)  

Separate Is Never Equal (PDF Book Discussion Guide)

The Year of the Rat (PDF Book Discussion Guide) 

Wonder (PDF Book Discussion Guide)