One simply has to look at news headlines or into a middle school classroom to find evidence of a troubling problem: bullying is affecting the lives of many young students, causing severe emotional damage that can stay with a child for life.
There may never be a world completely free of bullies, but luckily there are ways to deal with this difficult issue: through awareness, understanding, and changing our beliefs about and reactions to bullying.
As a long-time educator and parent, Jeanie Cisco-Meth has dealt with bullying situations over and over, and in this easy-to-understand guide, she shares her very best secrets for bully proofing your life.
Students, parents, and teachers can all find valuable words of wisdom in this book, including a straightforward step-by-step plan for Bully Proofing You.
You'll learn about improving your self-esteem, putting yourself in the shoes of a bully, and even how to stop another person from being bullied. Featuring real-life examples and a lighthearted, friendly tone, readers will find themselves walking away from this helpful guide with a whole new understanding of bullying-and the practical tools needed to deal with this widespread problem in schools today.
About the Author
Jeanie Cisco-Meth was born Avis Marjean Cisco in Twin Falls, Idaho. She was then raised on a dairy farm in Morton, Washington, where she spent her time riding horses and learning the importance of responsibility and hard work. After graduating from the University of Utah, Cisco-Meth went on to teach at-risk high school students for sixteen years, and also spent a year teaching at a private school. She regularly gives seminars and training on the subject of bullying and wrote the book Bully Proofing You to help parents, teachers, and students deal with this difficult problem. Cisco-Meth and her husband reside in Cedar Hills, Utah, with her daughter, son, dog, and cat. They also have two adult sons: one who lives in Colorado, and one who lives in Roy, Utah.