March 18, 2014 - 3:29 PM
Kids become Superheroes to end Bullying
April 1 - Okanagan Regional Library - Mission Branch, 3:30-4:30
Kids often look externally for support from parents, teachers and Superheroes. Sometimes, those people are not there to help. Jeff Hoffart, teacher, TEDxYouth organizer, and co-author of “Robbie and the Bully-bot,” supports students in developing strategies to face Bullying, empowering them to become their own Superheroes!
How Adults can be prepared to deal with Bullying
April 2 - Okanagan Regional Library - Kelowna Branch, 6:00-7:00pm
Unfortunately, as most parents and teachers know, bullying is a huge concern for kids and youth worldwide. From physical and emotional bullying to cyber bullying that takes place online, adults need to do what they can to make sure kids are safe.
Jeff Hoffart, teacher and co-author of “Robbie and the Bully-bot,” shares his experiences with Bullying, strategies that parents and teachers can help children develop, the importance of role models, ways to approach digital citizenship and online safety, and ensures participants leave with resources and a plan of action to feel confident with how kids can face Bullying, both online and in person.
About ED-ucation Publishing and the Authors:
ED-ucation Publishing, a social enterprise that focuses on key values like innovative learning, problem solving, student empowerment and citizenship, has just announced the release of a 10-book series that focuses on character education. The first eBook, titled “Robbie and the Bully-bot,” will be available for free on Amazon for 72 hours, beginning on April 1. The print books will be available 3 days to a week after each additional eBook is released.
At the Okanagan Changemaker’s ChangeUP event, ED-ucation Publishing was voted 1st place for its innovation in social impact. ED-ucation Publishing Co-founders and authors, Tosca Killoran and Jeff Hoffart, are experienced IB International teachers, TEDxYouth organizers, social entrepreneurs, and are passionate about driving education forward.
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