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FREE ONLINE ACCESS to The Adventures of Bully & Boo

November 4, 2015 | By

FREE ONLINE ACCESS to The Adventures of Bully & Boo International Anti-Bullying Week (16 -22 November 2015) The interactive comic strips about bullying, which were launched one year ago, are now available in Afrikaans, English, Xhosa, Français and Español. Teach young children empathy to avoid bullying, by playing through these stories, encouraging children to read along, […]

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Screen Time Is Not So Bad For Kids After All

October 6, 2015 | By

For years, the American Academy Of Pediatrics (AAP) has adopted an on/off switch mentality when it comes to children and screen time. It used to recommend that children, ages two and under, have absolutely no exposure to screens. For older kids, the AAP recommended limiting ‘screen time’ to just two hours a day. Now, the guidelines […]

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Teaching Children Empathy Prevents Bullying

September 8, 2015 | By

“Empathy, an understanding that other people have feelings and that those feelings count, is a learned behaviour. There is no gene for empathy. That learning begins in infancy.” Says Carolyn Zahn-Waxler, research scientist in psychology and psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin. Why is empathy so vitally important for success in life and work? Empathy […]

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Child Protection Week: 10 Adventures of Bully & Boo Presented Free

June 2, 2015 | By

Child Protection Week 10 Adventures of Bully & Boo to be presented free This first week of June is Child Protection Week and the month of June is dedicated to our youth. In support of this, e2zed wants to present The Adventures of Bully & Boo to 10 community initiatives in the Cape Town area, who would […]

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WCED adds The Adventures of Bully & Boo to eResources Catalogue

May 25, 2015 | By

WCED (Western Cape Education) added The Adventures of Bully & Boo to their eResources Catalogue! http://wcedecatalogue.co.za/node/356   The interactive comic strips address bully behaviour with the following aim: Firstly, to teach children about bullying before they become bullies. Secondly, to create awareness among children from a young age, of things they might be doing every day, which actually […]

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The Adventures of Bully & Boo Donated to Community Initiatives

May 12, 2015 | By

Kinders van Cloetesville kry voortaan by Straatlig in Stellenbosch, die geleentheid om uit die Avonture van Boelie & Boo te leer. Die interaktiewe strokiesprente, is gerig om laerskool leerders bewus te maak van alledaagse gedrag wat eintlik ‘n vorm van boelie is. Hulle leer om boeliegedrag te eien en standpunt daarteen in te neem. Hierdie interaktiewe modules is ontwerp om […]

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E2zed LIFE launches an educational website for divorce

April 22, 2015 | By

True to our core value of innovating learning of much needed life-skills online, we have launched an educational website with the vision to address all aspects of divorce, offering support, education, practical advice, inspiration and guidance toward a healing process. Ending a marriage can be such a devastating event, that people emerge from it broken, […]

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Teach children about bullying before they become bullies

March 29, 2015 | By

The Adventures of Bully & Boo I, evolved from discussions with children. We realised that a lot is done to teach the victims of bullying how to cope with it, or even ignore it, but little is done to address the bully behaviour itself. So the children came up with everyday scenarios of bullying and […]

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Social & Emotional Literacy taught in Schools

February 19, 2015 | By

An Academic, Social and Emotional Learning Act was introduced in the US last week, supporting teacher training in SEL (Social & Emotional Literacy). Apart from teaching kids to read and write in schools, they will develop an awareness of their thoughts and feelings while improving other skills, such as conflict resolution, problem-solving and responsible decision-making. […]

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Bully & Boo: Now available in Xhosa

January 26, 2015 | By

The Adventures of Bully & Boo, is now also available in Xhosa. Interactive comic strips, simulating various instances of bully behaviour, give Primary School learners and their teachers the opportunity to assess and choose between a variety of ways to behave under the circumstances. The modules have been designed to serve as a teaching aid […]

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