Developmental Assets for Adolescents
I chose the adolescent age level because this will be the last level of teaching a child will have before they are considered adults and in college. What the child has learned to this point, I feel, can make or break their future. I thought these developmental assets were very good and powerful issues that we have all come across in one point in our lives.
School Boundaries-School provides clear rules and consequences.
POLICY 5.9: ANTI BULLYING
THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, IS COMMITTED TO
PROTECTING ITS STUDENTS, EMPLOYEES, AND APPLICANTS FOR ADMISSION
FROM BULLYING, HARASSMENT, OR DISCRIMINATION FOR ANY REASON AND OF
ANY TYPE. THE SCHOOL BOARD BELIEVES THAT ALL STUDENTS AND
EMPLOYEES ARE ENTITLED TO A SAFE, EQUITABLE, AND HARASSMENT-FREE
SCHOOL EXPERIENCE. BULLYING, HARASSMENT, OR DISCRIMINATION WILL
NOT BE TOLERATED AND SHALL BE JUST CAUSE FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION.
THIS POLICY SHALL BE INTERPRETED AND APPLIED CONSISTENTLY WITH ALL
APPLICABLE STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS AND THE BOARD'S COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS. CONDUCT THAT CONSTITUTES BULLYING,
HARASSMENT OR DISCRIMINATION, AS DEFINED HEREIN, IS PROHIBITED. POLICY
4001.1, NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT POLICY, ADDRESSES REQUIREMENTS
FOR DISCRIMINATION AGAINST DEFINED FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL
PROTECTED CATEGORIES OF PERSONS. IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT A BASIC UNIVERSAL PREVENTION CURRICULUM BE IN PLACE SO THAT EVERY SCHOOL WILL RECEIVE A FOUNDATION OF PREVENTION UPON WHICH TO BUILD A CULTURE OF HEALTH, WELLNESS, SAFETY, RESPECT
This is just one school district in Florida. Around the United States, more and more school districts are adopting policies similar to this. By setting examples and enforcing the rules, students should be able to have a safe, healthy learning environment to learn and grow in.
More focus will go to the student, from the teacher, who is teaching the lessons. The teacher...