Learn to build students' self confidence, strengthen the classroom community, and bully-proof your classrooms! In a practical, step-by-step way, McMullen shows you how to help students discuss, plan, and practice social skills so they can react strategically in any bullying situation. Through class meetings, role playing, and hands-on activities, students develop a personal set of strategies for dealing with bullies. They also learn how to be self-reliant, supportive members of their class community and resolve conflicts with their peers. Includes a recommended bibliography of engaging, read-aloud books that reinforce key concepts about bullying and support reading goals.