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Stop Bullying!


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October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and schools around the country are helping kids confront the issue and find solutions. Here are some sites with great ideas:
STOMP Out Bullying
Kids Against Bullying (National Bullying Prevention Center)
Stop Bullying (U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services)
Cyberbullying Resource Center
Peace Helpers Become Classroom Problem Solvers (video from P.S. 24 in Brooklyn)
The Bully Project (activities based on the film Bully)

Dogs + Goggles = Doggles!

Crazy Eyes

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Five funny glasses
Super spy specs

Forts of Fun

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Build a cardboard fort
Fortress of…newspaper?

Homey Hideaways

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Seek these hideouts

Goggles Are Cool!

Goggles became essential gear for feats associated with speed.

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Racing enthusiasts, 1915
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Amelia Earhart, pioneer aviator, 1930s
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Tuskegee Airmen, U.S. fighter pilots, 1940s

Goggles became essential gear for feats associated with speed.

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Steve McQueen, 1960s movie star and motorcycle racer
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Lindsey Vonn, World Cup ski racer
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Michael Phelps, Olympic champion

 

 

Yet goggles are also an international symbol of safety, required in factories, labs and danger zones.

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Goggles for safety signage…
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For surgery…
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And for industry

Fun Fact

Goggles! introduces Archie, Peter’s best friend who takes center stage in Hi, Cat! and Pet Show! Ezra once said that of all his characters, Archie was his favorite. Quiet but ingenious, Archie was based on Ezra’s best friend, Martin Pope.