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Building Kind Schools and Communities

Lunchtime- Reducing Peer Abuse

Lunchroom – Increasing kindness and respect:

  • Educate staff/personnel in cafeteria to spread out over entire area, mingling and watching interactions carefully.
  • Invite parent/community members to help supervise/mingle with students during lunch.
  • Have student volunteers watch for and sit with and befriend students who are sitting alone.

 

Additional information/suggestions

http://www.responsiveclassroom.org/article/more-peaceful-lunchtime – A More Peaceful Lunchtime

http://www.educationworld.com/a_admin/admin/admin493.shtml -Order in the Cafeteria: Tips for Improving Behavior and Supervision