GLSEN and the No Name-Calling Week Coalition have finalized the dates for the fourth annual No Name-Calling Week celebration!
No Name-Calling Week 2007 will take place during the week of January 22-26, 2007. Hundreds of schools from across the country will participate by engaging in educational activities aimed at ending name-calling and verbal bullying of all kinds.
Although schools are encouraged to take part during the third week in January, educators should feel free to incorporate the No Name-Calling Week curriculum, principles, and resources at any time throughout the school year.
To access information about how you can implement a variety of No Name-Calling Week events in your school or local community, including lesson plans, activity ideas, and a bibliography of resources, please visit the Resources section of the No Name-Calling Week website, at www.nonamecallingweek.org.
To read what some participants of No Name-Calling Week 2006 had to say about the success of their efforts to put an end to name-calling and bullying in their own school communities, visit the News section of the website.
And finally, to learn more about the history of the No Name-Calling Week project, and to get answers to many Frequently Asked Questions about No Name-Calling Week, check out the About section of the site.
About No Name-Calling Week
Coordinated by GLSEN in collaboration with over 40 national education organizational partners, No Name-Calling Week is an annual week of educational activities aimed at ending name-calling of all kinds and providing schools with the tools and inspiration to launch an on-going dialogue about ways to eliminate bullying in their communities. For more information about No Name-Calling Week sponsors, a list of events planned, or the No Name-Calling Week resource kit for educators, please continue to visit www.nonamecallingweek.org.