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PACERTalks About Bullying - Season 2

We are thrilled to return for another season with more videos featuring interviews, stories, and informational content. New this season will be the feature “Ask Us” in which we will respond to questions from students around the world.

Watch - Ask Us: Why Me? - Episode 26

Ask Us: Why Me? - Episode 26

For this week's episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, we are thrilled to bring another installment of Ask Us, where we answer questions from students across the country about all things bullying. This week's question from Rachel, a high school student, focuses on the way students may feel when they experience bullying. We'll see you right back here next week for another episode!

  • Date Posted: 3/28/2019
  • Duration: 3:34 min
Watch - Teens Talk About Advocacy - Episode 25

Teens Talk About Advocacy - Episode 25

On this week's episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, we talked with high school students about all things advocacy. They shared their opinions on why it's important to advocate for yourself, as well as advocating for your peers who might be experiencing bullying.

  • Date Posted: 3/20/2019
  • Duration: 4:52 min
Watch - Ask Us: Kindness - Episode 24

Ask Us: Kindness - Episode 24

On this week's episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, we are excited to launch another Ask Us feature, where we answer questions from K-12th grade students about bullying. This week’s question comes from Zoey, an elementary school student, who wants to know more about how to be kind. If you’re a student and want the chance to be featured in this series, email your question (written or in a video) to [email protected]

  • Date Posted: 3/13/2019
  • Duration: 4:04 min
Watch - Questions Answered - Teen Edition - Episode 23

Questions Answered - Teen Edition - Episode 23

On this week’s episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, we are excited to bring a new edition of Questions Answered, featuring high schools students. Today we have teen’s answering some of PACER’s most frequently asked questions including “What’s the difference between bullying and conflict?” and “How does peer pressure impact bullying behavior?” If you want to read all of our responses to our Questions Answered, visit pacer.org/bullying/resources/info-facts.asp.

  • Date Posted: 3/6/2019
  • Duration: 3:16 min
Watch - I Care Because - Being Yourself - Episode 22

I Care Because - Being Yourself - Episode 22

The “I Care Because” section of our website features statements from individuals around the world, sharing why they care about bullying prevention. In this week’s episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, we had teens read and respond to one of these statements about uniqueness and being yourself, sharing their advice.

  • Date Posted: 2/27/2019
  • Duration: 3:30 min
Watch - Ask Us: Telling An Adult - Episode 21

Ask Us: Telling An Adult - Episode 21

In this week's episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, we are excited to launch another Ask Us feature, where we answer questions from K-12th grade students about bullying. This week’s question comes from Dawn, a high school student, who wants to know what to do if you feel like you can't tell your parents about bullying. If you’re a student and want the chance to be featured in this series, email your question (written or in a video) to [email protected]

  • Date Posted: 2/13/2019
  • Duration: 3:39 min
Watch - Ask Us: What Motivates Someone to Bully? - Episode 20

Ask Us: What Motivates Someone to Bully? - Episode 20

We are so excited to launch Ask Us, a new feature in our PACERTalks About Bullying series. In these videos, we’ll answer questions from K-12th grade students about bullying. This week’s question comes from Chloe, a high school student, who wants to know what motivates students to bully. If you’re a student and want the chance to be featured in this series, email your question (written or in a video) to [email protected]

  • Date Posted: 1/30/2019
  • Duration: 3:07 min
Watch - Resources for Your School or Community - Episode 19

Resources for Your School or Community - Episode 19

Bullying isn’t just a one-time conversation; it’s important to keep these discussions going all year long. For this week’s episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, we’re sharing bullying prevention resources that you can use in your school or community this semester. We’ll see you right back here next week when we launch our newest feature, Ask Us!

  • Date Posted: 1/23/2019
  • Duration: 5:57 min
Watch - Teens Respond to

Teens Respond to "I Care Because" Statement: Cyberbullying - Episode 18

The “I Care Because” section of our website features statements from individuals around the world, sharing why they care about bullying prevention. In this week’s episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, we had teens read and respond to one of these statements about cyberbullying, sharing their insight and advice. See you next week for another episode!

  • Date Posted: 1/16/2019
  • Duration: 3:47 min
Watch - What Kids Want Parents to Know About Cyberullying - Episode 17

What Kids Want Parents to Know About Cyberullying - Episode 17

On this week’s episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, we had the chance to speak with middle school students about their experiences on the internet. They provided insight into how online interactions can sour, as well as what they want their parents to know about cyberbullying. We’ll see you back here next week for another episode!

  • Date Posted: 1/9/2019
  • Duration: 3:39 min
Watch - A Look Back at 2018 - Episode 16

A Look Back at 2018 - Episode 16

Happy 2019! In this week’s episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, we wanted to recap a few exciting highlights from 2018, as well as share a few things to expect in this new year. Join us right back here next week for another episode and let’s continue uniting for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion in 2019!

  • Date Posted: 1/2/2019
  • Duration: 4:16 min
Watch - When Your Child Experiences Bullying: Part 2 - Episode 15

When Your Child Experiences Bullying: Part 2 - Episode 15

This week on PACERTalks About Bullying, we are thrilled to be releasing part two on what to do if your child experiences bullying. Last week, in part one, we shared steps on how to support your child. Today, we are sharing tips for working with the school to help ensure your child is safe and supported. Stay tuned next week for a new episode!

  • Date Posted: 12/26/2018
  • Duration: 6:17 min
Watch - When Your Child Experiences Bullying: Part 1 - Episode 14

When Your Child Experiences Bullying: Part 1 - Episode 14

This week on PACERTalks About Bullying, we are excited to be sharing the first of two videos on what to do if your child experiences bullying. When you discover that your child is being bullied, there are two equally important and parallel steps: (1) supporting your child and (2) working with the school. In this video, we are sharing ideas to be supportive and develop an action plan with your child. Stay tuned next week for the second video outlining ways to work with your child’s school.

  • Date Posted: 12/19/2018
  • Duration: 4:56 min
Watch - Ideas for Addressing Cyberbullying - Episode 13

Ideas for Addressing Cyberbullying - Episode 13

Just as the use of technology has evolved, so has the ability to bully. Bullying, once restricted to the school or neighborhood, has now moved into the online. Just as students deserve to be safe at school and in their community, they also deserve to be safe online. In this week’s episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, we are sharing tips for teens on how to prevent cyberbullying, what to do if you experience it, and what to do if you see it happening online. See you back here next week!

  • Date Posted: 12/5/2018
  • Duration: 4:27 min
Watch - Using the IEP or 504 Plan to Help Address Bullying - Episode 12

Using the IEP or 504 Plan to Help Address Bullying - Episode 12

Did you know that an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or Section 504 plan can be a helpful tools when creating a bullying prevention plan for students with disabilities? In this week’s episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, Rose Quintero, a PACER parent advocate, shares information about how to use an IEP or 504 plan to identify strategies to stop and prevent bullying. We’ll see you back here next week for a new episode!

  • Date Posted: 11/28/2018
  • Duration: 6:48 min
Watch - Bullying and Its Impact - Episode 11

Bullying and Its Impact - Episode 11

Do you remember hearing “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”? Research has shown that this old saying simply isn’t true. Words can hurt, and bullying can leave a lasting impact. On this week’s episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, we talked with middle school students all about bullying and its impact, they had some amazing insight to share. Make sure to join back next week for a new episode!

  • Date Posted: 11/21/2018
  • Duration: 4:30 min
Watch - Bullying and Mental Health - Episode 10

Bullying and Mental Health - Episode 10

Bullying impacts more than just a student’s education, it can also affect their emotional health and well-being. In this week’s episode, we are thrilled to share an interview with Dr. Barry Garfinkel, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, who talks about the impact of bullying, signs children may demonstrate, and tips for parents on supporting their child. A special thanks to Dr. Garfinkel for being a part of this series and sharing this important information! Check back next Wednesday for another episode.

  • Date Posted: 11/14/2018
  • Duration: 7:34 min
Watch - Meet Gabe and Jade - Episode 9

Meet Gabe and Jade - Episode 9

In this week’s episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, we are excited to introduce you to Jade and Gabe, two cousins from Minnesota, who were personally impacted by bullying, and wanted to do something that would help prevent bullying for all students. In 2012, with the help from their family and community, they turned their passion into an annual fundraising event called “Spook City in the Woods,” which is designed to show that if you think the trail is scary, think how it feels to be bullied. Watch this episode to learn more about this amazing event, special thanks to Gabe and Jade for the incredible impact they have made!

  • Date Posted: 11/7/2018
  • Duration: 6:52 min
Watch - Meet Carmen - Episode 8

Meet Carmen - Episode 8

We are thrilled to have a very special guest on this week’s episode of PACERTalks About Bullying. Check out this awesome interview with Carmen, a puppet in PACER’s Kids Against Bullying puppet show. See you next Wednesday for our next video.

  • Date Posted: 10/31/2018
  • Duration: 3:45 min
Watch - Why I'm Wearing Orange - Episode 6

Why I'm Wearing Orange - Episode 6

Unity Day is right around the corner on October 24th. The call to action is simple: wear and share the color orange! For this week's episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, we asked PACER staff to share why they will be wearing orange for Unity Day. Share your reason with us below!

  • Date Posted: 10/10/2018
  • Duration: 1:55 min
Watch - 5 Ways to Celebrate NBPM - Episode 5

5 Ways to Celebrate NBPM - Episode 5

The start of October means it’s the beginning of National Bullying Prevention Month! Initiated by PACER 12 years ago, this is a great time for schools, organizations and individuals to raise awareness about bullying and the role we all play in making a difference. In today’s episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, we’ll share 5 ideas on how to celebrate National Bullying Prevention Month in your community. Join us right back here next week for another episode!

  • Date Posted: 10/3/2018
  • Duration: 4:35 min
Watch - Project Rockit - Episode 4

Project Rockit - Episode 4

To wrap up September, we are beyond excited to share an international perspective on PACERTalks About Bullying. In this week’s episode we had an interview with staff from Project Rockit, an Australian organization that focuses on youth-drive movements against bullying. This video shows that bullying prevention is an international issue and that together, we can help create a world with bullying. We’ll see you back here next week as we kick off the start of National Bullying Prevention Month!

  • Date Posted: 9/26/2018
  • Duration: 8:35 min
Watch - Meet Jake Ross - Episode 3

Meet Jake Ross - Episode 3

We are thrilled to have an exciting interview for this week’s episode of PACERTalks About Bullying. Today, we’ll hear from Jake Ross, a student advocate for bullying prevention. He’ll share more about his journey in getting involved with this important issue and why student voice is so important. Make sure to check back next week as we share another exciting interview with a new perspective!

  • Date Posted: 9/19/2018
  • Duration: 6:08 min
Watch - Event Kit Unboxing - Episode 2

Event Kit Unboxing - Episode 2

As back to school season kicks off, this is a great time to hold an event in your school or community. In this episode, we wanted to share a new event kit, Create A World Without Bullying. This is the perfect tool to hold an awareness event about the role we all play in bullying prevention. Learn more about the event kit at PACER.org/Bullying. Join us right back here next Wednesday!

  • Date Posted: 9/12/2018
  • Duration: 6:39 min
Watch - Welcome Back - Episode 1

Welcome Back - Episode 1

Welcome to Season 2 of PACERTalks About Bullying, our weekly video series all about bullying prevention – including informational content, interviews, and more! To kick off this season, we wanted to catch you up on what we’ve been up to since we’ve been gone, as well as what to expect in Season 2. See you back here next Wednesday!

  • Date Posted: 9/5/2018
  • Duration: 2:31 min