Understanding the School Bus Bullies
and how to prevent their recurrence
Like almost everyone, I was horrified by the video of a school bus monitor in NY enduring 10 plus minutes of harassment. However, unlike everyone else, I was actually watching it with a technical eye. You see, I am the author of a book called The Bully Vaccine, which takes an operant conditioning approach to ending bullying. The contents of the video show two things. One, what not to do when bullied. And two, school districts need to do a much better job of training their employees on how to handle problems.
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Humanistic Parenting Survey Results
I posted this survey to get a better idea of what Humanist and Humanistic oriented parents are interested in. This was not a scientific survey, it was just a way to get more information that might be of use to those of us who are Humanist parents or who are interested in helping Humanist and Humanistic parents, as I am, raise their kids.
There were 70 respondents. 95% of which are parents. There were a couple of grandparents who responded and two who were not yet parents. 75% of the parents are raising kids younger than 5 yrs of age. 12% have kids 6 – 9 and another 13% have kids 10 to adult, which leads me to think that the parents who are looking for help are the parents with the youngest kids. Again, not a scientific poll, so it’s just a guess.
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