Educational Trends: School Violence Prevention Amy Gillespie, Brandice Gore, Bethani Hincherick, Jeffery Massey MTE501 Jul...
School Violence & Countermeasure Trends <ul><ul><li>Epidemic levels in urban America </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unsafe com...
<ul><li>Lack of safety deeply impacts student learning by causing: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High drop out rates </li></ul></u...
Historical Aspect- Past Violence Issues/Solutions <ul><li>Past: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bullying /Gang Activity </li></ul></...
Impact on Schools :  School Violence Prevention <ul><ul><li>Community-wide effort  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Effective sc...
Trend Impact: Safe Passage <ul><ul><li>Monitoring of student transportation routes by community volunteers </li></ul></ul>...
Future of School Violence <ul><li>Violence will continue unless we focus on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>high expectations  </li...
“ Safe Haven, Safe Summer” program  <ul><ul><li>Faith-Based Initiative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partnership with City & ...
Arbitrate, Negotiate & Resolve <ul><ul><li>Increased community initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nonprofit partnershi...
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Educational Trend PPT Team Review Draft FINAL 4

  1. 1. Educational Trends: School Violence Prevention Amy Gillespie, Brandice Gore, Bethani Hincherick, Jeffery Massey MTE501 July 16, 2010 Instructor: Stephen Bond
  2. 2. School Violence & Countermeasure Trends <ul><ul><li>Epidemic levels in urban America </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unsafe communities have become a mainstay problem plaguing the basic need for all students and staff to operate in a safe learning environment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Holistic & comprehensive solution will prevail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It takes a village to raise a child </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Lack of safety deeply impacts student learning by causing: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High drop out rates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor grades </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low interest in activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drug abuse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Criminal activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dysfunctional family </li></ul></ul>Descriptive Factors Of School Violence
  4. 4. Historical Aspect- Past Violence Issues/Solutions <ul><li>Past: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bullying /Gang Activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Substance Abuse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School Shootings & Terrorism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Family Violence/Neglect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Networking Abuse & Intimidation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harassment/Hate Crimes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poverty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Systemic: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>poor facility conditions and educational materials </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Solutions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Safe Passage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Safe Haven </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zero-Tolerance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At-Risk Targeting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conflict Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Counseling Initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crises Intervention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentorship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>After school programs: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>-Sports </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>-Arts </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Impact on Schools : School Violence Prevention <ul><ul><li>Community-wide effort </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Effective schools = safe arenas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connect staff/parents to isolated/troubled children </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehensive violence prevention plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Combat child stigmatization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase federal funding options for anti-violence initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop wide-ranging urban & rural anti-violence policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Magnify community-school-faith based school safety coalitions </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Trend Impact: Safe Passage <ul><ul><li>Monitoring of student transportation routes by community volunteers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student & parent education of current safety issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designation of area & pathway hazardous sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Police & crossing guard response-monitoring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Posting violence hotspots </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Future of School Violence <ul><li>Violence will continue unless we focus on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>high expectations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>student responsibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>frequent feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>interactive teaching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>clear teacher explanations and modeling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mastery of academic content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>caring and demanding teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>strong parental involvement </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. “ Safe Haven, Safe Summer” program <ul><ul><li>Faith-Based Initiative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partnership with City & Churches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Athletic programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>500-1000 students involved </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentorship programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community directed Law enforcement response </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Service learning opportunity </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Arbitrate, Negotiate & Resolve <ul><ul><li>Increased community initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nonprofit partnerships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Federally funded grant proposals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interagency consortiums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased parent-teacher collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased home-rule & community council safety accountability </li></ul></ul>

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