October is National Bullying Prevention Month: 3 Podcasts on Bullying
October is National Bullying Prevention Month and The Imagine Neighborhood, the award-winning podcast that helps children and grown ups develop their social emotional skills, has three episodes all about bullying.
In ‘Macho Is Cyberbullied‘, everyone is having a good time playing BrineBlox, a new video game. When a character begins blowing up other players’ creations and leaving mean comments, Scotty reminds Macho Supreme and his Imagine Neighborhood friends that meanness can’t be solved by more meanness, it’s important to be kind and be a good friend!
In the episode, “Anyone Can Play,” Macho Supreme and Count Vacula are reenacting their favorite movie, Nebula Trek. When Macho excludes Count Vacula from playing, Scotty explains that excluding people makes the game less fun, the story less interesting, and people’s feelings are hurt!
TIN podcast is the perfect source for children AND their grownups! For a special episode, ‘Talking to Kids About Cyberbullying’, Dr. Kelly Mendoza from Common Sense Media sits down with TIN host Scotty Iseri to discuss cyberbullying and how easy it is to be anonymous online. Learn more about resources and tools grown-ups can use to help keep their kids safe and kind online by tuning into the episode at imagineneighborhood.org.