• Big Changes Big Choices:

    for grades 5-9

    Featuring Michael Pritchard

    This program emphasizes that everyone is entitled to respect regardless of appearance, race, national origin, disability, social status, etc. It attempts to sensitize kids to the feelings of others, and develop in them a value for treating people respectfully. Also, since conformity is such a powerful force in early adolescence, this show encourages kids not to reject people who are different from them, but to appreciate and embrace diversity and multiculturalism.Read more
  • Coming Out : What Every Teen (Gay and Straight) Needs to Know

    For Grades 7-College

    DVD with Teacher's Resource Book and Student Handout

    "Coming out", or announcing one's sexual orientation and identity as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), can be an uncomfortable process for everyone - faculty, straight students and of course for the LGBT students themselves. This sensitive, informative video offers revealing portraits of real LGBT kids who have come out in schools across the country, as well as their straight allies and their teachers who have dealt with this issue.Read more
  • Groark Learns about BULLYING (dvd)

    for grades K-5

    With the Popcorn Park Puppets

    From the 5 volume series Popcorn Park: GETTING ALONG with GROARK (dvd)Groark is playing with his friends when Burna and Muggsy start teasing and picking on Nubbs by stealing his hat. As the situation escalates Groark gets drawn in, and, before he realizes it, Groark is picking on his best friend. When Nubbs calls Groark a bully, Groark doesn't understand what happened until he learns from a group of real children how he and the others were being bullies, and how hurtful that was to Nubbs. Groark returns to the playground, convinces Burna and Muggsy that they have been cruel and unfair, and together they apologize to Nubbs.Read more
  • Popcorn Park
    The Six Pillars of Character: RESPECT (dvd)

    for grades K-5

    Closed Captioned

    Produced in association with CHARACTER COUNTS!

    Burna discovers that name-calling, teasing, and put-downs are not good natured fun. When her friends ostracize her for treating them disrespectfully and for bullying a new kid on the playground, Burna learns that the way to have good friendships is to treat people the way you would like them to treat you - with respect.Read more
  • Rumors, Gossip, and Teasing: It Hurts (dvd)

    For grades 3-6

    Rumors, Gossip, Taunting,Teasing, and Bullying are all forms of harassment. They are all intended to make someone feel bad. This video dvd presents some healthy ways of dealing with these things.Read more
  • The Character Chronicles: THE RESPECT CONNECTION (dvd)

    for grades 4-8

    Produced in association with CHARACTER COUNTS!

    From the 6 volume series THE CHARACTER CHRONICLES (dvd)Our video blogger covers the subject of Respect in a combination of a video essay about respect in our daily lives, a documentary about a group of teens in Georgia who learn about respecting our planet, and a flash animation dialogue between our blogger host and a mighty disappointed Mother Earth. The program opens with a dramatic skit about a middle school student who can't get respect from his classmates and the sorrowful impact that has on him. The sum total of these elements reinforces the importance of respect in everything we do and in all the choices we make.Read more
  • Bully Bystanders: You Can Make a Difference

    For grades 7-College

    DVD with Teaching Guide

    Most teens donít like to see their peers bullied but are not sure whether or how to respond. This video offers the empowering message that the most effective way to deal with bullying is through the efforts of those who witness it.Read more
  • Cliques: Where Do You Fit In?

    for Grades 5 -9

    Video with Teacher's Resource Book and Student Handouts

    Explains the nature of cliques, why they develop, how clique leadership controls members, how at best cliques help establish group identity, and how at worst they can be destructive. Demonstrates that friendships with a wide range of students are both enriching and necessary for a fully developed personality and life experience; and that by building awareness and tolerance students can avoid the down side of cliques.Read more