Read a WITS Story

Read a WITS Story See that cool-looking guy on the right? That's WITSUP the Walrus, the first ever WITS Special Constable. He was given special powers to walk, talk, and wear human clothes in order to help kids deal with bullying at their school. The first step to becoming a WITS Special Constable is to [...]

Become a WITS Special Constable

Become a WITS Special Constable WITS Special Constables promise to use their WITS when dealing with teasing or bullying. They also help others use their WITS. See that guy on the right? That's WITSUP the Walrus. He is the original WITS Special Constable, sworn in by the King and Queen of the Sea. They gave [...]

Get your WITS Special Constable Badge

Get your WITS Special Constable Badge See the yellow badge WITSUP is wearing? Like the badges worn by police officers, this badge is very important. It is awarded only to WITS Special Constables and represents their commitment to use their WITS when dealing with teasing or bullying. Are you ready to make this commitment? If [...]

Seek Help

Seek Help Go to someone you trust for help, like a parent, teacher, police officer or older kid. If you don’t get the help you need, keep asking other people you trust until someone is able to help. Remember that telling is not tattling. If you're faced with bullying and you get help, you are [...]

Websites about Bullying for Kids

Websites about Bullying for Kids www.pacerkidsagainstbullying.org Games, contests, puzzles and facts to help you learn more about bullying, how to respond to it, and how to prevent it. www.antibullying.net Select different characters to learn about different bullying experiences and coping strategies. www.pacerteensagainstbullying.org Designed for teens to learn about ways to respond to conflicts and bullying [...]

What is cyberbullying?

What is cyberbullying? Cyberbullying, an electronic form of bullying, can include: Sending nasty or insulting messages over the internet or cell phones Sending or posting gossip, secrets or rumours Pretending to be someone else and sending negative messages or posting negative material Purposely excluding someone from an Internet group, chat room or friend list Cyberbullying [...]

Using your WITS to Stand up to Bullying

Using your WITS to Stand up to Bullying WITS teaches kids strategies that they can use to deal with teasing or bullying. Mouse over the letters below to find out what each one stands for or try clicking on them to learn more! Remember that telling is not tattling. If you're faced with bullying and [...]

Cyberbullying Links

Cyberbullying Links Cyberbullying 411 Cyberbullying 411 is site that provides resources for youth who have questions about or have been targeted by online harassment. Internet Safety by ConnectED Pick up tips about staying safe on the internet. Stop Cyberbulling Stop Cyberbullying clearly defines cyberbullying, how it works, and how to understand and deal with cyberbullies. [...]

Ignore

Ignore Don’t pay attention to what the person who is bothering you is saying or doing. Kids who tease or bully other kids are often just trying to get a reaction from them. Ignoring them means they won't get this reaction from you. Many times, just ignoring the person who is teasing or bullying you [...]

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions What are the WITS Programs? How much do the WITS Programs cost? How can I get the WITS Programs started in my school? What is the difference between WITS and WITS LEADS? How do you know the WITS Programs make a difference? What is the Swearing-In Ceremony? How do storybooks and novels [...]