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Beyond Bullying Conference in N. Tahoe

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Debbie and Jason attended the Beyond Bullying Conference in North Tahoe, through the California League of Middle Schools. They led a session about their research and development of the Adina’s Deck series. It was a wonderful day and gorgeous location. There was snow everywhere and a wonderful turn out. Thanks to all who attended, it was a pleasure getting to know you!

Online Store is WORKING Again!

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Hi All! We are so sorry for the inconvenience– we have our online store up and working again!
If you have tried to order online and haven’t been able to get through please email us and we will give you 10% through the end of March, 2010. Please accept our sincerest apologies, we really appreciate your support of Adina’s Deck!

Happy Presidents Day

Sunday, February 20th, 2011

We are so grateful to all of the presidents who have served our country. Wishing everyone a happy holiday!

We’re back!

Monday, February 7th, 2011

The Adina’s Deck website is back! We apologize for the inconvenience this caused. There will be new changes to the website, so stay tuned! 🙂

Happy New Years

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Wishing everyone a happy, safe and successful 2011!

Cyber Bullying Assessment

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

We are happy to publish the assessment results for Adina’s Deck online. Substantial and significant improvements were shown from watching Adina’s Deck (in addition to the fact that children enjoy watching it!)

Download the overview of the cyber bullying assessement PDF here.

Please contact us for the full, original data package.

Cyber Bullying News Review

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Thank you for the wonderful review from Jenny Walker at www.CyberBullyingNews.com

Here is an excerpt from her review of our website. You can read the entire article here.

  1. The Presentation and Message is On-Target for Young People: The DVDs are obviously very high quality and visually appealing to young people. We can imagine that young people would engage well with this medium and would not “switch off” out of boredom or the feeling that this is adults trying to tell us something and they really don’t get it yawn! Adina’s Deck does appear to “get it” and knows how to draw in young people with a presentation and message that is relevant and meaningful.
  2. Peer-to-Peer Teaching: We especially appreciate the peer-to-peer teaching approach of these DVDs. This is not about adults telling youth what to do (which we know does not work well), but about young people (with the help of adults) helping each other to learn (which we know does work well).
  3. Levels of Intervention: We like the fact that the DVDs can be used either individually or as a series; by parents, teachers, and/or schools/organizations. We know that the most effective approach to online safety and digital citizenship is to integrate prevention efforts throughout the entire school and curriculum (and involve the larger community) rather than approach it in a more piecemeal, ad hoc manner. While the DVDs can be a stand-alone resource, they also allow for a more holistic, integrated approach. We can imagine that these would be a great kick start to initiate such an approach.
  4. Great Resources: Adina’s Deck provides links to some other valuable resources, such as Connect Safely; Critical Issues for Girls (coming soon to their website; in the meantime, check out our blog on Alison Trachtman-Hill); and Shaping Youth.

New Amazon.com store!

Monday, September 6th, 2010

You can now order Adina’s Deck through the Amazon.com store! We are offering 10% off at the store from now through October 4th. You can also email us for the “Amazon discount” and order through our normal store as well.

Cyber Bullying Lesson Plans

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

Adina’s Deck offers lesson plans on how to use cyber bullying in the classroom. Teachers, you can use the lesson plans with the films. They include activity ideas and cyber bullying programs.

Callbacks Update

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

Many of you asked about Callbacks. We have already made calls for today. Between 1-2 out of every 10 people who auditioned were invited back this morning.

However…

We have already cast

some people that we didn’t call back.

So, everyone will be hearing from us by the end of this week. If you auditioned, we promise Megan will be contacting you.

Thank you again to everyone who auditioned & also the parents who drove and took time out of their weekend!!

The Cast

Adina - Amelia Varni
Adina
Amelia Varni
Clara - Ciera Trussell
Clara
Ciera Trussell
Skye - Kelcie Stranahan
Skye
Kelcie Stranahan
Melody - Stephanie Cameron
Melody
Stephanie Cameron
Michael - Sam Ison
Michael
Sam Ison
Winner Seals