BULLYING

By: Alissa B.

Bullying is and unwanted , aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves real or perceived power imbalance.

What is a bully?

A bully is a person who purposely tries to hurt others by:

  • The bully may make them feel uncomfortable.
  • The bully may hurt them by kicking, hitting, pushing, tripping, etc.
  • The bully may start calling them names
  • The bully may start spreading nasty rumors.

The person that is being bullied feels like they cant do anything about it.

Ways people bully?

Bullying can happen in a variety of ways. These ways include:

  • Using verbal words (threatening, teasing).
  • Using physical force (pushing, hitting, slapping, tripping, ignoring, excluding).
  • Writing and passing notes that say negative things about someone.
  • Electronically through e-mail, text messaging, instant messaging, social media websites like Facebook and MySpace (cyber bullying).

How do we stop bullying?

  • We can engage parents and youth.
  • We assess bullying in your school.
  • We can create policies and rules.
  • We can build a safe environment.
  • We can educate student and teachers.

Videos

some bullying videos

life lesson story

stand up.... its time

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