Bullying Impacts A Lot Of People!
What is bullying/bullying types and how does it affect people?
What is bullying?
Why do students bully others?
1. They have strong needs for power and negative dominance.
2. They find satisfaction while causing injury and suffering to other students.
3. They are often rewarded in some way with their behavior.
Bullying is not teasing!
Impacts of bullying
Students who observe bullying: fearful, don't act and feel guilty for not acting, tempted to participate.
Students who bully others: get into frequent fights, steal/ vandalize property, drink/ smoke, poor grades, negative climate at school, carry a weapon.
Schools with bullying issues: environment becomes full of fear and disrespect, its difficult for students to learn, students feel insecure, students dislike school, students think the teachers and staff have little control and don't care.
Types of bullying
Physical bullying: includes hitting, kicking, pinching, pushing, tripping, or damaging property.
Verbal bullying: name calling, insults, teasing, intimidation, homophobic or racial comments, verbal abuse.
Covert bullying: Lying, spreading rumors, negative facial or physical gestures, playing nasty jokes to embarrass and humiliate, mimicking unkindly, encouraging someone to socially exclude others, damaging someones social reputation and social acceptance.
Cyber bullying: bullying behaviors over the internet.
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