BULLYING

HOW WOULD THIS MAKE YOU FEEL?

WHY DO SOME KIDS BECOME BULLIES?

  1. lack of love from parents

  2. lack of limits the child has

  3. lack of supervision

  4. harsh and physical discipline

  5. parents being bullies

  6. victims of older or younger siblings


WHY DO SOME KIDS GET PICKED ON?

  1. different

  2. alone

  3. unpopular

  4. powerless


HOW CAN YOU TELL WHO IS A BULLY?

  1. physical fighting

  2. friends are bullies

  3. aggressive

  4. goes to the principals office of detention often

  5. unexplained money and belongings

  6. blame others for their problems

  7. don’t take responsibility for their own actions

  8. competitive and worry about their reputation and popularity


THREE THINGS A PERSON CAN DO TO STOP BULLIES

  1. Treat everyone with respect
  2. Stand up for others
  3. Get involved

WHAT IS GOOD ABOUT A PERSON STOPPING BULLIES?

  1. Treat everyone with respect - you can always find someone to talk to or something to do
  2. Stand up for others - helping someone by saving them from more hurt than what they have already gotten
  3. Get involved - you can get other people interested in helping you help others out

WHAT IS A DRAWBACK ABOUT A PERSON STOPPING BULLIES?

  1. Treat other with respect - you could end up hurting yourself over something you are keeping your anger in about
  2. Stand up for others - you yourself could also be hurting yourself because you cannot handle the bully
  3. Get involved - some people might not care and ignore everything that you say


TEACHERS TAKING PART

  1. bring the situation to the parents
  2. have a talk
  3. punish the bully/bullies


PARENTS TAKING PART

  1. bring the situation to the teachers and principal or bring it to his/her parents
  2. if brought to the teachers or principal, request that there will be no further contact or seeing of one another
  3. if brought to the parents, request that the child be monitored and punished


PARENTS MONITORING THEIR CHILDREN

  1. monitor what your child does on the internet
  2. make sure that your child isn't being cyber-bullied
  3. make sure you know what your child is doing at all times