Created by Jordyn
Different types of bullying
Cyberbullying is when someone bully's you through technology. People can create false accounts and use this to embarrass you online.
Verbal bullying is when someone or a group is calling you names, teasing abusive language and insults. The bully/s will use language to harass you.
Physical bullying is when you get hit, kicked, pushed around, pinching and tripping. Over 60,000 kids every year get admitted to emergency because of physical bullying.
The effects of bullying
Kids who bully might experience violence, wether thats in a fight or abusive language to others. The bully might think that this behavior is right and this amy lead to them behaving like this in the long term.
Bystanders might feel guilty of not helping that person or group who are getting bullied and may try to skip school because they feel that they will get bullied by that same person or group.
Strategies to cope with bullying
If its abusive bullying push the bully away from you then tell your teacher or parent/guardian.
The importance of speaking out about bullying
If you feel that you are being a bully
Also you can ask yourself some of these question
- Does people get upset with you a lot
- Do you spread rumours about others
- Do you notice that people don't ask for your advice
- Do you tease others
If you do most of these things then you might have to start thinking about how others feel. If you don't relate to most of these things then your fine.
This is a website I found with stories of young kids who have dealt with bullying. http://www.pacerkidsagainstbullying.org/kab/how-can-you-help/real-kids-speak-out/