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2 Millions of kids get bullied each year, and YOU can stop it.

3 Characters Narrator: Ethan Larson Counselor/Mediator: David Declark Bully: Will Eriksen Victim: Ned Slavin Camera Man: Ethan Larson

4 Problem Facts  Nearly 90 % of children reported being bullied  59% of children said they bullied other students  an estimated 1 in 5 students is bullied or is a bully  Victims of physical bullying can face depression, anxiety, problems concentrating, school failure, school avoidance  Violence in movies, TV shows, and video games can cause fear of becoming a victim, a stronger appetite for violence, etc.  Bullying can involve hitting, teasing and taunting, and name calling

5 Problem Facts  Some kids who get bullied consider suicide- sometimes, bullying can last a lifetime!  Physical bullying can lead to depression  A bully can be bigger, older, stronger, more popular, or have a group of friends backing him/her up  Bullying usually happens again and again  The bully is often times stronger, bigger, or has more power over the bully

6 Data in Charts/Graphs

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8 Solution Facts  Ignoring the bully or pretending it doesn’t exist can work  You can also tell a parent or teacher, and they can contact law enforcement if needed  Don’t retaliate, it can escalate the harassment  Keep your cool  Stop others from being bullied  Form an anti bullying squad or something of the sort  Violence isn’t the answer, it will only make it worse  Strengthen your circle of friends-try not to be alone  Humor is a way to disarm a bully

9 Solution Facts  Bullies are looking for a reaction, so if you don’t give them a reaction, the bullying might stop  If you feel safe, talk to the bully, let him no it’s not cool, then the bully might stop  When you talk to someone about a bully, you’ll feel more powerful, and more in control

10 Quotes  “Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke,” Benjamin Disraeli  “Everyone who wants to do good to the human race always ends in universal bullying,” Aldous Huxley  “Gay kids need to stop killing themselves because they are made to feel worthless by cruel and relentless bullying,” Zachary Quinto

11 Citations  "Bullying." Bullying MedlinePlus. N.p., 6 Feb Web. 5 Mar  Bullying quotes - Brainy quote. BookRags Media Network, n.d. Web. 5 Mar  Everett, Alison Delsite. "Bullied to Death." Boy's Life: n. pag. MEL-Michigan Electronic Library. Web. 8 Mar  In 2005, nearly 1 in every 11 teens reported being physically assaulted. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 Mar  Kowalski, Kathiann. "Violence Hits Hard." SIRS Discoverer. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Mar

12 Citations  "No more bullying: what can you do to help stop it?" Weekly Reader, Edition 2: n. pag. MEL-Michigan Electronic Library. Web. 9 Mar  Preidt, Robert. "Depressed Kids May Be Targets for Bullying." MedlinePlus. N.p., 8 Feb Web. 5 Mar  Saslo, Tami. KIDSNEWSROOM.COM. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Mar  "Should You Worry About School Violence?" KNIGHT-RIDDER NEWSPAPERS: n. pag. MEL-Michigan Electronic Library. Web. 9 Mar  "What Makes a Bully Tick?" Science World: n. pag. MEL-Michigan Electronic Library. Web. 8 Mar  "Meet the New Sheriff." Junior Scholastic 19 Mar. 2012: 6-8. Print.

13 Citations  Wiseman, Rosalind. "An Expert's Advice For Teachers Putting The Brakes On Bullying: How can teachers of young teens help curb bullying and create a classroom culture of respect, safety, and dignity? Rosalind Wiseman, an author and educator who helps teachers, parents, and te." Jounior Schoolastic 22 Nov. 2010: n. pag. MEL-Michigan Electronic Library. Web. 7 Mar  Tanner, Lindsey. "Obese Kids More Likely to Be Bullied." THE ASSOCIATED PRESS: n. pag. MEL-Michigan Electronic Library. Web. 10 Mar  "Attack of the Cyber Bullies." SIRS Discover. Mel, 22 Oct Web. 9 Mar  Fanning, Karen. "Cyberspace Bullies." Junior Scholastic 9 Nov. 2009: 6+. SIRS Discovery. Web. 9 Mar  Guillain, Charlotte. Coping with Bullying. Norht Mankato: Capstone Global Library, Print.

14 Citations  Goddard, Connie. "Cyber World Bullying." Education Digest 1 Mar. 2008: 7. eLibrary. Web. 9 Mar  Hamilton, Jill, Christian Nasso, and Elizabeth Des Chenes. Electronic Devices in Schools. Farmington Hills: Greenhaven Press, Print.  Harding, Kate. "Social Networking Cannot Be Blame For Bullying." Greenhaven Press 23 Dec. 2009: n. pag. Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 8 Mar  Lusted, Marcia Amidan. "Cyber Bullying." Faces: People, Places, and Cultures Nov. 2010: n. pag. InfoTrac Junior Edition. Web. 7 Mar

15 Citations  Lau, Debra Whelan. "The Bully in the Backpack." eLibrary. Mel, 1 Oct Web. 9 Mar  Meech, Scott. "Cyber-Bullying Is Worse Than Physical Bullying." Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Gale, 1 May Web. 7 Mar  Merki, Mary Bronson, Michael J. Cleary, and Betty M. Hubbard. Teen Health-Course 3. N.p.: Glencoe-McGraw, Print.  Wilmore, Kathy. "Cyberbullying." SIRS Discoverer. Junior Scholstic, 22 Nov Web. 8 Mar

16 Citations  Reinberg, Steven. "Cyberbullies and Victims Have Mental and Emotional Health Problems." Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Mel, 6 July Web. 8 Mar  Robey, Nicole, and Ted Feinberg. "CYBERBULLYING." The Education Digest 1 Mar. 2009: n. pag. eLibrary. Web. 9 Mar


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