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Bullying. Dynamic Warm-up When you walk in please pick up your folders. Take out your objective worksheet and copy down objective. Objective: – Students.

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1 Bullying

2 Dynamic Warm-up When you walk in please pick up your folders. Take out your objective worksheet and copy down objective. Objective: – Students will be able to identify all types of bullying, and how to respond to bullying as an individual and a bystander. Watch video and be able to explain the reason people were bullied and how they felt.

3 Explosive Movement Objective: – Students will be able to identify all types of bullying, and how to respond to bullying as an individual and a bystander.

4 Over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year. 1 in 4 teachers see nothing wrong with bullying and will only intervene 4 percent of the time. Approximately 160,000 teens skip school every day because of bullying. 1 in 7 students in grades K-12 is either a bully or a victim of bullying. 56 percent of students have personally witnessed some type of bullying at school. Over two-thirds of students believe that schools respond poorly to bullying, with a high percentage of students believing that adult help is infrequent and ineffective. 71 percent of students report incidents of bullying as a problem at their school. 90 percent of 4th through 8th graders report being victims of bullying. 1 out 10 students drop out of school because of repeated bullying. Harassment and bullying have been linked to 75 percent of school-shooting incidents. Physical bullying increases in elementary school, peaks in middle school and declines in high school. Verbal abuse, on the other hand, remains constant.

5 Bullying When a stronger, more powerful person hurts or frightens a smaller or weaker person on purpose and repeatedly. Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Both kids who are bullied and who bully others may have serious lasting problems.

6 Bullying Continued In order to be considered bullying, the behavior must be aggressive and include: An Imbalance of Power: Kids who bully use their power— such as physical strength, access to embarrassing information, or popularity—to control or harm others. Power imbalances can change over time and in different situations, even if they involve the same people. Repetition: Bullying behaviors happen more than once or have the potential to happen more than once. Bullying includes actions such as making threats, spreading rumors, attacking someone physically or verbally, and excluding someone from a group on purpose.

7 Types of Bullying There are four types of bullying: 1.Verbal bullying: is saying or writing mean things. Verbal bullying includes: – Teasing – Name-calling – Inappropriate sexual comments – Taunting – Threatening to cause harm

8 Emotional Bullying Emotional bullying: behavioral actions designed to harm a child’s reputation or cause humiliation. Emotional Bullying includes: – giving dirty looks – Excluding people – Spreading rumors – Ignoring people

9 Types of Bullying 2.Social bullying (Sometimes referred to as relational bullying): involves hurting someone’s reputation or relationships. Social bullying includes: – Leaving someone out on purpose – Telling other children not to be friends with someone – Spreading rumors about someone – Embarrassing someone in public

10 Types of Bullying 3.Physical bullying: involves hurting a person’s body or possessions. Physical bullying includes: – Hitting/kicking/pinching – Spitting – Tripping/pushing – Taking or breaking someone’s things – Making mean or rude hand gestures

11 Types of Bullying Cyberbullying: is the use of technology to harass, threaten, embarrass, or target another person – Takes place using electronic technology. – Electronic technology includes: Cell phones Computers, Tablets – Communication tools Social media sites Text messages Chat Websites

12 Children at Risk of Being Bullied Generally, children who are bullied have one or more of the following risk factors: Are perceived as different from their peers, such as being overweight or underweight, wearing glasses or different clothing, being new to a school, or being unable to afford what kids consider “cool” Are perceived as weak or unable to defend themselves Are depressed, anxious, or have low self esteem Are less popular than others and have few friends Do not get along well with others, seen as annoying or provoking, or antagonize others for attention However, even if a child has these risk factors, it doesn’t mean that they will be bullied.

13 Children More Likely to Bully Others There are two types of kids who are more likely to bully others: Some are well-connected to their peers, have social power, are overly concerned about their popularity, and like to dominate or be in charge of others. Others are more isolated from their peers and may be depressed or anxious, have low self esteem, be less involved in school, be easily pressured by peers, or not identify with the emotions or feelings of others

14 Children who have these factors are also more likely to bully others Are aggressive or easily frustrated Have less parental involvement or having issues at home Think badly of others Have difficulty following rules View violence in a positive way Have friends who bully others

15 Bullies Continued Remember, those who bully others do not need to be stronger or bigger than those they bully. The power imbalance can come from a number of sources—popularity, strength, cognitive ability—and children who bully may have more than one of these characteristics.

16 What to do if you are bullied Tell an adult Stand up for yourself Tell the bully to stop calmly and walk away Do not fight back Make new friends and get invovled Don’t blame yourself BE STRONG!!!

17 What to do if you see someone being bullied Stand up for the victim Don’t join in on bullying Stop the rumors Tell an adult Offer help

18 Dynamic Warm-up Please come in and pick-up your folders. “Pick up HIB Policy Worksheet” Objective: – Students will be able to identify all types of bullying, and how to respond to bullying as an individual and a bystander.

19 Activity Using the computers you will complete the HIB Policy Worksheet, and then you will complete the Cyberbullying Research Project.


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