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Why you gotta be so mean? By: MRS. SMITH’S CLASS Stop Bullying !!
Cyber Bullying Cyber bullying is done by sending messages, pictures, or using the web or cell phones to send things everyone will see. Cyber bullying is one of the worst kinds bullying to lead to death and/or suicide.
Verbal Bullying Verbal bullying is name-calling, offensive remarks, or making fun of someone’s religion or color. Verbal bullying could also be threats.
Physical Bullying Physical bullying is a type of bullying that includes any physical contact that would hurt or injure a person like hitting, kicking, or punching, etc.
Emotional or Indirect bullying Indirect bullying is were someone spreads rumors or talks about someone else to another group of people.
What is cyber bullying? Cyber bullying is when you are threatened on the internet such as Facebook, Myspace, Twitter, email, and texting.
Cyber Bullying Help www.NSTeens.org www.Don’tLaugh.org www.cyberbullying.org www.puresight.com www.bullybusters.com
How to stop cyber bullying Don’t be afraid Join forces Keep evidence Contact authorities Keep a diary Close programs
HOW TO SPOT A VICTIM? Stops using the computer. Doesn’t want to go to school. Seems angry. Avoids talking. Secludes themselves from people. Grades begin to drop. Lack of appetite.
A real victim of cyber bullying Rachael Neblett
Rachael’s sister speaks out. “ My little sister committed suicide October 9,2006. Her name is Rachael Neblett. I am here to tell you about her. She was seventeen when she died, and the most amazing girl you would ever meet. She was an outgoing, loving, and caring person. You would never dream that she would do that to herself.” Love, Peyton Neblett
More on Rachael In October Rachael received an email stating, “ I am not going to put you in the hospital, I’m going to put you in the morgue.” After receiving that email Rachael did not want to go to school or go out with her friends. On October 9, shortly after receiving a threatening email Rachael took her life.
Verbal bullying Verbal bullying occurs when someone uses language to gain power over his or her peers.
Steps to stop bullying 1. Make the bully look weak by pretending they are not even there. 2. Don’t listen to rumors about what they are saying. 3. Tell a teacher, an adult, or your parent 4. Walk away if the bully is insulting you to your face, this makes the bully feel weak.
Physical bullying is a serious problem affecting not only the bully, but also the other students who witness the bullying. Parents, teachers, adults and young people should be aware of what physical bullying is and ways to handle it. There are many types of physical interactions that can occur between young people, including fighting, practical jokes, stealing, and harassment. These things are not considered physical bullying unless the same victim is targeted repeatedly The bully or bullies intend to hurt, embarrass, and intimidate the victim.
Emotional bullying refers to a person being made to feel isolated and ridiculed largely through teasing, shouting, mocking, and ignoring. Emotional bullying does not involve physical contact. Emotional bullying happens among children. There is usually no rhyme or reason why some children are victims other than random choice of the bully.
Emotional Bullying Emotional bullying has been seen in a variety of relationships including child friendships, teenagers, and coworkers.
Statistics In a recent survey, 72% of boys and 68% of girls said that they had been bullied at school. The good news is that 90% of the students said they wanted to help stop the bullying. 25% of student victims reported they were bullied about their race of religion. Chronic victims of bullying, bullied once a week or more, generally constitute between 8 and 20 percent of the student population.
About bullying One of the reasons for bullying includes frustration. Bullying is categorized into three types- physical, verbal, and emotional. Bullying can hurt everyone. Speak up against bullying.
What can you do if your being bullied? Stand up to the bully. Laugh it off. Ignore them. Tell a grown up. Know that they aren’t true.
Things to remember if you are being bullied Bullying is disobeying the golden rule- treat others the way you want to be treated No one deserves to be bullied Always tell a trusted adult and have hope Bullies want to hurt you, so don’t let them know that they have hurt you Never walk alone, and try to avoid the bully
How to prevent bullying Travel in groups Be calm and direct Avoid fighting Report the situation Be informed Reach out Speak out and connect Be alert
Who you can tell if you are being bullied Parents Teachers Principal Friends Family Members Anyone you think could help you