Presentation on theme: "We Care About YOU. [Insert School Name] Our school is safe and cares about you. We treat everyone with caring and respect. We are all here to help you."— Presentation transcript:
[Insert School Name] Our school is safe and cares about you. We treat everyone with caring and respect. We are all here to help you. Bullying and harassment are not acceptable.
Be Safe, Be Kind, Be Responsible [Insert and review your schools expectations or core ethical values] [Review that following the schools expectations/rules leads to positive acknowledgement & recognition and in appropriate behavior leads to consequences]
How do you feel? If... He takes my crayons and never gives them back. He does that to me everyday. He said if I told anyone he is going to punch me out. Youre a whale. Youre a fatty and nobody likes you. Everytime I speak in class, the boys make fun of me at recess because I stutter. They always push me out of the lunch line, saying, Move over Shorty, you belong in the back.
What is Bullying? Bullying is when someone wants to makes you feel miserable or threatens you. Bullying makes people feel frightened or unhappy.
If you are bullied, you may get... Pinched, punched, hit Teased and called names Left out of a game on purpose
If you are the Bully, you may be... Saying mean things about another person Pinching, punching, hitting another person to get something Making rude gestures like sticking out your tongue Writing mean things about a person
Yes, Bullying Hurts Bullying is just not part of growing up Bullying can make you feel: –Lonely, unhappy, and frightened –Unsafe –There is something wrong with me. –Not want to go to school anymore
Bullying Sometimes easy to see Sometimes hard to see Both boys and girls bully Both boys and girls get bullied Bullying is not fair and it hurts
Why Do Some People Bully? They think its a way to be popular –Look tough and take charge Do it for attention To make people afraid of them May be jealous of the person they are bullying
Why Do Some People Bully? May not understand how wrong their behavior is and how it makes the person being bullied feel. They may be being bullied themselves at home or outside of school.
If you get Bullied... Tell your parents or an adult in school –Your teacher, school counselor, or principal Telling is not tattling. Dont fight back. Dont try to bully those who bully you.
If you see someone being bullied... Help the person by telling an adult you can trust Listen to the person being bullied, so they know someone cares
Lets Practice Stop Stop signal –Hold the stop hand signal firmly out –Give eye contact to the bullier –Use a clear voice and say Stop If the problem continues then...
Lets Practice Walk Walk Away –Walk away from the situation –By walking away the bully doesnt get what he or she wants If the problem continues then...
Lets Practice Talk Talk: Report problem to an adult Talking is not tattling –Talking is problem solving –Tattling is when you dont use stop and walk away Tattling is when you want to get the other person in trouble
Remember... Treat others the way you would like to be treated. Someone will always want to help. Someone will always care!
Webisodes Stop Bullying Now! http://stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov/kids/ US Department of Health and Human Services offers flash movies, games, and information about bullying and how to prevent it.