Bullying What It Is? What You Can Do to help? Why it is important to help?
RespectDuring this lesson, please follow these rules: Think to yourself Only share comments that are appropriate Please do not use the names of other people
Why is it important to discuss Bullying? Safety Distraction from learning
Respect Showing respect for people means accepting their differences and treating them the way you’d like to be treated. Bullying is the exact opposite-Premier Bullying Prevention page 5
What is Bullying Repeated Behavior Overtime Feeling Powerless Peers
Types of Bullying 4 Main Types 1. Physical Bullying 2. Emotional Bullying 3. Social Bullying 4. Cyber Bullying
Who is involved in Bullying? BullyThe Bystander is themost influential person inthe triad Bullying Triangle Victim Bystander
One Time Incident vs. Bullying Who can give me an example of a one time incident Who can give me an example of a bullying situation
Bullying: What Can You Do? Let someone know what is happening!!! It’s okay to ask for help Being bullied is not your fault!! Who???? Parents, Teachers, Advisor, Principal, Vice Principal
Tattle vs. Report- what’s worth reporting Incidents when you feelthreatened witness someone else being threatened when you just know something is wrong Examples – Physical actions – Verbal threats – Other students are in danger – Student examples
Numbers on Bullying 18% of students feel bullied 85% of students have witnessed bullying What does that say to you
Put Yourself in Someone Else’s Shoes If you were being bullied… How would you feel? What would you do?
It Takes Courage to be a Good Citizen
Everyone Can Help Out!!! Good Citizens Do The Right Thing! Don’t join in and Refuse to watch Say something- “Hey don’t do that to him.” Report Bullying to an adult Invite the person being bullied to join your group Be a friend to a person being bullied Distract the bully so that he or she stops
Bullying: How Not to be a Victim1. Act and look CONFIDENT – Bullies go after those who appear weak – Bullies repeat actions to those who they think they can2. If someone is picking on you don’t show them it hurts – It is okay to feel sad or hurt over what a bully says but try not to show them – Express your feelings to your parents, friends and people you trust!!!
Strategies How can I help myself if I am getting bullied? Ignore what the bully or bullies say Agree with what they say- Bullies don’t get satisfaction if they don’t get a negative reaction Make a quick joke or a funny response Change the subject
Bullying: How to Avoid Bad Situations1. Stay in a group Surround yourself with people you feel safe with2. Avoid “hot spots” Take a different path to classes Go to the restroom a little earlier
Think About It!!! Premier Bullying Prevention page 23 Do you ever Laugh when a classmate makes a mistake? Make fun of people in a mean way? Join in when someone is being teased? Gossip or Spread Rumors?