Introduction ToBullying Prevention Created by Ed Jameson
What is bullying? A person is bullied when he orshe is exposed, repeatedly and over time, to negative actions on the part of one or more other persons, and he or she hasdifficulty defending himself or herself.
Types of bullying?• verbal bullying• social exclusion or isolation• physical bullying• bullying through lies and false rumors• having money or other things taken or damaged
Types of bullying?• threats or being forced to do things• racial bullying• sexual bullying• cyber bullying (via cell phone or the Internet)
How is bullying different from other student interactions?• The negative behaviors are intentionally targeted at a specific individual and do not occur by accident.• The bullying behaviors are repetitive in nature and are not a onetime event.• There is an imbalance of power between the students involved in the incident.
How is an imbalance of power?• A single student vs. multiple students• An older student vs. a younger student• Larger/taller student vs. smaller student• Higher rank vs. lower rank• Disability vs. no disability
What is the triad involved in bullying? Bystanders
How do I start talking about bullying with my class? 1. Define bullying 2. Define the 3 roles in a bullying incident 3. Role play different types of bullying 4. Read picture books that illustrate the concepts discussed in this presentation 5. Have a weekly class meeting to discuss class and bullying issues
Image CreditsSlide #1: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ainnicer1971/5162333551/ Slide#2: http://www.flickr.com/photos/billywarhol/54568256/ Slide #3: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pointshoot/2500644518/ Slide #4: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nimil/4476645306/Side#6: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pimkie_fotos/2512997167/ Presentation created by: Ed Jameson EDIM510 April 15, 2012 Online Presentation Assignment