Bullying (English AP)

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  • Parents need to be protectors, they also need to teach their children social survival skills. Whether your child is a target or a bully, as a parent you must keep your own emotions in check. As a parent, you should not depend on school programs for such training. To prevent your child from becoming a bully, teach and demonstrate compassion by treating others with respect and dignity. As a way of helping everyone especially the parents, who still find it quite hard to manage issues like this, I found this great application which featured a safety app which gets me connected to a Safety Network or escalate my call to the nearest 911 when needed, it has other cool features that are helpful for your kids with just a press of a Panic Button. Check it here: http://www.SafeKidZone.com/
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Bullying (English AP)

  1. 1. Bullying Ashley Hager
  2. 2. Bullying Videos <ul><li>http://www. msnbc .msn.com/id/21134540/vp/42209405#39629110 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Pictures Of Victims
  4. 4. Cyberbullying
  5. 5. Verbal Bullying
  6. 6. Emotional Bullying
  7. 7. Statistics For Bullying <ul><li>30% of U.S. students in grades six through ten are involved in moderate of frequent bullying. </li></ul><ul><li>77% of students are bullied mentally, verbally, and physically. </li></ul><ul><li>43% fear harassment in the bathroom at school. </li></ul><ul><li>100,000 students carry a gun to school. </li></ul><ul><li>282,000 students are physically attacked in secondary schools each month. </li></ul><ul><li>(“Bullying Statistics”) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Bully Police USA <ul><li>Indiana has a rating or grade of a B+. </li></ul><ul><li>Grading scale for states: </li></ul><ul><li>A - States who have near perfect anti-bullying laws. </li></ul><ul><li>B - States with acceptable anti-bullying laws. </li></ul><ul><li>C - States with mediocre anti-bullying laws. </li></ul><ul><li>D - States with worthless anti-bullying laws. </li></ul><ul><li>F - States with no anti-bullying laws. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Types Of Bullies <ul><li>Stressed, impulsive or unintentional bully: </li></ul><ul><li>- Occurs when someone is under stress or an institution is undergoing confusing, disorienting changes. This is the easiest to redirect. </li></ul><ul><li>Pair bullies: </li></ul><ul><li>- Two individuals, sometimes people who are having an affair, or who are just peers collude to intimidate others. The participation of the second individual may be covert. </li></ul><ul><li>Sadistic, narcissistic bully : </li></ul><ul><li>Lacks sympathy for others. Has low degree of anxiety about consequences. Narcissistic need to feel omnipotent. May appear to have high self-esteem, but it is actually a brittle narcissism. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Bullying can Affect the Brain <ul><li>The University of Ottawa psychologist Tracy Valliancourt and her colleagues at McMaster proved this. </li></ul><ul><li>Children who are bullied are more likely than other kids to have cognitive defects. </li></ul><ul><li>Kids score lower on tests that measure verbal memory and executive function, a set of skills needed to focus on a task and get the job done. </li></ul><ul><li>Mental-health problems, such as depression, are also more common. </li></ul><ul><li>Kids are suspected to have a smaller hippocampus, a part of the brain involved in memory. </li></ul><ul><li>( “ Sydeny Morning Herald “ ) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Bullying Prevention <ul><li>Whenever one witness’s someone being bullied, one should tell an authority figure such as: teachers, principle, manager, parents, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Report it if one such as yourself, has been bullied. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Most Common Types Of Bullying <ul><li>Cyberbullying </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Bullying </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional Bullying </li></ul><ul><li>Verbal Bullying </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual Harassment </li></ul>
  13. 13. Sources <ul><li>Bullying Statistics : < http://www. pascack .k12. nj .us/70271919141818/lib/70271919141818/Bullying_Statistics. htm >. </li></ul><ul><li>< http://www. smh .com.au/lifestyle/people/bullying-affects-brain-structure-20100319-qje1.html >. </li></ul><ul><li>< http: //bullypolice . org/in_law .html >. </li></ul><ul><li>For pictures : </li></ul><ul><li>Picture #1 - rachel oddsandends.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>Picture #2 - gethealthy.biz.ly </li></ul><ul><li>Picture #3 - myrtlebeachalternatives.com </li></ul><ul><li>Picture #4 - adamleben.wordpress.com </li></ul>

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