Swansea Public Schools welcomes back all those who are about to make a difference in the lives of the young people in Swansea. Remember…. “Students Come First”. Opening Videos. Learning and Motivation in the 21 Century http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_6GUx1Zx0w. Motivate Me!
Swansea Public Schools welcomes back all those who are about to make a difference in the lives of the young people in Swansea.
“Students Come First”
Learning and Motivation in the 21 Century
Conflict: to make a difference in the lives of the young people in Swansea. Is characterized by equal power between two individuals, not repetitive, no intent to hurt or harm either individual. Conflict is a more common occurrence and is usually an argument or disagreement between two individuals who do not demonstrate fear of one another.
Bullying: Is characterized by an imbalance in power between the individuals involved and one individual using that power to humiliate, degrade or dominate over a less powerful person, unlike equal-power Conflicts.
Mediation & negotiation are not recommended strategies for bullying because it usually only proves to be successful when both parties are motivated to change or reconcile. Bullies are typically not motivated to do so.Conflict vs. Bullying
Verbal Aggression involves words that hurt and/or humiliate, including by not limited to teasing, name calling, and/or insulting. The following are categories of verbal aggression.
Physical Aggression involves physical actions that are hurtful. The following are categories of physical aggression:
Relational aggression involves convincing one’s peers to exclude or reject certain persons and cut them off from their social connections.
Bullying is a word, action, or other direct or electronic communication or behavior that is:
The most difficult types of bullying to recognize :
Why Bullies engage in bullying:
As bullies wield their powers in schools, two results tend to emerge:
Powerpoint Presentation by: Christine Stanton, Bob Monteiro, Randi Arruda & Tommy Whalen