BULLYING. Presented by: Gulf Shores Peer Helpers. YOU STUPID IDIOT. SHUT-UP DIRTY GIRL. YOU BIG FAT MONKEY. I'M GONNA BEAT YOU UP. WHAT IS BULLYING?. CHARACTERISTICS. Aggressive behavior Repeated over a period of time Imbalance of power. WHAT ARE SOME WAYS TO BULLY?. PHYSICALLY.
Gulf Shores Peer Helpers
YOU STUPID IDIOT
SHUT-UP DIRTY GIRL
YOU BIG FAT MONKEY
I'M GONNA BEAT YOU UP
WHAT IS BULLYING?
WHAT ARE SOME WAYS TO BULLY?
MYTHS ABOUT BULLYING
Bullies really have low self-esteem.
Bullies just need attention. Ignore them.
Most bullying is done outside of school
Teachers know if bullying is a problem or not.
“Sticks and stones will break your bones, but names can never hurt you”
You mean people get sued for bullying?
WHAT CAN WEDO ABOUT BULLYING?
Make parents aware (newsletters, conferences, PTA, etc.)
Express disapproval of bullying immediately whenever and wherever it occurs.
Listen to student concerns
Make students aware of consequences for bullying behavior
Reward students for inclusive and non-aggressive behavior
Thank You for your time
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