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Are You a Bully

Are You a Bully (Source: http://www.stopcyberbullying.org/kids/are_you_a_cyberbully.html) Often, people who are victims are also bullies. Before you feel too bad for yourself, take the quiz below to find if you, too, are part of the cyberbullying problem! Rate yourself on the following point scale according to if, and how many times, you have done the below activities. Give yourself 0 points ... Read More »

Girl Bullies

Girl Bullies Written by Kerrie Troseth Bullying is a nationwide concern at every educational level. Middle school is especially prone to bullying among girls. Popular movies like Mean Girls depict girls bullying girls in American schools. Unlike the movies, real-life bullying is cruel and stressful for girls being bullied. Girls at the middle school level tend to emerge as bullies ... Read More »

The Myths About Bullying: Secretary Arne Duncan’s Remarks at the Bullying Prevention Summit

The Myths About Bullying: Secretary Arne Duncan’s Remarks at the Bullying Prevention Summit By Secretary Arne Duncan August 11, 2010 Thank you, Kevin, for that generous introduction. This is an important day in so many respects. It is the very first federal summit on bullying. We have an extraordinary range of NGOs, corporate leaders, state and local officials on hand, ... Read More »

Bullying – Definition

Bullying, whether in school, social groupings, at home or in the workplace is one of the most important social issue that is destroying our children (and as adults) that we are facing right now. Every child has the right to go to school and get an education, no matter what size, shape, color, race, disability or financial background they come ... Read More »

Types of Bullying

WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF BULLING? Verbal bullying - name-calling, sarcasm, teasing, spreading rumours, threatening, making negative references to one’s culture, ethnicity, race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation, unwanted sexual comments.   Verbal bullying is probably the most used because it’s one of the easiest things to do without getting caught. If you were on a field without any teachers around and you called someone ... Read More »

The Damage that Bullying can do – A Victim’s Story

It is a major concern that bullying is not only happening in schools, at work as well as online more often, but it has become worse over time.  Bullying does not only happen in the places mentioned. It can happen at the mall, on the street, in the neighborhood, in a night club, anywhere. Anyone can be bullied, at any ... Read More »

The Active Bystander

The Active Bystander By Elizabeth Barnes, MSW Author of A family Guidebook on Bullies, Self-Esteem and Hidden Hurts! www.bulliesguidebook.com Most children understand that a bystander is someone who stands by someone else who is being harmed by another. However, children are unclear of the responsibility that a person has when they are a bystander. Children need to be taught that there ... Read More »