Bullying is not just a bad dream which will be over when you wake up. It is a nightmare which will go away only if we all open our eyes to this reality and choose to look out through all the windows. School Boards, along with the State boards and Ministry of Education, must demonstrate
If you decide to drive down to Ohio, what would you do? Will you just get up one fine morning, sit in the car and start driving? Or would you put thought into planning the trip? I think most of us when posed with this question will tend to pick up the second option.
Bullying occurs all around us and has so many faces that many times we fail to recognize it. It affects every single person involved. Bullying is not necessarily the physical intimidation that we most often associate this word with. It comes in so many different forms that may be less evident but nevertheless are forms
Please read the following from the Ottawa Citizen… After reading please read my comments at the end. OTTAWA — On Monday, more than a year and a half after the suicide of 15-year-old Jamie Hubley, bullying was once again the topic at the late teen’s high school — but this time, the focus was hope.
Our paradigm is limited to the understanding of what a victim is and why it happens, but a victim can have many windows. Many of us see the victim as someone who is smaller and is physically being bullied by a larger person. Now the reverse can also be true where a smaller person is
Bystanders of bullying: Team – Students who support the bully – Part of the “Bully Team”, but don’t initiate it themselves. Fans – Students who cheer on the bully Complacent – students who watch and say nothing or do nothing Why don’t more bystanders intervene? (Response stats from Reportbullying.com surveys 2009) They think, “It’s none
Welcome to my first blog for Reportbullying.com. The purpose of this blog is to open your minds to bullying as a community problem, not a school problem. I would like to hear from targets of bullying and also teachers, students, police, parents, crossing guards, bus drivers, etc… If you were involved in any bullying