Anti Bullying (PowerPoint) by suchenfz


									By:   Sona Avedisyan and
        Sandra Sandoval
 It can happen face to face, by text messages,
  or on the web
 It is not limited by age, gender, or education
 It is not a phase and it is not a joke
 It can cause lasting harm
 What is the role of the teacher? Why should
 they care?
    Important Responsibility
    Safe Learning Environment

 What   students face in your classroom:
    The Bullying Circle (Olweus, 2010)
    School Violence Down, Bullying Up (Sognovi &
     Sognovi, 2010)
    Students at Risk (Sognovi & Sognovi, 2010)
   Teachers should Consider:

    Federal, Sate, and Local Laws

    Statutes:
          Title VI Civil Rights Act of
          Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
          Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 & Title II
           of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
           (Department of Education – Office or Civil Rights, 2010)

    School Policies
 Implementation
 More not Less
 Great Minds Think Alike
 Remember This
 Student Helpers
 Peaceful Attitudes

(Biggs, Vernberg, Twemlow, Fonagy & Dill,
 Ask students about bullying
 Ask students about their relationships
 Build democratic classrooms and school
 Remember that bullying is also a problem of
 As a teacher I feel I have a moral
      obligation to help the
children in my classroom grow toward
      becoming full human
beings and to feel successful. Teaching
      cognitive skills is not

                        - Jean Medick
   77% of students are bullied mentally, verbally and
   100,000 students carry a gun to school
   1 out of 4 kids is bullied
   Each day 160,000 students miss school for fear of being
   A school bullying statistics reveals that 43% fear
    harassment in the bathroom at school.
   282,000 students are physically attacked in secondary
    schools each month
   Every 7 minutes a child is bullied
   Studies have shown that boys identified as bullies in
    middle school were four times as likely as their peers to
    have more than one criminal conviction by age twenty-
   Children who bully are more likely to engage in
    other criminal behaviors, such as:
    Fighting                                  - Experience fear
   Vandalism                                  - Depression
    Truancy                                   - Loneliness
    Dropping out of school                    - Anxiety
    Stealing                                  - Low self-esteem
   Smoking                                    - Physical illness
   Alcohol/or drug abuse                      - Suicidal thought
   Fear of going to school
   Riding the bus
    Using the bathroom
    Being alone in the hallway.
    (This fear and anxiety can make it difficult for the child to focus
    and engage in the classroom, making learning that much more
 Talk with your children
 Tell your child not to respond to bullying
 Empathize with your child
 Work together to find solutions
 Document ongoing bullying
 Block the person who is bullying your
 Contact law enforcement
 Be persistent
 Missing belongings, items, or clothing
 Unexpected injuries or pain
 Nightmares
 Different eating habits
 Hurts themselves
 Runs away from home
 Fear of going to school
 No interest in friends or school
 Feels sad, helpless
 Blames themselves and acts differently
 Becomes   violent
 Has extra money without explanation
 Blames others
 Will not accept responsibility for their
 Has friends who bully others
 Needs to win and be best at everything
   Verbal:
       Name calling, teasing

   Social:
       Spreading rumors, leaving people out on purpose, breaking up

   Physical:
       Hitting, punching, shoving

   Cyber bullying:
       using the internet, mobile phones, or other digital technologies to
        harm others.
People tell me to smile but still,
        I rather frown.
 Because most don’t realize,
  I’m smiling upside down.
   Biggs, B., Vernberg, E., Twemlow, S., Fonagy, P., & Dill, E. (2008). Teacher adherence
             and its relation to teacher attitudes and student outcomes in an elementary
             school-based violence prevention program. School Psychology Review, 37[4],
             533-549.
   Office for Civil Rights, (2010). Dear colleague letter: Harassment and bullying, United
             States Department of Education, White House Conference Bullying Prevention,
             on the Internet,
   (visited April 27, 2011).
   OLWEUS, (2011). Bullying Prevention Program, on the Internet,
   , (visited on May 1, 2011).
   Sognovi, S., & Sognovi, C., (2010). The essential bullying statistics every parent should
             know. On the Internet, (visited on
             May 1, 2010).
   Khadaroo, S (2011). Obama takes on bullies at white house anti-bullying summit. Christian Science
   Monitor, N.PAG.
   Sherer, Y., & Nickerson, A. (2010). Anti-bullying practices in American schools: Perspectives of
   school psychologists. Psychology in the Schools, 47(3), 217-229.

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