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Bullying and Bias: How They’re Linked and How to Stop It

Bullying is a common phenomenon that goes through our classrooms on a regular basis. It can tear down a child’s self-esteem and make going to school an exercise in pain and anxiety, all while making the parents feel especially helpless. Often, bias plays a huge role in bullying as the reason why a child is

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Being Bullied at Work

Individuals are being bullied for all sorts of reasons. A generally revealed purpose is because you are, supposedly, obese or too fat. Some people have a tendency to be against fat people. However, if you begin a weight loss system and shed bodyweight, it may make no difference. Whatever diet system you’re on, be it

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How the Bully Develops

To understand why bullying occurs, people also need to understand what makes a child or student in school a bully in the first place. This background is critical at solving and stopping the behavior. Bullies don’t just suddenly appear one day; they are often created by a combination of environment, culture, home life, group-think mentality,

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The Makings of Bully Prevention

Bully prevention is about being informed and sharing information with others. Bullying of students can occur almost anywhere but takes different forms depending on the location. An organization called Intervention Central discussed this idea in Locations: Transforming Schools from Bully-havens to Safe-havens. A lot depends on set and setting. Let’s examine a few areas where

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How to Handle a Bully

If your child is the one who is being bullied, you may not know how to handle a bully, but if your child is the one being bullied, you could probably come up with more than 1,000 ways to handle them. Bullies are not nice people, but the thing is, most of them want to

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How to Overcome Bullying: A Safe Space For Bullying Victims

Normally when you have a victim of a bullying situation you will want to make sure they are safe as possible after it has happened. However, this may involve having to set up or start creating a safe space for bullying victims. When you can do this, you can easily have the victim set off

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Why Cyber Bullying in Canada Should be Stopped

The Internet has brought the world closer in many ways. With the use of email, Skype, Facebook and Twitter, family and friends can socialize with friends from all corners of the globe. When used improperly, however, this same technology can cause a lot of harm. Rather than bring family and friends together in a good

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What Parents Need to Know About Bullying

Back in the day, getting tripped in the hallway, beat up on the playground or teased repeatedly was seen as a right of passage for children in school. When kids came home and told their parents about the incidents, they would either tell them to “fight back” or “butch up.” Times are changing and society

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Reporting Bullying and the Aftermath

What do you need for reporting bullying? As a teacher, it is your responsibility to protect students and make sure school is a safe environment for them. For this reason, teachers are often one of the top people to whom children are likely to report bullying so something can be done about the problem. Children

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