This type of bullying is the hardest to control because it involves students but often happens off school grounds. However, because the evidence is material, students and parents could bring this evidence to the school and local police departments if a situation were to happen. Parents should be mindful of their child’s use of the internet and electronic messaging, cyberbullying usually takes place in a medium in which adults are seldom present (Mason, 2008). Also, instead of sending direct messages to other students, bullies use platforms such as social media and anonymous blogs to post harmful things for others to see. Educators must understand the significance of social media use to their students, especially
Mims 1 Adam Mims 5/11/14 Ms. Heller Bullying Have you ever been in school and didn't want to go to class because of someone who calls you rude names or hurts you physically? Many students can relate to you so do not think you are the only one. Some people believe bullying continuously will give the victim so much anxiety they will miss everyday of school. Bullying is an epidemic among children that is not dealt with right away could spring into unusual behaviors like suicidal. Ways to prevent bullying would include schools should have anti-bullying awareness meetings for parents and possibly a bully box.
Many children take their lives because they are bullied. A great amount of children are bullied at schools and an adult or teachers do not know that it is taking place. People need to see that this is a serious problem. Prevention of bullying will help society move forward and help protect kids from this abuse. Anyone can help, if you see someone being bullied tell an adult, every little bit helps.
According to Esselmont (2014), “…71% of school shooters had been victims of bullying.” (p. 1) Victims of bullying have also been shown to be more likely to carry weapons to school. School violence is a major issue that is gathering more attention every day. Most of the perpetrators of school violence have been revealed to be victims of bullying. A possible reason for the link between bullying victimization and school violence is retaliation. The author determined that anger is the most common response to being bullied.
If you let parents know that the school district is trying to help their kids; the parents would try to help you as much as they can so that cyberbullying can stop (1. SV; SV;). Cyberbullying should be treated as a school violence issue. The burden is on the school to show how cyberbullying is these days. School district need to issue this as a school violence issue, thus if it’s an criminal act they can know how to react to the situation also what to charge the bully or bullies.
School violence is a belligerent activity that can happen with school staff as well, as well as with students. Bullying is also a form of school violence, such as name calling and spreading rumors. School violence happens on school property, on the way to and from school, sponsored events, or on the way to and from school sponsored events. If everyone were educated on school violence there is a possibility it could be stopped or eased. Both Bullies and victims tend to have immodest behavior.
In its true form, bullying is child abuse, whether it manifests as physical or psychological attacks by their surrounding community. Teachers and parents need to learn to recognize and put a stop to this the moment it is observed inside and outside of schools because bullying can cause higher rates of mental health issues, sudden and strong personality alterations, and it also sticks with a person for the rest of his or her life. One of the biggest reasons why bullying needs to be taken care of before it goes on too long is because bullied children are at a higher risk of suffering from mental illnesses such as depression and generalized anxiety disorder, and suicide. Some individuals have responded violently, and in 12 out of the 15 school shootings in the 1990s, the shooter was said to have conflicts with bullies (“Effects”). Mental illness combined with bullying becomes a major risk factor for suicide (“Effects”).
What they may see as “joking around” can be viewed as them being a bully, and they may even be hurting someone’s feelings without realizing the effect that they have. This can then lead to school violence, which is a prevalent issue in today’s society. There are many causes to bullying and school violence and many effects as well. However, if dealt with properly, there are ways to solve these prevailing problems. “One in seven children is a bully or the target of a bully, according to the National Association of School Psychologists” (Garrett 34).
Bullying is a widespread problem in schools that has a negative impact on the school setting and students’ ability to learn. The school climate is meant to be a safe and secure learning place for students of any age to receive their education. Bullying causes fear and discomfort in students, and this affects their learning, relationships, and self-esteem. To some adults, bullying is dismissed as a normal playtime activity, a way for a child to build character, or even as a milestone during childhood. However, bullying is harmful to the victims and bullies in several different areas, including their self-efficacy, self-esteem, academics, and emotions.
Another common reason is that they are outcasts and feel that this is the only way to gain attention. Are you able to identify the type of bullying? Name-calling and teasing are both common types of bullying, but boys will sometimes use strength to bully others, whereas girls will usually exclude someone from a group or may spread hurtful stories about them. But the most... ... middle of paper ... ...g their pupils learn skills in conflict resolution, support and 'buddying' schemes can also play a useful part on cracking down on bullying. But making a school policy is by far the best way to sort this problem out because it involving the whole school as a school rule rather than just those pupils those choose to go along to the learning clubs.