Tagged as Bullying

INTRODUCTION - Cyberbullying is a relatively new type of crime—or is it?  Actually, bullying has always been around.  The Internet, computers and - mobile electronic devices - , however, have simply given bullying new platforms and tools for expression. The anonymity the Internet provides, furthermore, has made bullying easier and less risky—at least in the eyes of many offenders. Intimidating, harassing,...
September 23, 2019
Schools make it a practice to teach children to perform acts of kindness, and for good reason. Patty O’Grady, PhD, an expert in emotional learning states “Kindness changes the brain by the experience of kindness. Kindness is best learned by feeling it so that they can reproduce it.” When they feel good after being kind, they are likely to repeat it. This tackles good deeds such as holding the door...
May 5, 2018
If you’re the parent of a bullied child and frustrated by a lack of responsiveness from your child’s school, if you’ve tried everything from meeting with the counselor to talking to the principal, perhaps even contacting the superintendent, and your child is still coming home in tears every day, don’t lose hope. I’m a- bullying survivor- turned activist who travels the nation’s schools working with...
March 21, 2017
There are few things more worrying – and even heartbreaking – than discovering your child is being bullied at school. Maybe she's been getting stomach aches every Monday morning. Maybe he starts crying as soon as he gets off the bus or is acting out with his siblings. However it begins, seeing the effects of bullying on your child's life is painful, and most parents become desperate to act and to fix...
May 15, 2013