Some kids naturally will not accept being bullied, and will stand against it. Others are not that brave and will crumble at it.
See below for an example Once the outline has been traced, the participants will write unkind, rude, and disrespectful statements all over the outline. After Wanda is completely filled with a variety of negative comments, have the participants crumple the drawing, and then un-crumple it.
Post the wrinkled drawings around the room. Explain to the class that these drawings are examples of what negative comments can do to a person who is bullied. This time write as many positive comments on the drawing as possible.
Fill it with really nice statements. Post these drawings around the room. This person is now just called Wanda. What is the difference between the two? Have the participants get into base groups and discuss how they would introduce this lesson to their students and invent any variations on the activity that would be helpful to their students.
Place a strip of masking tape on the length of the table. With a tube of toothpaste, have the volunteer run a bead of toothpaste on the length of the masking tape. Now ask the participant to put the toothpaste back in the tube. This is an example of how hurtful words once spoken cannot be taken back.
Bullies say hurtful words frequently and need to know the impact that their words have on their victims. Activity — Who am I? This activity requires an illustration about something that happened to me from the time I was in the 6th grade until I graduated from high school.
My name is Jim and it became rather endearing to some to call me Jimbo. I accepted the handle but way down deep I wish that folks would just call me by my real name, Jim. I lived with it. Once I got to college, I made everyone aware that my name was Jim.
Often we as teachers can call students by names that we hear other students call them, and may not even be aware that they may not like being called certain names.
Address your students by their actual name to avoid leveling the ground and jeopardizing your authority. After they have done this have them crumble up the paper and throw it in the garbage can as indicator that they will never be called this name again.
Next have the participants write down on another sheet of paper what they want to be called as an indicator that this is what my name actually is. In their classrooms teachers can have their students do this activity and write down the names that they want to be called and with the use of a name book describe all the positive attributes that that their name has connected with it.
For example, James means truthful. Post the students names around the room on laminated cards and celebrate each students name, what it means, and who they are. Students distinguish between the terms self esteem and self acceptance.
Students discover ways to build self accetance through self talk and apply their own positive messages Materials: Students will list on paper messages positive or negative they have received from other people in their lives. Students will determine whether or not they adopted those messages and still believe them today.
Students will individually complete the follow-up sentences by using the strategy of self-talk. Students will rate on a scale of ten being the most difficult how difficult it was to finish the self-talk sentences using positive responses.
Students will discuss situations in which they can use positive self-talk in the future. Students will write down five positive self-talk sentences that they will practice throughout the week.
Self accpteptance is being able to recognize your value as a person.A look at The Life After, a brave new documentary about The Troubles in Northern Ireland. Leonie Helm; Poet Nick Laird, husband of author Zadie Smith, watched the full interviews and created each person, each victim, and each story a poem, recited by the interviewees at intervals throughout the documentary.
According to Laird, ‘The point. Learn about bullying and depression and how you can help stop bullying. Researchers have discovered a strong link between bullying and depression. Depression is an illness that is not totally understood, and may have a variety of causes, but it is clear that it can have a relationship to bullying.
Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate or aggressively dominate others. The behavior is often repeated and habitual. One essential prerequisite is the perception, by the bully or by others, of an imbalance of social or physical power, which distinguishes bullying from conflict.
Behaviors used to assert such domination can include verbal harassment or threat. — Stephanie Petit, barnweddingvt.com, "Selena Gomez Hangs with 'Brudder' David Henrie During 'Family' Trip to Disneyland," 5 July Incognito was a central figure in a bullying scandal while a member of the Miami Dolphins five years ago.
Bullying is bad news for everybody involved. And “cyberbullying,” the kind that takes place online, is just as real—and can be just as harmful—as bullying that takes place in person.
you like who will help stand up to bullying behavior. Stand tall and be brave. When you’re scared of another person, you’re to stop a bully.
How does a brave person look and act? Stand tall and you’ll send the message: “Don’t mess with me.” It’s easier to feel brave when you feel good about yourself.
Disagreeing with bullying or gossiping. To get results when using Brave Talk: • Eye contact. Look the person in the eye. Using your Brave Talk doesn’t mean the other person will stop the first, second or third time, but keep at it. Using your Brave Talk will make YOU feel better. A BRAVE HEART: The Lizzie Velasquez Story is a documentary following the inspiring journey of 26 year old, 58 pound Lizzie from cyber-bullying victim to anti-bullying activist. Brave New Look. K likes. Our mission is to provide this world of infinitely diverse individuals the freedom to show everyone what makes you who you are!