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ABCs of Bullying Bullying may seem an insignificant issue when compared to drug abuse or guns being brought into schools However what compels students to believe they need to bring a weapon to school Bullying comes in many shapes and forms Being the last picked for a team excluded from a party pushed in the hallway or teased are just a few examples of bullying Parents teachers and students hear it see it but how to intervene and prevent bullying is the big question What do teachers and parents let slide or put a stop to When peers see bullying do they get involved What if the bully turns their attention onto them as a new victim Or if they report the incident to an adult run the risk of being labeled as a tattle-tail From an adults perspective how can they punish what they do not see Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me is how the old motto goes however words hurt most of all No bones may be broken yet a childs broken spirit can be considerably worse What Is Bullying A top researcher of bullying in school-age children Dan Olweus defines bullying as A student is being bullied or victimized when he or she is exposed repeatedly and over time to negative actions on the part of one or more other students Olweus has done extensive studies in Norway over the past 20 years and found that approximately 15 per cent or one in seven students are involved in victimbully problems Within these same studies about 9 per cent are victims and 7 per cent bully others on a regular basis A child who is tougher more daring and more confident than normal tend to bully other children who are weaker more shy who might not fight back or act in an aggressive way There is a power difference between a bully and a victim
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