by Traci Raley Previously I posted about a study that was conducted on incoming science teachers and their views on bullying. Some of the teachers stated that they believe bullying is a normal part of childhood, that it cannot be stopped, and that it teaches kids coping skills. I find this both surprising and upsetting.… Continue reading 4 Health Problems That Can Result From Chronic Bullying
by Brittany Weekley 16-year-old Sabrina Inman of Thunder Ridge High School in Douglas County, Colorado has made the news for her heroic stance against bullying. As we all know, bullying exists everywhere, especially in schools. Now, more than ever, students are taking a stance against it. Inman experienced bullying first-hand at her high school. She… Continue reading Teen Girl Stands Up to Bullies at a Colorado High School
by Brittany Weekley If you haven’t already heard, a new Netflix television series called 13 Reasons Why has taken over television and social media. The reason for this? It doesn’t brush over serious subjects that most of us don’t want to talk about. It forces viewers to endure the raw reality of it. The television series… Continue reading Review: Controversial ’13 Reasons Why’ Sheds Light, Gets People to Listen
by Dylan Buckley I can remember being bullied as early as the 3rd grade. For 15 years, I dealt with the teasing, the name calling, the physical violence, and the rumors. . . yet I did absolutely nothing about it. The question that I constantly ask myself and the question that you’re probably asking now is,… Continue reading Why I Kept My Silence About Bullying and How You Can Learn From It
by Traci Raley A study of 21 preservice secondary science teachers found that they do not feel adequately prepared to handle bullying in the classroom. The study, conducted by Raven and Jurkiewicz in 2014, asked the soon-to-be teachers what content specific issues they anticipated might lead to bullying in their science classrooms, and how they… Continue reading Bullying Study Reveals Incoming Science Teachers Need Training
A new study conducted by researchers from the healthcare company Mayo Clinic has discovered that those who have been bullied throughout their childhood have higher chances of developing chronic health problems when they become adults.