#WhatisSchool for October 27, 2016
Title: The Bully In Us All
Exploring the who, what and why of bullying
Introductions: Please introduce yourself and tell us if you agree or disagree that there is the potential for anyone to become a bully.
Q1: It’s been said that bullying is the tip of a larger iceberg. Do you agree or disagree? Why?
Q2: Are there others – besides the bullies and the bullied – who contribute to the problem?
Q3: What are some of the challenges inherent in dealing with bullying?
Q4: Do you feel the measures being taken to stop bullying are effective? Why or why not? l
Q5: What role do social-emotional skills play in prevention and intervention?
Q6: How can we encourage students to become effective peer leaders who discourage bullying by modeling empathy and kindness?
Challenge: Share some programs or projects that encourage a culture of mutual respect, tolerance and appreciation for differences.