Bully, Bullied, Bystander…and Beyond

March 2011
Teaching Tolerance;Spring2011, Issue 39, p50
The article presents information on the three characters that participate in school bullying such as the bully, the bullied and the bystander. It cites the rewards of bullying such as elevated status, applause, laughter and approval which contribute to the breakdown of the bystanders' inner objections to such antisocial activities. The ways on how teachers and parents can address bullying are cited, including enforcing playground rules and increasing supervision to help reduce the incidents of bullying.


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