Bullying : Bullying And Bullying Essay

1517 Words Mar 31st, 2016 null Page
In recent years there has been an increase in bullying and this serious problem has been highlighted in our educational arena. There are many different types of bullying such as psychical bullying, verbal bullying, covert bullying and cyber bullying. All of these types of bullying have serious effects on ones mind. Bullying also affects the behaviors of the victim. Bullying has been the central topic of interest and has received a conglomerate of media coverage. It is a sensitive topic for me since in elementary school I was bullied. I received very little support from the school I attended. School seems to be an environment where bullying often takes place. How can I as a teacher help to prevent and stop bullying? Social skills can be taught to prevent bullying in schools. Teacher’s need to advocate for their students. As professionals we should not only take up the cause of individual students but we must help to create a culture in our schools that will not accept hurting others by bullying. If this happens in every school the idea of treating everyone with respect will spread within the institution and global society.
Being bullied often causes anxiety in students and causes them to often feel unsafe in their environment. As a result, their grades drop and they are no longer academically challenged. I wish to be a caring educator who will be able to help bullied students by being available, supporting them, observing and listening to their every day needs. I believe…

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