Types Of Traditional Bullying And Bullying Essay

1323 Words Dec 8th, 2016 6 Pages
According to 2015 study by the National Center for Educational Statistics, one in four students (22 percent) has reported that they were subjected to bullying; however, this number can vary as not every adolescent who is bulled reports it. Studies have shown that only about 40 percent of those bullied report it. The studies also reported that the number of adolescents who report cyberbullying might be even lower. Traditional bullying is any type of bullying that is carried out through non-electronic means. Three main types of traditional bullying exist: verbal bullying, physical bullying, and social bullying. All three involve the harassment of a victim by an aggressor whose intent is to inflict harm.
Victims of both traditional bullying and cyberbullying are often emotionally devastated by this harassment. I have read a numerous studies that have shown that students frequently suffer from depression, social discomfort, low self-esteem, or similar complaints. Few victims of persistent traditional bullying or cyberbullying have even chosen to commit suicide rather than face continued harassment.
Design a lesson which addresses both bullying in general and cyberbullying specifically, focusing on the following elements:
Children and teenager’s text, network and twitter online as second nature, but when emails or texts are used to threaten, harass, intimidate or embarrass someone, they can turn from being a source of enjoyment to a source of crippling anxiety and fear (Roger,…

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