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Bullying in Elementary Schools: Its Causes and Effects on Students

Bullying in Elementary Schools: Its Causes and Effects on Students
Nov 19, 2015

Abstract:"Bullying is an everlasting problem in the lives of school kids. It is a problem that affects all students, the person who bully, those who are victims, and the persons who witnesses to interpersonal violence. Bullying may include verbal and physical assaults, threats, ‘jokes’ or language, mockery and criticizing , insulting behavior and facial expressions. These factors work individually, or collectively, to contribute to a child’s likelihood of bullying. Bullying is difficult to eradicate in schools because it is so often effectively used by students. Teachers as professionals have to deal with the consequences of pupil-on-pupil bullying. The impact of prejudice-related bullying should not be underestimated. Bullying must be recognized, understood and taken seriously."

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