As teens enter their high school education this final phase of adolescent discovery is filled with a set of peer challenges. Today there’s a heighten level of peer taunts called teen shaming. As an adult looking back, this phase consisted of anxieties as we entered this secluded circle. The ground rules were based on fitting [...]
Laws on cyber bullying are starting to evolve to address a growing problem in schools but not fast enough. Every day, the great tools and technology that allow a level of communication that is numbered and seen in history are used by bullies to attack their victims. Unfortunately, the number of incidents around the country [...]
Know the basic bullying and cyber bullying information for kids. Help stop cyber bullying now! #1 Bullying and Cyber Bullying Information – What is bullying? In their process of growing up, teenagers go through all different phases and experience many different behaviors, and one of them has to do with bullying and/or being bullied. Bullying [...]
What are the causes of violence in school? Teenagers whose parents subject them to punishment at home are much more likely to have attacked somebody at school, than teens whose parents are not using violence against them. Statistics show that violent acts are also more likely to occur in schools where more than 25 % [...]
Dealing with cyber bullying is a major challenge. The expanding use and capabilities of the internet are inevitably leading to conflict between what is considered constitutionally free speech and what needs regulation through legislation. The difference between what a Los Angeles district attorney called “annoying and immature Internet communications” and hate crimes that lead to [...]
Coping with bullying is a reality for many teens today. We all know what bullying is, not to mention what it may do to a teenager’s self-esteem. This kind of mental and physical abuse is simply intolerable and we must learn to take action against it and help teenagers who are coping with bullying. Bullying [...]
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