BULLYING – A Teacher’s Perspective

High School Bullying The word bullying for most conjures up images of students calling names, pointing fingers and laughing at a lone individual sitting in the far corner of the room, or hovering around the edges of the gym and the hallway, trying desperately to either be acknowledged or simply blend in. Bullying today in high schools is a fact of life, and while it may be that many of us have accepted that it is part and parcel with the high school experience, it should not be ignored or underestimated in its far-reaching effects. For me, as a...

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