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School and Cyber Bullying - Info & Tips on bullying types, tactics, targets etc.
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Biffing bullies is a long shot

Biffing bullies is a long shot | Bullying | Scoop.it
Bullies pick on those children who are the least likely to throw a punch. They may be socially withdrawn and anxious, and not very physical; and typically they are younger and smaller than the bully. That's why the bullies pick them in the first place.

When parents instruct such a child to fight back, they are asking the child to buck the odds. Your child might be the one to put the bully in his place but chances are it won't happen, and the child feels more of a failure; or the physical retaliation is not very effective and may excite the bully into provoking further reactions
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The Truth About Bullying

The Truth About Bullying | Bullying | Scoop.it
Experts urge parents to empower children to deal with bullies.“Do not tell your child to ignore a bully,” Martin said. “Be supportive and ask your child what he thinks will help. We need to teach our children what to say and how to react and make sure they understand that reporting a bully is not tattling."
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The Scars of Bullying (A Personal Story) « Bullying Stories

The Scars of Bullying (A Personal Story) « Bullying Stories | Bullying | Scoop.it
story by Brian describes in few words what many kids go through with bullying and how we feel due to the effects of bullying. Brian asks at the end “Why Me?”, which has to be the most common question out there. The feeling that somehow as a victim we asked or set ourselves up to be bullied is such a common response and one that continues to hold long-term effects well after the bullying has ended. The self-doubt and feelings of sadness and low self-esteem are continual reminders to victims of bullying.
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Why Do Some Children Become Bullies?

Why Do Some Children Become Bullies? | Bullying | Scoop.it
Bullying is intentional, aggressive behavior that can take many forms, and can cause emotional misery for its victims. What factors influence a child to become a bully? (RT @DdubJKMuchlove: @WalkingstickMtn @PaulaAbdul @glooomybearr http://www.suite101.com/content/why-do-some-children-become-bullies-a157974)
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Reasons behind bullying | parentlineplus | parents - BullyingUK Registered Charity 1120107

Reasons behind bullying | parentlineplus | parents - BullyingUK Registered Charity 1120107 | Bullying | Scoop.it
Reasons behind bullying Written by ParentLinePlus Tweet Exploring common reasons behind bullying.
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Popular kids more likely to be bullies, study finds

Popular kids more likely to be bullies, study finds | Bullying | Scoop.it
Kids are most aggressive when they’re near the top of their social ladder, researchers find (more reality about bullies: "It’s the popular kids, not the misfits, who bully most, study finds": http://tinyurl.com/4vfr6af)
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Fashion Bullies Attack -- In Middle School - WSJ.com

Fashion Bullies Attack -- In Middle School - WSJ.com | Bullying | Scoop.it
Fashion bullying is reaching a new level of intensity as more designers have launched collections targeted at kids. As a result, many school and community programs focused on girl-on-girl bullying are addressing peer pressure and the role clothing plays in girls' identity.
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Bullying Is as American as Apple Pie

Bullying Is as American as Apple Pie | Bullying | Scoop.it
Among other reasons, kids don't bully people to hurt them, or permit bullying in their presence because they're sadistic or cruel. They -- bullies and bystanders alike -- do it to feel good about themselves.
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