Ripping up the playground rulebook is having incredible effects on children at one school.
Via Peter Mellow
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Julie Hertzog, the director of the Pacer National Bullying Prevention Center:
Today, it’s not quite as simple as that. Casting the bully as a physically intimidating outcast isn’t necessarily accurate, Hertzog said.
“There is no particular profile,” she said. “It used to be that people thought that kids who bullied had very low self-esteem, but we’ve found just the opposite to be true. A lot of times they are social leaders.”
Via Ulla M. Saikku, Melissa Sturgeon Fisher