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Bullying -> Depression -> Suicide -> Jared's Story

Bullying -> Depression -> Suicide -> Jared's Story | kids getting bulliedddd | Scoop.it
Bullying can cause Depression and Depression can cause Suicide - The Story of a teen suicide

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Ella Thomason's curator insight, January 29, 2013 11:05 PM

In life today, what kind of people usually bully kids? Explain why Kyle was saved by the narrorator and how his friendship was a life saver? Who does all of the girls want to be around and flirt with? Why do you think that the girls like him? 

Caroline Durkee's comment, January 30, 2013 8:55 PM
In the 21st century, the kids who bully other kids are usually the stronger, more popular kids that intimidate other teens. Kyle was saved because the weekend that he gained his best friend; he was planning on killing himself. Thankfully, due to his friend's actions, he didn't. The girls wanted to be around him because he was handsome, strong, nice, and most likely popular.
Ella Thomason's comment, January 31, 2013 11:12 PM
In my opinion everything that you said was true, except that he was popular. I believe that the kids that bullied Kyle were what people called "popular". Honestly Kyle should be popular for being courageous ness.
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Bullying and Teasing: No Laughing Matter | Scholastic.com

Bullying and Teasing: No Laughing Matter | Scholastic.com | kids getting bulliedddd | Scoop.it
Know the facts about bullying — even if you don’t think it affects your child.
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Emily Sheridan's comment, January 24, 2013 11:14 PM
This article is written for parents whose children were or are bullied. Most of the time parents don't feel the same pain as children do. They don't understand what it is like to be bullied.This article is very helpful for parents yet sometimes there are no solutions. This article is very helpful for parents yet sometimes there is no solution. I think it is wonderful to get bullying articles out into the world so people can read them and wont bully.
Evans McCook's comment, January 30, 2013 9:19 AM
This article is written for parents to aware them about bullying. The acrticle says the solutions for bullying and causes of bullying. I think this article is helpful for parents ,so they can get ideas on how to help there child to not be bullied .
Evans McCook's comment, January 30, 2013 8:13 PM
I think this article is very helpful for people who are being bullied, especially their parents!
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Parents: Bullying drove Cy-Fair 8th-grader to suicide

Parents: Bullying drove Cy-Fair 8th-grader to suicide | kids getting bulliedddd | Scoop.it
Parents say bullies drove their son to take his life$LINEBREAK$They claim school district took no action People can make monetary contributions to Asher Brown’s family by mailing them to Pulse Missions, P.O.
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Answer the following questions: 1. How do you think only 4 kids can bring someone to suicide, bigger, stronger, more intimidating, stronger? 2. Do you think any helped Asher when he was tripped down a flight of stairs? Why or why not? 3. If Asher's family was ok with him being homosexual, why did he still commit suicide?

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Ella Thomason's comment, January 30, 2013 7:27 PM
I think that Asher was brought to suicide by only four kids because of all of the insults that the boys harmed him with. I think that no person helped him because the kids that hurt him wouldn't help him because that's "pointless". Why would the boys just push him down and kick his books if they were going to help him up? Asher wasn't worried about his families opinion on him being homosexual in my opinion. His family wasn't the people that were bullying him. Asher was worried about the four kids and what they would do to harm him. I think that he committed suicide because of the boys, not his own family.
Caroline Durkee's comment, February 3, 2013 9:02 PM
I agree with everything you just said, Ella. Exactly, he wasn't nervous about his family caring; he was nervous about those four boys. He was nervous it would around the whole school, and it would give those 4 boys another reason to bully Asher about!
Paige sollars's curator insight, February 20, 2014 2:49 PM

13 year old brown went to a school for 2 years and got bullied the whole time being called gay and other names pushed down steps the day before he killed him self with his step dad's pistol the morning before he killed him self he told his step dad he's gay and when his step dad got home around 4:30 pm from work he found him dead 

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Bully Official Trailer #1 - Weinstein Company Movie (2012) HD

Bully Official Trailer #1 - Weinstein Company Movie (2012) HD This year, over 5 million American kids will be bullied at school, online, on the bus, at home,...
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Mark Barrow's comment, January 24, 2013 2:08 PM
This story reminds me of Wonder (underlined) because both kids are bullied for being different. August is bullied for not looking "normal" and the boy in the movie is bullied for being smarter than "normal." People who join in on bullying are less likely to get bullied themselves. They can become friends with the bully and escape the torments of being a victim. In my opinion, parents are not very useful in preventing bullying. In most cases, kids don't want to tell their parents that they are being bullied, or they will sound like a snitch. The role that the kids play is much more crucialthan the parents. Obviously, your parents are going to stick up for you, but what you really need is for other kids to help you. If the bullies finds themselves out-numbered, they may back down.
Amelia Kate Foulkes's comment, January 24, 2013 10:47 PM
This movie reminds me of Wonder because it is about a boy who is getting bullied because of his physical appearance. I think join bullies because they think that the bully is cool and knows if he's on the bully's side, then he won't be the next target. Parents can do speeches and assemblies to tell kids how to prevent bullying, but, at the end of the day, if a bully wants to hurt someone physically or emotionally, they will despite actions of adults. The role of adults is smaller because bullying usually occurs when adults are not around. Also, most adults don't really understand bullying because it is different now than it was when they were growing up. Parents can prevent bullying by making sure their kid isn't the bully and helping their kid. Kids can help by being nice to kids that get bullied a lot or telling their friend if they are bullying someone, because usually the bully doesn't even realize the extent of their bullying until later.
John McMaster's comment, January 30, 2013 9:12 AM
This trailer reminds me of Wonder (underlined) because of a couple different reasons. The first one, of course, is that he was bullied at school, but it also reminds me of Wonder (underlined) because he did not want to go to school because of the mean kids, which relates to August's excuse. I think that it would be tempting to join in on bullying because the bullies are usually the cool kids, so you feel like agreeing with the cool kids will make you cool. I think that parents play a big role in bullying because a victim of bullying to tell his mom or dad, without anyone knowing. I would think, and hope, that the bullys' parents do not want the children to bully, so if the bullied child's parents told the bully's parents, the bully would most likely get into trouble. However, a common reason for bullying is a lack of a family life, so in some cases, telling the bully's parents may not stop anything. I think that a parent's role in bullying is smaller than the child's, because the child has to stand up for himself at one point, and have the parents as a backup plan. If the child can learn to be strong and stand up for himself, he will eventually be strong enough to not be to hurt by bullying. THis will let the victim be able to overcome bullying completely, and the whole problem will be solved.