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However, bullying engenders destructive behaviors that form bamers to positive connections with other individuals, young or old. For exam- BULLYING IN T H E MIDDLE SCHOOL 33 ple, some middle school boys and girls consider that bullying others causes them to be admired. ” Researchers Hoover and Oliver (1995) reported that students agree that the most trauma from bullying occurs during the middle school years and suggested that as many as 80 percent of middle school students engage in bullying behaviors.
And N. Stein. Bullyproof A teacher’sguide on teasing and bullying for use with 4th and 5th grade students. Wellesley College’s Center for Research on Women, telephone (781)283-2510. ” Just for Children Gainer, C. (1998). I’m like you, you’re like me: A child’s book about understanding and celebrating each other. Free Spirit. Developed for grades pre-K to three, this text focuses on diversity and encourages young children to learn concepts of acceptance, kindness, cooperation, and respect. Keller, H.
Romain, T. (1998). Cliques, phonies, and other baloney. Free Spirit, ISBN 1-57542-045-7. This is a guide for helping young people make and keep friends. The author uses humor, direct advice, and cartoons; for grades two through seven. Videos Manners mutter. MarshMedia, (800) 821-3303. This video uses comical live-action role reversal in the home and at school to reinforce how important it is to consider others, take turns, be a good sport, othenvise use good manners. Student workshop: All about respect.