Preventing Bullying

Teachers

 

Teachers play a huge role in preventing and reacting towards bullying. They resemble the most trusted adult in a school environment that should resemble a role model when it comes to reacting towards bullying behavior

Below are some tips that you can keep in mind to help promote positive cultures in your classroom or campus:

- Establish a rewarding program from students who show thoughtfulness towards other

- Promote volunteerism to build empathy in students

- Scheduling frequent group counseling sessions to promote peer involvement

- Make time for one-on-one counseling sessions

- Create “Bully free spots” in playground to protect children

- Set a tone of respect in classrooms by creating a “What to do” contract rather than “What not to do”

- Schedule frequent in-class activities for students and seminars/talks for older age