It is important that educators become familiar with the warning signs that a child may be involved in bullying. Some warning signs that a child is being bullied include:
- Changes in behavior, eating, and/or sleeping habits
- Nightmares or difficulty sleeping
- Unexplained injuries
- Ripped clothing or lost personal items
- Physical ailments – headaches, stomach aches, etc.
- Loss of interest in school and social events
- Self-harm behaviors
Some signs that a child is bullying other children include:
- Increase in aggression
- Possession of extra money or items that do not belong to them
- Overly concerned about their reputation
- Blame others for problems and don’t take responsibility for their own actions
You can find out more about warning signs here.
For the Main Article on Bullying, CLICK HERE.
For Creating a Learning Environment that Addresses Bullying, CLICK HERE.
For Book Lists and Classroom Resources, CLICK HERE.
For Director’s Corner Bullying Prevention Reflection, CLICK HERE.