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stephanie houdeshell

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Jillian, Megan, Erin, Stephanie Factors That Influence the Creation of a Bully Sports & Bullying Reinforcing Bully Behaviors There is no "one size fits all" description of what factors influence the creation, but individual, family, school, and community factors can all contribute to why a child or an adult becomes a bully. Nurture Using Aggression in Today's Sports "Bullies like an audience" "25% of teachers see nothing wrong with bullying or putdowns." Philosophies, Mind-Sets, Theories, behaviors, and Hypotheses "Win-At-All-Costs" Philosophy
Frustration-Aggression Hypothesis of 1939
"Hostility Bias" Mind-Set
Social-Learning Theory
Retaliatory Behavior Individual Media Influences Family/Home School Community The Bottom Line If the audience approves, bullying behavior will continue If the audience disapproves, bullying behavior will likely decrease Survey says... Too many people buy into myths about bullying Jesse A. Steinfeldt
The Department of Psychology at Indiana University-Bloomington
Survey Television and Movies Music Magazines Celebrities Video Games “Children think ‘If I behave like that I’ll end up in the cool crowd and in the celebrity magazines.’” Books We need to understand that by treating bullying with a passive attitude, we signal to bullies that those kinds of behaviors are okay. We need to be familiar with and understand myths surrounding bullying, and be willing to stand up for what is right. Demonstration: Pay attention... that is if you want a free-bee "Bystanders, especially children, need to be empowered to act." Nature
Stephanie H. Blackout Bingo!!
Get to know one another
Reinforce content information

Read situation, determine what category the situation refers to, collect classmate signature
No classmate can sign twice on same sheet
Blackout means all boxes must have both components complete
When you achieve blackout, be sure to shout it out!
Game is not over until all have finished Previous or current experience with bullying

In a place of power

Poor academic success

Has no positive role model

Uses bullying as a way of expressing frustration/anger A child experiencing/viewing bullying in their home

Neglect/Anger directed at child from parent

Has a mother with mental health issues

Home where fights are solved with arguments, little supervision, or homes located in violent-prone neighborhoods

Parents encourage or downplay the bullying behavior of children

Inconsistent punishment Living in a culture fascinated with winning, power, and violence

Living in crowded and poor living situations

Living with a larger and impoverished family

No positive recreational activities for kids or teens Crowded environments

No clear bullying rules or regulations

No staff training

Too small staff to student ratio

Do not track patterns in violent behaviors "Most of the time bullying is just normal teasing."

"Bullying does not cause any long term damage."

"Bullying toughens a child up." Agenda Nature vs. Nurture

Bullies in Sports


Class Activity Nature Genetic Factors
height, weight, appearance, etc. Class Activity Citations Heredity & hormone levels can play a part in one's aggressive tendencies

Mental health issues
difficulty controlling behavior or impulses Brain Scans have identified that bullies enjoy seeing others in pain. Gonzales, A. (n.d.). What causes bullies and bully behavior?. Retrieved from http://www.catholicdos.org/file/WhatCausesBulliesPeggy5-2011.pdf
Bullying. (2012). Retrieved from http://childrenshospital.org/az/Site2912/mainpageS2912P1.html
Bullying Statistics. (2009). Why do people bully?. Retrieved from http://www.bullyingstatistics.org/content/why-do-people-bully.html
Seattle Schools. (2009, September). How does a person become a bully: Understanding reasons for a bully's behavior. Retrieved from http://district.seattleschools.org/modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/1583136/File/Departmental Content/cyber bullying/lesson 7/cbms_7_sa3.pdf
Football, boys, and bullying: What's the connection?. (2012, Jan 30). Retrieved from http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/football-boys-bullying-connection-0130123/
National Association of School Psychologists. (2002). Bullying prevention: What schools and parents can do. Retrieved from http://www.lebanonct.org/district/lms/support_services/nasp/bullying.html
Wilde, M. (2007). The bully and the bystander. Retrieved from http://www.greatschools.org/parenting/bullying/593-the-bully-and-the-bystander.gs?page=all
Act Against Bullying. (n.d.). Bullying and the media's influence. Retrieved from http://www.actagainstbullying.org/campaigns/grade_not_degrade_campaign.htm Today in sports
Aggression and Intimidation
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