Intent vs. Perception: How Horseplay Leads to Bullying


monkeys-152488_1280In a large number of bullying incidents, the bully truly believes that their actions are part of a “give and take” scenario of horseplay with the victim. The bully is genuinely surprised to learn that what they are doing is bullying. In this webinar for the Stop Bullying community on, Shannon Holden, Assistant Principal at Republic Middle School, explained procedures to reduce the amount of horseplay that takes place in hallways, bathrooms, and classrooms.

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