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How do social dynamics impact the ways we treat our peers, for better or for worse?
level: Middle School
Is social bullying as hurtful as other types of bullying? Why?
Why would someone bully their own friends?
Do you think people find it easier to bully others when they’re in a group? Why?
If you are uncomfortable with how your friends treat you, what are examples of things you can do about it?
Can having empathy for a target of social bullying help you avoid joining in the behavior?
What are examples of things you can do when you hear a rumor about someone?
Why does Melissa Joan Hart think it’s important for people to step out of cliques?
In Tony Robbins’ video, he tells the story of a group of kids who dressed up to support a peer who was bullied. Why do you think it was such an effective strategy?
Do you think Parker is right, that a student’s example is more powerful than an adult’s? Why?