Every year, one in five students will be bullied. Of those students, one in three will be bullied in the classroom. Worse still, there’s no break from the torture: the rise of cyberbullying has created a constant threat, which magnifies the already traumatic effects that bullying has on its victims.
It used to be that at the end of the school day, students could get some distance from their teachers and classmates. Kids could go home and watch a favorite television show, play with neighborhood friends, or spend time with family.
Now, kids are susceptible on any platform, at any time of day. Bullying is pervasive, so the idea developed that it’s a natural part of school life and that everyone goes through it at one point or another.Read more on psychologytoday.com