Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Bullying in schools;
Bullying is an ever-present problem occurring within elementary schools across the world. Bullying creates personal, social and emotional, as well as academic problems for the victim. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to investigate the various interventions that are implemented in elementary schools in order to combat the effects of bullying. Internal and external characteristics of victims, bullies, and bystanders will be identified. Gender differences related to bullying will be described, as well the effects bullying has on elementary students. Finally, numerous interventions aimed at reducing the effects of bullying will be discussed.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education
Michael D. Waggoner
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©2006 Renee E. Bullerman
Bullerman, Renee E., "The effects of bullying on elementary students" (2006). Graduate Research Papers. 437.