The law regarding schools’ ability to punish students for disrupting the learning environments in schools needs to be strengthened. Schools in this day and age have been facing a more and more frequent problem of having to deal with harassment and bullying online for while the internet does not increase the amount of bullying it does provide a medium to do so that our legal system is not fully prepared to handle. The internet gives students the ability to put out opinions that can very easily make it to a wide audience and indirectly impact the learning environment regardless if there are at school or not. Teachers have even become targets of their own students harassment and it is uncertain whether it is the school 's responsibility to deal with it or not.
Dr. Stacey Scheckner, a Tampa psychologist who counsels teenagers, says “viral videos of a brutal beating may not lead to lifelong psychological damage, but it can give a young victim post-traumatic stress disorder” (Paquette). Students being constantly reminded of what has happened gives them no sense of protection, which can in turn them cause them to take drastic measures. In one case, after a video of someone beating 14-year-old Darin King up at school surfaced, he felt too taunted to continue at Windy Hill Middle School in Owings (George). When one searches up “school fights” on YouTube, over 7 million videos show up (YouTube). In every single video, these people are given constant reminders of their humiliation.
Quite a lot of the shooters “experience rejection all the time,” said Katherine Newman. If they do experience rejection they do this to reach out to bring attention to their problem/problems. Students that bring guns to school and threaten or kill other students could experience this or bullying. They could bring a gun to scare the bully so they can’t bully them anymore. But, the main reason why people do this is because they want to get back at those how had hurt them before.
Stormie McCall Ms. Wood English 4 March 25, 2016 Facebook Isn't Worth Losing Your Job Social Media has became a serious problem between students and teachers in today’s world. Several teachers now days are not much older than high school students and feel more comfortable teaching around them. Most teachers aren't mature enough and don’t set the best examples for high school students. Therefore, it’s best if teachers keep their personal life to themselves along with students. First off, there are several teachers who are crossing boundaries with high school students on Facebook such as commenting, sexting, and videoing inappropriate things on Facebook that is costing them to lose their job as a teacher.
This could affect them in many ways. One of which is depression. If you didn’t know, depression is basically an ailment caused by extreme sadness which could also potentially lead to other diseases. According to the University of Toronto, studies show that 13.5 percent of students in Canada aged 11 to 16 consider suicide or dropping out of school due to cyberbullying. Cyberbullying can distract many students due to the fact that they are so focused on the mean comments their getting that they don’t pay attention in class which could seriously affect their grades and chances of getting a
According to betterlesson.com they state that, “The cons of having the first amendment in place are that it also can bring out voices of hate, untruthful rumors and cyberbullying. Some individuals use the first amendment to spread hate and slander”. How would this impact or affect the people around the world? Well, this would impact teens or adults that are already dealing with hate, untruthful rumors or cyberbullying at work or at school, and when your bully can use freedom of speech, he or she can still hate on you and cyberbully at home
This takes place around the world on most social media sites. This issues can affect anyone but it most commonly affects teenagers. Schools should be concerned because bullying might affect students that attend their school and it can also impact how they function at school. Cyberbullying happens all the time and their are many victims, Schools have been stepping in and trying to help but some people say that schools have no right to do anything
School shooting as the reading says, is a big issue in the U.S. I agree that all the exposure of violence on the media is one of the cause of violence in young people. I agree with rehabilitation for juveniles. If we treat people when they are young, they’re more likely to not commit crimes in the future. I disagree when the reading says that social class may influence in people violence acts because Harris was a middle class was involved in school shooting.
Bullying is becoming a terrible problem in our society. Many kids and teenagers are afraid to go to school and afraid of getting harassed by their peers. The person being bullied may experience depression, social anxiety, sleeping problems, loss of interest in activities they used to like, and eating. The psychological effects for the bullied include suicidal thoughts and behaviors. There are three things parents and schools could do to cut down being bullied; keep an eye on your child’s social media networks,
(Berant and LiQ, 2014) stated that children who were victims of cyber aggression as well all children who were bullied traditionally were more likely to function poorly at school, and we don't want that. But it's happening, this is real it may be happening to children all around the globe and victimized children tend to avoid school which results to absenteeism and indicated poor concentration to school works but there are even more severe outcomes like the children who were bullied suffer anxiety loneliness, sadness, over compliance and insecurity. In the Philippines there were 1,700 reported cases of bullying in the year 2013-2014 (What The Numbers Tell Us About Cyber bullying In The Philippines. (2013). Retrieved April 05, 2016, from http://asksonnie.info/cyberbullying-statistics/) but regardless of the form of bullying students are likely harmed perhaps sadness and hurt feelings about the attack or distract student from their work and reduce there motivation to attend school that both results in lower marks on their