What is the greatest act of courage
Everyone knows the definition of courage. But what is it that demands courage from us every single day?
One-third of school children in Estonia have experienced bullying. We talk a lot about how successful is Estonia as an e-country, but unfortunately we do not discuss the fact that cyberbullying in Estonia is more widespread than in other North European countries. It is time to face the hard truth and bring back empathy, understanding, and caring to our culture of communication.
How do we do that?
With courage. The greatest courage.
The greatest courage is to acknowledge the problem
The greatest courage is to educate yourself
Bullying affects everyone – school children, teachers, parents. Here are some materials which will offer advice on how to recognize, prevent, and stop cyberbullying.
If a child, compared to their previous behavior...
Although most of school children are never bullied, it does affect the whole class. Those who witness bullying experience emotional stress, which in turn means that a small minority can affect educational performance of majority of the children.
The greatest courage is to talk