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Anti-Bullying Week - Day 3: Tolerance

posted Oct 8, 2014, 8:20 AM by website team   [ updated Oct 8, 2014, 8:20 AM ]

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Tolerance means you accept (not necessarily agree with) another person's ideas and beliefs. If you respect someone's opinions — even if you disagree or find them silly — you display tolerance. The key to tolerance is understanding one another.

 One thing that we cannot and will not tolerate is bullying.

Will you tolerate someone being laughed at? Left out? Pushed around? If you do nothing, the bully gains power.

Instead of turning your back, help the target to turn his or her back to the bullies by walking to class with him or her, sit with them at lunch, tell them they don’t deserve what’s happening to them, and most importantly, tell an adult! Show your support.

Kids who are bullied often feel like no one cares- help them feel like they aren’t alone. But we all have more in common than we think...