Bullying Affect a Child’s Development
Bullying Affect a Child’s Development

Bullying Affect a Child’s Development

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Children in middle and late childhood start developing different cognitive abilities that are essential in improving their overall developmental structures. One of the cognitive abilities that the children are the improvement in memory retention and understanding. As a child I did not understand why other students did not understand the concepts that were being taught in class and why they did not retain the information taught in class.

Since I had developed memory retention and understanding skills early, it took me a while to finally acknowledge that there are students who were not as gifted and would require more help to capture these concepts. I used to believe that these students were not attentive but as I grew older I realized that there they only required more help. I also did not understand why the teacher wanted us to read as a group or recite as a group since I saw it as slowing me down. With the teacher waiting for everyone to give their recited answer I used to view it as a slow model to learning. I was more encouraged when we were given a problem to solve individually thereby giving me the freedom to work on myself that was fast

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Bullying has been rampant for ages in the society with every parent looking to ensure that their child is not bullied. One of the aspects that causes bullying is the benefits that are gained by a bully from their acts. The money, lunch or even the power that the bullies gain drives them to want more and therefore, continue bullying. Most of the bullies are insecure in other environments and look to exercise domination once they find people who so not have the same power.

Bullying is also driven by the urge for power by the bully while looking to take control and gain authority over others. One of the aspects that can be used to control bullying is sensitizing all children against it and ensuring that all students are confident enough to create the best models towards bullying. There are differences that can be created and analyzed but it’s important to ensure that one intervenes to ensure that the children are not affected emotionally and physically through bullying. Bullying is detrimental to a child’s development and has been identified as one of the causes of suicides and shootings in some of the schools across the country.

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