Question: What happens when teens share their enthusiasm, creativity, and talents to create videos about their experiences?
Answer: They transform how people think about bullying.
These four amazing videos were written, developed and acted in by theater students in Convent of the Visitation School and Saint Thomas Academy (VISTA) in Mendota Heights, Minn.
Have you ever heard “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”? Research has shown that this old saying simply isn’t true. Words can hurt, and bullying can leave a lasting impact. On this week’s episode of PACERTalks About Bullying, middle school students share their thoughts about bullying and its impact, they had some amazing insight to share.
When she was late for a sleepover with people she thought were friends, she never expected that it would lead to this.
The reasons someone bullies are not always obvious. What’s really behind the way these girls treat their free-spirited classmate?
It can be tough being the new guy, going to a new school, going out for the football team, especially when your teammates threaten you.
Find out what happens when girls use technology to humiliate a classmate.
Pete Scampavia, a young man with multiple disabilities, completed this bullying prevention video “DON’T BULLY, BE A FRIEND” as his Eagle Scout project. Pete wanted the message to be from kids to kids because “Sometimes we just don’t want to listen when adults go on and on about something.