Blog Tour for SOPHIA WRITES TO HER BULLY and A BULLY ON THE SCHOOL BUS by Dr. Mildred D. Peyton + $50.Giveaway! [Ends 11/3/18]
Social exclusion is a form of bullying experienced by some children. When it occurs, they feel isolated, alone, and humiliated. It is important for parents to be informed and talk with their children about all types of bullying (e.g., verbal, physical, social/relational, and cyberbullying) so they are better equipped to intervene or prevent their child from bullying others or being a victim of bullying.
MY REVIEW: (LAWonder10)
Bully on the School Bus addresses a problem between a boy bullying a girl to leave her seat on the bus.
It offers a helpful suggestion which may work but often is not enough.
Bullying is a serious problem, and is growing more severe.
What I feel is very important is for parents to "be there fore the child". Nicole's parents are in a habit of asking questions each day about her daily experiences. That is a key step.
I still feel "in the real world" often a student is mistreated by a bully for telling, when away from adults. Bullies are attention-craving, cowards. If peers do not join in or show approval, but are unimpressed and come to victim's aid, bullying would vastly diminish.
Most "bullies" are bullied at home. This is the first place which needs to be addressed.
The comedy-style illustrations created by Leah Peyton are entertaining and colorful.
This earns a our Stars rating.
*This book was gifted me with no request for a positive review.
About the Author:
Dr. Mildred Peyton is the President and Founder of Peyton Consulting, LLC. Dr. Peyton established her consulting firm, which was initially geared towards school bullying services, in March 2016. She was inspired to create Peyton Consulting and become a children's author on bullying after completing her doctoral research study entitled, "Exploring the Meaning of School Bullying Among Parents of Victimized Children."
During her undergraduate internship in 2002-2003 at Salisbury Middle School in Wicomico County, Dr. Peyton and her team developed and facilitated a mentoring program, providing one-on-one conflict resolution and mediating skills to students who were identified by the program coordinator with ongoing needs of behavioral issues. One of the key/primary areas Dr. Peyton and the other mentors focused on was educating and addressing bullying issues with bullies and victims. And in her graduate program, Dr. Peyton also facilitated a school bullying focus group in 2005 at Maryvale Elementary School in Montgomery County, to teach participants about bullying behaviors and how to avoid bullying others. She also attended several bullying workshops to learn about the latest studies while working with the students. Her passion on this topic followed her even as she served as a member on the Committee on Hate/Violence at Montgomery County Office of Human Rights, in 2013. There she developed a brochure for students and parents for the annual bullying symposium and, provided rich knowledge and skills on this topic throughout the year.
Today, the company has expanded its services to target workplace bullying as well. With the experiences of others and Dr. Peyton's personal experience with adult bullying in the workplace (which caused her to resign from her employer in 2016), she believes attention, guidance, and solutions are also critical in this area. Dr. Peyton holds a Ph.D. in Human and Social Services with a concentration in Social Policy Analysis & Planning. She has a Bachelor's degree in Social Work and Sociology and a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology. Dr. Peyton is committed to using her knowledge and skills to influence positive change among students and adults.
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