If you are a teacher of children, you need to learn how to get bullies to stop. You need to learn what exactly has to happen so that you can do it. Clearly, winging it, hoping for the best, providing consequences and meaning well aren’t enough.
Assumptions about what is causing bullying and what bullying is are preventing us from solving the problem. So let’s take these one by one and dispel the myths and talk about what might actually work instead.
There is no one best way to stop bullying. What is needed is a comprehensive approach.