Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6Understanding Bullying There are several types of bullying, and a num- ber of reasons why some students bully others. Types of bullying Physical  pushing, shoving, hitting, elbowing, kicking  stealing or damaging another’s property Verbal  teasing or name calling  making insulting or embarrassing comments Social  spreading rumors, lies, or gossip  intentionally damaging another’s social status Cyberbullying  using technology to intimidate, harass, or embarrass another Why students bully  to have power and control over another  to “bring down” someone they’re jealous of  to relieve boredom and entertain themselves  to “get revenge” for a perceived injustice  to impress others and increase their status Many bullies have been bullied themselves, or they come from families where there is violence or abuse.