An ever-present crisis that plagues our children’s schools and everyday lives, Kinacle takes a look at the viral story of 9-year-old Quaden Bayles and using empathy as the best way to battle bullying.
Bullying is America’s sleeping dragon. Everyone hopes and prays it stays deep in its slumber, never showing it’s beastly face, never harming our children but we all know that once in a while the sleeping dragon wakes up and reminds us of how ugly, how hurtful and how damaging it can be. And, as evidence shows – deadly.
Because of its prevalence, bullying has become a horrifying kind of “normal” that it’s sadly one of those things that children must learn to understand as part of everyday life. But up until today, it’s still happening, we’re still discussing it, we’re still looking for solutions and we’re still finding the most effective ways to put an end to bullying. [Read more…]