Before your students explore the case study, you may want to try one or more of the following short suggested activities that introduce key themes and help develop a common language for discussions about bullying and ostracism.
Principal Thabiti Brown comments on Tina, a student from Facing History's Ostracism Case Study.
Richard Weissbourd is a lecturer in education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. His work focuses on vulnerability and resilience in childhood, the achievement gap, moral development, and effective schools and services for children.
Richard Weissbourd discusses the moral development of both adults and adolescents and they ways in which they are connected.
Richard Weissbourd discusses why bullying incidents between students reach the tipping point.
Richard Weissbourd discusses the need for perspective-taking in students.