What is the difference between teasing and bullying?
Teasing usually happens between friends
And with bullying there is an imbalance of power
This is where the fun ends
Spend time discussing the difference between bullying and teasing. Provide students with examples and guide them into categorizing the behavior. This is also an opportunity to discuss motives for certain behaviors and how the behavior affects the people involved. Even teasing between friends can develop into a negative relationship verses a positive relationship.
For more ideas, check out my Tips Booklet,
100 Ways to Eliminate Bullying in and out of School.