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It actually -- do with school as well talk about a hands on approach one California based educator is claiming student to student massages.
Can reduce or prevent bullying.
It's really good idea let's ask amber -- -- vice president.
-- at the education think -- Thomas important institute she's also a former high school teacher.
I'm trying to wrap my head around this amber because.
First of all kids are sort of taught at school these days to keep their hands off of each other and yes exactly.
So what's up with this theory.
Yes so that Syria's -- I think it's absurd.
There's no research that says that the sizes is going to decrease bullying.
It's absolutely insane yes I was a teacher my -- do you spend half the day telling kids to keep their hands off one another.
To -- don't want to invite them to talk to each other and besides that it sounds to me like a recipe for lawsuits sexual harassment abuse cases.
You name it's we live in a litigious society so this is opening up a big can of worms in my opinion.
-- lead beside the fact that does it wouldn't even work I mean here here's the statement from.
He'll Blair who's behind this pure massages -- -- which students can learn to give than receive friendly nurturing touch.
The kind of touched that he -- is the kind of -- that says I accept you because it stimulates oxy Towson.
It isn't -- activity which builds trusting connection here massage creates an atmosphere of social inclusion now here's the thing amber.
When my daughter went through some bullying.
-- -- to a self defense class so that she didn't know how to stand up for herself and feeling empowered not give somebody a must sobs.
Yes I mean -- I hate to give a personal anecdote but I'm must my sister was bullied as a child as well.
What did she do to stop the -- -- -- irrelevant now owns half.
What I what I say you should punch the bully in the nose -- know what I can say that this it's it probably change the situation more than kids giving each other massages and school changes situation.
But my sister they end up being best friends after that but but now we knowing kids -- each other in the face but we also.
Don't want them touching each other in in school we want them learning reading writing and arithmetic.
In school and so much of this has to do with parenting as well because many times the bullying kids have problems at.
Home I amber amber and I got to wrap it up there that thanks so much for your insight today appreciate it thank -- about bias.
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