Geoff Johnson: U.S. campaign a teaching opportunity

If the U.S. presidential campaign has brought any benefit to public education, it will be found in the opportunities provided by the thinking of some psychological heavyweights whose academic work shines a light on bullying and the personalities of those whose interaction with others is based on bullying.

Parents and teachers know only too well that the destructive effect of childish bullying is no longer limited to playground confrontations. The Internet is filled with cyber-bullying and hundreds of tragic stories like that of Amanda Todd, who committed suicide as a result of cyber-bullying.

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