Penn State team develops simulator to train teachers to deal with bullies

November 25, 2014 at 7:34 pm Leave a comment

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Bullying has become an epidemic.

did you know that according to the American Society for the Positive Care of Children, one in three children report being bullied at school. But Jennifer Frank, a Penn State assistant professor, wants to help change that with a new artificial intelligence (AI) simulator.

One of the keys to stopping bullying, she said, is properly preparing teachers to interact with bullied students in an effective way — a skill that doesn’t necessarily come naturally to everyone.

click here to read more http://news.psu.edu/story/335868/2014/11/24/research/penn-state-team-develops-simulator-train-teachers-deal-bullies?utm_source=newswire&utm_medium=email&utm_term=336137_TEXT&utm_content=11-24-2014-12-21&utm_campaign=daily%20newswire

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