A Day In A life Of A Bullied Freshmen – Game Description

نتيجة بحث الصور عن ‪A Bullied student‬‏We all agree that bullying is a serious and common obstacle among societies that can threaten students’ emotional and physical safety at school and definitely impact their ability to learn in a negative way. Both studies and statistics show that between 1 in 4 and 1 in 3 U.S. students say they have been bullied at school!

To clarify, throughout our game, the player experiences the real struggles of a bullied victim by living an entire day full of aggressive and unwanted behaviors. The player first chooses either to be a “skinny boy with glasses” or a “chubby girl with braces” and then starts facing the real dilemma…

The game narrates a tough journey of a young student who is being bullied by and among other school aged children. The player is a victim of complex situations including threats, rumors, physical and verbal attacks, group exclusion, etc… However, the player has to choose an immediate reaction to these acts by selecting one of the options provided in the game: either by taking action, reporting the incident, or simply by running away and ignoring the problem.

The behavior or the act of bully is being repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time, throughout the day. Bullying occurs during or after school hours. Please note that it can occur anywhere and anytime in the school building, the classroom, the bus or even on the playground.

The aim of this game is not only to promote empathy with bullied kids, but also to prove that bullying is an unpleasant but inevitable part of school for many students, that impacts the student’s emotional well-being and academic achievement, both in the short and the long-term…

-Mariam Khalifa and Mirna Ashraf

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