Name Calling and Hurt Feelings

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Title/Topic: “Forum 5: Name Calling and Hurt Feelings”
Address the following: In Ms. Resnik’s tenth-grade history class, students frequently get into arguments. Most of these altercations begin when one student calls another student a derogatory name. When she intervenes, Ms. Resnik usually hears, “I was only kidding.” Regardless of the intent, the result is loss of class time, hurt feelings, and adversarial feelings between students. How can Ms. Resnik change the behavior of her tenth-grade student.