This article underscores the importance of learning to be assertive, not aggressive, in standing up for one's self. The article suggests some role-playing exercises to teach students how to be assertive.Source:
Kristin Stuart Valdes, Edutopia, January 25, 2018Description:
"Assertiveness is a key concept in social and emotional learning and represents the middle ground between the extremes of aggression and passivity. When people behave aggressively, they prioritize their own needs and may use threats to get what they want. When people behave passively, they do things they don’t want to do because they feel pressured or threatened by others."Read the full article here!