Easy trick teaches the impact of cyberbullying.

Two apples split in half.

Apple a day keeps cyberbullying away?


A  schooteacher in Britain used an incredibly effective trick to teach kids the powerful effects of cyberbullying.

She posted an image of two apples cut in half on her Facebook page. The image communicated a powerful lesson. In front of a classroom, she insulted and continuously dropped one apple on the ground to symbolize the effects of bullying.

On the outside it looked just like the apple that was not “bullied,” but when split in two, “the apple we’d said unkind words to was bruised and all mushy inside.”

She ended her original post saying, “The tongue has no bones, but is strong enough to break a heart. So be careful with your words.”

Teacher uses apples to explain cyberbullying.

Courtesy of Mashable’s SAM HAYSOM

Rosie Dutton tours schools teaching children about relaxation and mindfulness. On Tuesday evening, she posted on her Relax Kids Tamworth Facebook page about a lesson she’d taught children about the devastating impact bullying can have.


To start with, Dutton explained how her lesson revolved around two apples.

Image: facebook/relax kids tamworth

She talked more about cyberbullying’s impact.

Image: facebook/relax kids tamworth

Dutton’s post received over 140,000 shares in its first 36 hours.

After it went viral, she posted this update.

Image: facebook/relax kids tamworth

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