Cyberbullying

by Mrs. Hopkins

Definition of cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is bullying through electronic means--phone or computer by text, emails, social media sites. It can also involve the transfer of video and pictures.

Who is at risk?

Children are easy targets of bullying, and children are more likely to bully others. It can happen anywhere. Some children at risk include:

-Children who are seen as different--overweight, new at school, wear glasses or don't dress as others

-Children you are perceived as weak or an easy target

-Children who seem sad, depressed or with low self-esteem

-Children who are less popular or have few friends

-Children who don't get along with others