Friday October 19, 2012

STOP Cyberbullying

"The problem is that it is still socially acceptable to demean women, still socially acceptable to casually propose violent acts, still socially acceptable to engage in character assassination, and still socially acceptable to attack certain minorities…" -Stephen Downes

Did you know that cyberbullying affects every one in every four students and has happened more than one time and nearly 43% kids have been bullied. Cyberbullying is a huge problem today and actions need to be taken to stop this. We as future teachers need to inform our students about the negative effects it can have cyberbullying students and the negative consequences that come with it. For more information check out the website to learn more about Cyberbullying.

Videos Over the Effects of Cyberbullying

Cyber Bullying
Cyber Bullying

Quotes on Cyberbullying

“Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.”
–Benjamin Disraeli (British Prime Minister and Novelist. 1804-1881)

“When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson quotes (American Poet, Lecturer and Essayist, 1803-1882)

“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.”
–Harvey S. Firestone (American industrialist founder of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Co.,1868-1938)

Quotes can be found on:

Amanda Todd

Amanda Todd a 15 year old girl who suffered from being cyberbullied. Read this article it will open your eyes up to the tragic effects of cyberbullying.

Cyberbullying in the Media

Cyberbullying is one of the easiest and most harmful ways of bullying. Here is an article about how the social media might be playing a part in cyberbullying.

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