Only one can take a stand others will follow
Three differences between cyberbullying and bullying
Three differences between bullying and cyberbullying is that cyberbullying happens over the internet and bullying is in person. Bullying can be physical and mean words and cyberbullying is mean text. Bullying happens by one to maybe a group of people and cyberbullying can be done by anyone with internet access.
Effects of cyberbullying
Students who are cyberbullied have an increase in anxiety, increased feeling in sadness. They get changes in sleep and eating patterns have heath complaints. Have a decreased GPA and are more likely to drop out and skip.
Help your kids and others be smart about what they say and post online so they don't post something that embarrass them or others. Have them think about who they want to be able to see what pictures and videos they post. Tell your kids to keep your passwords secret and not share them with others.
Start by not responding to the cyberbullying messages and or forward them. Then keep the evidence of the cyberbullying dates, times, messages. Then block the person bullying you.