Digital Citizenship: Cyber Bullying
What can be done about what has been done?
Learn About What is Happening
Today, the internet contains several social media tools that allow people to share about themselves and others. With this new step in internet technologies, old classroom problems have followed to the Interwebs, bringing with them the advent of bullying ove rthe internet, where little can be forgotten. Following is some information that you should consider about this issue when trying to subdue it.
Here is Just a Taste of What Happens
Nearly 43% of kids have been bullied online. One in four has had it happen more than once.
- One in three teens has experienced cyber-threats online.
- Nine out of ten middle school students have had their feelings hurt online.
- About 75% have visited a website bashing another student.
Cyber Aware: Stop Cyberbullying - Infographic
Cyber Bullying is like a Virus
THE CYBER BULLYING VIRUS
Consider what the National Crime Prevention Association has to Say
Here are Some Other Websites With Information.
Take Preventative Measures:
Here's a Few Tips on How to Stop Cyber Bullying
Apply this to Our Classroom
In many of these facts, statistics were given about the reach and effect of cyber-bullying, Using these statistics, determine how many people you believe are affected by cyber-bullying in your classroom, support your answer with statistics listed within the web resources listed above.