Cyberbullying Day is an international awareness day encouraging people from around the world to show their commitment toward a truly inclusive and diverse online environment for all, without fear of personal threats, harassment or abuse. Our students are plagued with this new type of cyber threat and we are committed in spreading the word and educating adults and students about how to avoid being bullied and to take a more positive and supportive tone when chatting with peers online.
To help you create an informed conversation about bullying we've selected a few good reads for you and your students to enjoy.
Before the advent of the widespread use of the internet, bullying was confined to school grounds, classrooms, and backyards. Now, the virulence of bullying has taken on new meaning, as bullies take to the web to intimidate, harrass, embarrass, and offend others. Through email, cell phones, text messaging, and social networking sites, bullies can carry out their bullying in many cases without ever having to confront their victims, and often without consequence.
Cyberbullying has become more prevalent through the use of e-mail, instant messages, chat rooms, and other digital messaging systems. It brings with it unique challenges. Cyber Bullying provides the most current and essential information on the nature and prevalence of this epidemic, providing educators, parents, psychologists and policy-makers with critical prevention techniques and strategies for effectively addressing electronic bullying.
Online bullying has become a serious problem for America's children and teens. Readers will learn how to identify bullies online, how to deal with them, and how to avoid becoming bullies themselves.
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