MARCH 2009

Resources:

What is Cyber Bullying?

www.stopbullyingnow.gov www.stopcyberbullying.org www.cyber-bullying.org

Cyber Bullying Categories

www.isafe.org www.cyberbully.org

Cyber Bullying Information for Educators

Cyber Bullying Types

Cyber Bullying Statistics

What can we do?

Created by Bryan Piotrowski

Cyber Bullying
This brochure was created to help educate teachers about Cyberbullying. This topic is important because almost half of all children have been bullied while online.

Cyber Bullying Categories
Inadvertent Role-Play, Responding Vengeful Angel Righting Wrongs, Protecting Themselves Mean Girls Bored, Entertainment, Ego, Do it in group Power Hungry Want reaction Revenge of the Nerds Victims
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Cyber Bullying Statistics
42% of kids have been bullied while online. 1 in 4 have had it happen more than once. 35% of kids have been threatened online. Nearly 1 in 5 have had it happen more than once. 58% of kids admit someone has said mean or hurtful things to them online. More than 4 out of 10 say it has happened more than once. 53% of kids admit having said something mean or hurtful to another person online. More than 1 in 3 have done it more than once. 58% have not told their parents or adult about something mean or hurtful that happened to them

What is Cyber– Bullying?
According to iSafe.org, Cyberbullying is when a child or teen is threatened, harassed or otherwise targeted by another child or teen using the Internet and digital technologies. There are two kinds of Cyberbullying, direct attacks and Cyber bullying by proxy. Direct Attacks: Instant Messaging Text Messaging BLOGS Internet Polling Cyberbullying by Proxy Get others to bully Can include friends Can include parents Take control of account

Cyber Bullying Types What can we do?
Flaming Harassment Cyber Stalking Denigration Impersonation Outing or Trickery Exclusion Educate your students, about cyber bullying, its dangers, and what to do if someone is cyber bullied. Be sure that your school’s antibullying rules and policies address cyber bullying. Investigate reports of cyber bullying immediately.