Stop Cyberbullying Guide https://fios.verizon.com/cyberbullying/ Stop Cyberbullying Guide
Just because cyberbullying isn’t face to face doesn’t mean it’s not serious. In fact, the anonynimty often amplifies the effect.
Test your cyberbullying preparedness.
Do you know what to do if you or someone you know is being cyberbullied?
Cyberbullying at a Distance [video] http://www.cyberbullying.org.nz/at-a-distance-film/ Cyberbullying at a Distance [video] Standing up to cyberbullying
This cyberbullying website contains dedicated guidance for young people, parents and caregivers and teachers and principals who want help to understand and deal with bullying that takes place in cyberspace.
Facebook Reaffirms Its Commitment To Stop Cyber Bullying http://tcrn.ch/RMvCTQ Facebook Reaffirms Its Commitment To Stop Cyber Bullying With New Activist Page, Partnership With The Ad Council
Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2011/Teens-and-social-media.aspx Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites
Pew Report : These findings and others about teens' behavior and experiences on social network sites are based on seven focus groups with teens and a nationally representative survey of youth ages 12-17 and their parents.
As social media use has become pervasive in the lives of American teens, a new study finds that 69% of the teenagers who use social networking sites say their peers are mostly kind to one another on such sites. Still, 88% of these teens say they have witnessed people being mean and cruel to another person on the sites, and 15% report that they have been the target of mean or cruel behavior on social network sites.
One in Five Teachers Witness Cyberbaiting [STUDY] http://mashable.com/2011/11/22/teachers-cyberbaiting/ One in Five Teachers Witness Cyberbaiting [STUDY]
Twenty percent of teachers have personally experienced or know another teacher who has experienced cyberbaiting, a new study reveals.
Cyberbaiting — a form of cyberbullying of teachers conducted by students — occurs when students taunt their teachers, capture their reactions on a mobile recorder and threaten to upload the footage to the Internet.
Preventing and Tackling Bullying pdf http://bit.ly/qgbWaP Preventing and Tackling Bullying
Advice for Head Teachers, Staff and Governing Bodies
This document has been produced to help [UK] schools prevent and respond to bullying as
part of their overall behaviour policy, to understand their legal responsibilities in this area, and to understand the Department’s approach.
Teachers TV: Girls Bullying (video) http://bit.ly/mQ2Jv6 Teachers TV: Girls Bullying (video)
School Matters’ investigates why the bullying of girls by other girls can sometimes be dismissed as verbal spats.
Psychologist, Val Besag and Kidscape's CEO, Michelle Elliot, clarify that it can be a major blight on the health and happiness of girls and needs to treated More…
Girls can be more subtle bullies than boys, using exclusion and verbal weapons rather than fists, so their actions can be more difficult to spot. Experts and practitioners offer helpful tips for spotting bullying amongst girls, and early intervention techniques.
Cyberbullying films http://old.digizen.org/cyberbullying/film.aspx Cyberbullying films
Here you will find key resources to help address the issue of cyberbullying. These include Childnet's cyberbullying film, Let’s Fight It Together, and a unique drama documentary produced by students with accompanying lesson plan.
Teachers TV: Tackling Bullying (video) http://bit.ly/nLzWKp Teachers TV: Tackling Bullying (video)
Presented by Ted Wragg, this ‘Hot Research’ video tackles the issue of bullying.
Here, new research into bullying is presented, from Christine Oliver at the Institute of Education, after children were asked how they thought bullying could be better tackled. Ideas included changing the design of playgrounds and introducing the topic in classrooms.
Olweus Bullying Prevention Program http://www.clemson.edu/olweus/ Welcome to the Clemson University, Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life, website for the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP).
STRYVE http://vetoviolence.cdc.gov/ STRYVE is a national initiative, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which takes a public health approach to preventing youth violence before it starts.
To support this effort, STRYVE Online provides communities with the knowledge and resources to be successful in preventing youth violence.
Stop Bullying Now http://www.stopbullyingnow.com/ Stop Bullying Now
The Stop Bullying Now interventions are based on the work of many researchers in bullying prevention, including Norway's Dan Olweus, England's Smith and Sharp, the USA's Dorothea Ross, Canada's Wendy Craig and Debra Pepler, Australia's Ken Rigby, and on social worker Stan Davis's forty years of experience with children, families, and schools.
The links on this site will lead you through an exploration of interventions that work to reduce bullying in schools and to reduce the harm that bullying can do.
Anti-Bullying Ireland http://antibullyingireland.nfshost.com/ Anti-Bullying Ireland
This site offers three things:
-A method to discover and prevent bullying that has been tested in an Irish school. -This is the Box and Interview Method.
-Advice for parents, students, teachers and management on how to deal with bullying in the Irish context.
-Active help for all of the above groups or individuals in trying to stop bullying.
Stop Cyberbullying http://www.stopcyberbullying.org When schools try and get involved by disciplining the student for cyberbullying actions that took place off-campus and outside of school hours, they are often sued for exceeding their authority and violating the student's free speech right.
They also, often lose. Schools can be very effective brokers in working with the parents to stop and remedy cyberbullying situations. They can also educate the students on cyberethics and the law.
If schools are creative, they can sometimes avoid the claim that their actions exceeded their legal authority for off-campus cyberbullying actions.
Stop Cyberbullying http://www.stopcyberbullying.org/ Stop Cyberbullying
When schools try and get involved by disciplining the student for cyberbullying actions that took place off-campus and outside of school hours, they are often sued for exceeding their authority and violating the student's free speech right.
They also, often lose. Schools can be very effective brokers in working with the parents to stop and remedy cyberbullying situations. They can also educate the students on cyberethics and the law. If schools are creative, they can sometimes avoid the claim that their actions exceeded their legal authority for off-campus cyberbullying actions.
Ripple Effects http://www.rippleeffects.com/rfk/ Welcome to Ripple Effects for Kids online, a place to get help with everyday life. Right now, you'll find help dealing with bullies.
Dealing with Bullies http://kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/emotion/bullies.html Dealing with Bullies
Bullying is a big problem. It can make kids feel hurt, scared, sick, lonely, embarrassed and sad. Bullies might hit, kick, or push to hurt people, or use words to call names, threaten, tease, or scare them.
A bully might say mean things about someone, grab a kid's stuff, make fun of someone, or leave a kid out of the group on purpose.
Some bullies threaten people or try to make them do things they don't want to do.
StopBullying.gov http://www.stopbullying.gov/ StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on how kids, teens, young adults, parents, educators and others in the community can prevent or stop bullying.
Girls Bullying Girls http://www.teachersandfamilies.com/open/parent/ra1.cfm? Girls Bullying Girls
An Introduction to Relational Aggression
From the National Association of School Psychologists
Knowing that your child is the victim of any act of bullying can be devastating to a parent. Understanding the nature of relational aggression can help detect harassment and help children learn to respond and seek support.
Bullying. No way! http://bullyingnoway.gov.au/ Bullying. No way! is developed and managed by all Australian education authorities
for use by Australia's Government, Catholic and Independent school communities.
We are working together to create learning environments where every student and school community member is safe, supported, respected, valued – and free from bullying, violence, harassment and discrimination.
Bullying.org http://www.bullying.org/ Bullying.org's purpose is to prevent bullying in our society through education and awareness. We provide educational programs and resources to individuals, families, educational institutions and organizations.
We make available online learning and educational resources in order to help people deal effectively and positively with the act of bullying and its long-lasting negative consequences.
11 Ways to Help Students Deal with Bullies http://bit.ly/qxoIL9 11 Ways to Help Students Deal with Bullies Non-Violently
A student in your class or school is picking on another student. The child being picked on has to learn some appropriate tactics to deal with the situation.
BullyingUK http://www.bullying.co.uk BullyingUK
BullyingUK is part of Family Lives a national charity providing help and support in all aspects of family life. We're here for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week through our free Parentline.
The Anti-Bullying Network http://www.antibullying.net/ The Anti-Bullying Network
The Anti-Bullying Network is an independent operation with the following objectives:
-to support anti-bullying work in schools;
-to provide a free website;
-and to offer an anti-bullying service which will include the provision of training, publications and consultancy services.