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Cyberbullying. A Teacher’s Guide By: Derek Beaty. What is Cyberbullying ?. According to Essex (2012), it is “the use of electronic devices to send or post hurtful, embarrassing text or images intended to create anxiety, intimidation, or emotional distress in another person” (p. 110).

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Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying

A Teacher’s Guide

By: Derek Beaty


What is cyberbullying

What is Cyberbullying?

  • According to Essex (2012), it is “the use of electronic devices to send or post hurtful, embarrassing text or images intended to create anxiety, intimidation, or emotional distress in another person” (p. 110).


What else is it

What else is it?

  • Unwelcome emails from someone a person wants no contact with

  • Hate speech, threats, sexually offensive content, ridicule towards someone

  • Posting false statements

  • Disclosure of personal information in order to embarrass or defame

    (Essex, 2012, p. 110)


Cyberbully tactics

Cyberbully Tactics

  • Gossip

    • Posting or sending gossip to damage someone’s reputation

  • Exclusion

    • Purposely excluding someone from an online group

  • Impersonation

    • Hacking into someone’s email or account to send fake messages

      (Enough is Enough, 2010)


Cyberbully tactics cont

Cyberbully Tactics (cont)

  • Cyberstalking

    • Sending unwanted messages or posts

  • Flaming

    • Hateful and/or offensive messages on websites, forums, or blogs

  • Outing

    • Tricking someone into revealing secrets

  • Cyberthreats

    • Threatening or implying violent behavior

      (Enough is Enough, 2010)


Statistics

Statistics

  • 80% of teenagers use social networking sites

  • 88% of teenagers have witnessed mean and cruel behavior on these sites

  • 21% of teenagers have joined in on harassment of others on these sites

    (Pew Research Center, 2011)


More statistics

More Statistics

  • Reasons for cyberbullying:

    • 58% - The person deserved it

    • 58% - To get back at someone

    • 28% - For fun or entertainment

    • 21% - To embarrass someone

    • 16% - Other reasons

    • 14% - To be mean

    • 11% - To show off for friends

      (Teen Summit on Internet and Wireless Safety, 2009)


What does tn law say

What does TN Law say?

  • According to TN Statute 49-6-1016, school districts are responsible for adopting their own policy for harassment, intimidation, bullying, and cyberbullying.

  • There are 13 specific things that must be included in the policy, from the definition of the terms, to who is responsible for implementing the policy.


What does hcde policy say

What does HCDE policy say?

  • Bullying/Harassment/Intimidation (defined as a repeated, intentional, and hurtful behavior directed to another placing a student in reasonable fear and causing a hostile educational environment) is a violation of HCDE School Board Policy. Claims of bullying/intimidation/harassment are to be directed to the building administrator for investigation without the fear of reprisal or retaliation. False accusations as a means of reprisal or retaliation will be disciplined in accordance with district policies, procedures, and agreements.


What can schools do

What Can Schools Do?

  • Determine the amount of cyberbullying occurring by students in the school

    • Have students complete surveys related to cyberbullying

    • Create a task force to help develop policies to combat cyberbullying


What can schools do cont

What Can Schools Do? (cont)

  • Create an awareness campaign for students, parents, school staff, and the community

    • Allows everyone to become aware that cyberbullying is a problem

    • Improves the chances of better monitoring of students’ electronics use


What can schools do cont1

What Can Schools Do? (cont)

  • Allow students to aid in creating an acceptable use policy

    • Should state what represents cyberbullying and what the consequences are for participating in it

    • The policy should also state how cyberbullying outside of the school will be handled if the actions affect a student while in school


What can schools do cont2

What Can Schools Do? (cont)

  • Teach students how to evade, respond to, and report cyberbullying

    • Work with the students on the possible effects of being a bully online, such as discipline from school or the court system

    • Encourage the students to report any online bullying to any adult


What can schools do cont3

What Can Schools Do? (cont)

  • Have school staff attend professional development on cyberbullying

    • Staff should be aware of what steps to follow regarding cyberbullying

    • The staff should know how to recognize and respond to cyberbullying


What can schools do cont4

What Can Schools Do? (cont)

  • Work with the community to help prevent cyberbullying

    • Coordinate with law enforcement and internet service providers to talk with students about the subject


What can schools do cont5

What Can Schools Do? (cont)

  • Teach parents about cyberbullying

    • Inform parents about what it looks like and how it can affect children

    • Encourage parents to take an active role in supervising their child’s internet activity

  • All steps taken from National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention


Resources for schools

Resources for Schools

  • Cybersmart! Cyberbullying Awareness Curriculum - http://www.nasponline.org/resources/cyberbullying/index.aspx

  • CyberbullyingResearch Center - http://www.cyberbullying.us/

  • Stop Cyberbullying - http://stopcyberbullying.org/


References

References

  • Enough is Enough. (2010). Online bullying. Retrieved from http://www.internetsafety101.org/cyberbullying.htm

  • Essex, N. L. (2012). School law and the public school: A practical guide for educational leaders(5thed). Saddle River, NJ: Allyn and Bacon.

  • Hamilton County Schools. (2011). Code of acceptable behavior and discipline. Retrieved from http://www.hcde.org/media/code-of-acceptable-behavior.pdf


References1

References

  • National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention. (2009). Preventing cyberbullying in schools and the community. Retrieved from http://www.promoteprevent.org/webfm_send/2241

  • Pew Research Center. (2011). Teens, kindness,and cruelty on social network sites. Retrieved from http://pewinternet.org/Press-Releases/2011/Teens-and-social-media.aspx

  • Teen Summit on Internet and Wireless Safety. (2009). Teen online and wireless safety survey: Cyberbullying, sexting, and parental controls. Retrieved from http://www.cox.com/takecharge/safe_teens_2009/media/2009_teen_survey_internet_and_wireless_safety.pdf


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