Cyberbullying Stinks! Let’s all be safer online
A bully…might tease others.…might spread rumors about others.…might threaten, intimidate, and harass others.…might hurt others.…might do one or all of these things.What is a cyber bully?
The Internet Bully: An ExampleThe Internet Bully. (2005). Sunburst Visual Media.Retrieved May 08, 2011, fromLearn360: http://www.learn360.com/ShowVideo.aspx?ID=139387
Sending rude, mean, and unwanted messages to others using the Internet, a phone, or other technology Spreading rumors and lies about others using technology Making fake profiles or emails about others to make them look bad or embarrass them Taking and sending embarrassing pictures of someone to other peopleWhat is Cyber bullying?
Cyber bully- the person who is sending the messages Victim-the person who is being teased Bystander-someone who knows what’s happening, but doesn’t do anything Social networks- Websites that let you connect to other people like Facebook, Myspace, and Twitter Legislation- laws Anonymous- no nameDefinitions
What do I do if it’s happening? The Internet: A Guide for Students. (2010). Colman Communications Retrieved May 08, 2011, from Learn360: http://www.learn360.com/ShowVideo.aspx?ID=333710
Set privacy settings so only people you know can view your profiles, send you emails or messages Don’t give out your phone number, passwords, or other information to anyone except your parents If it isn’t serious, ignore it and block the sender. If it is serious, save the messages and show an adult. Never forward messages sent to you.How can I prevent and stop cyberbullying?
1. Print the Summary Sheet or keep it open in a separate window.2. Use the Tip Sheet to go through the following scenarios in any order.3. Choose the answer you think is best.4. Make sure you visit every scenario.5. Once you are ready, take the Quiz!6. Print your Quiz for the teacher. Summary SheetLet’s Practice!
Someone at school sends you an anonymous text that says you should watch your back. You decide to…a. Delete the text and ignore it.b. Save the text and tell an adult. A BScenario 1
One of your friends sends you a picture of a classmate. It shows her falling in the cafeteria. You should…a. Ignore it and block the sender.b. Forward it to the girl. She might think it is funny. A BScenario 2
Your friend sent you a mean message. You should send her a mean one back because she started it.a. Trueb. False A BScenario 3
Your classmate starts a fake profile about a boy in your class. You should…a. Read it and tell the boy to stand up for himself.b. Tell your teacher about it. A BScenario 4