Cyberbullying by MJAC


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Cyber Bullying: A Prevention Curriculum for Grades 6-12 & Grades 3-5 (Haxelden)

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  • School Counselors could offer Cyber Bullying as part of a support group, counseling or education program, or it could be used in after-school, community, youth enrichment, or faith-based youth programs.
  • I was unable to locate any actual evaluation done on this prevention. However, based on choices of evaluations I selected the following three evaluation processes I felt would best examine and determine the effectiveness of the prevention. They are :
  • Now I will go through a mock session of Cyber Bullying Session 2
  • What is the definition of Cyber Bullying? Well it’s the,
    If you notice in comparison to standard bullying the difference is added technology usage which is common in the youth everyday of operation.
  • So lets look at the typical website set up such as: My space
  • These are the most commons websites/social networks available such as:
  • And basically this is actually taking place while you think you are adding someone you think your really know.
  • These are some of the signs to sense a child is being bullied
  • These are some of the signs to sense the child is the bully
  • So repeat theses after me, please….
  • That’s the end of my presentation. I hope it was helpful for all of you to think of or refer to this program for a prevention method to ‘STOP Cyber Bullying.
    Thank you
  • Cyberbullying by MJAC

    1. 1. Miracle-Josette Creighton Cyber Bullying: A Prevention Curriculum for Grades 6-12 & Grades 3-5 Hazelden Creighton 1
    2. 2. Who is the intended Audience? • Cyber Bullying: A Prevention Curriculum for Grades 6-12 is designed for middle school and high school students. • Cyber Bullying: A Prevention Curriculum for Grades 3-5 is designed for elementary school students. • This program would fit well within a health education, communications, technology, or general life skills curriculum. Creighton 2
    3. 3. What is Cyber Bullying: A Prevention Curriculum for Grades 6-12 and 3-5? Cyber Bullying: A Prevention Curriculum for Grades 6- 12 and Grades 3-5; is a program that deals with attitudes and behaviors associated with cyber bullying. * Grades 6-12: consists of eight-sessions * Grades 3-5: consists of five-sessions Creighton 3
    4. 4. What are the Goals of the Program? • Raise students’ and parents’ awareness of what cyber bullying is and why it is so harmful. • Equip students with the skills and resources to treat each other respectfully when they use cyber technologies; and help students know how to get help if they, or others they know, are being cyber bullied. • Equip students with the skills to use cyber technologies in positive ways. Creighton 4
    5. 5. Is this a Research-Based Program? • Cyber Bullying is not a research-based program, but it is based on the latest research in prevention and on the topic of cyber bullying. • Many of the lesson activities are patterned after prevention models that research has shown to be effective in decreasing negative student behavior, and increasing student attitudes toward refraining from negative behaviors. Creighton 5
    6. 6. Curriculum Scope & Sequence • Session 1: What is Bullying? • Define Bullying • Identify examples of bullying. • Identify the roles students play in the “Bully position” • Identify rules against bullying Creighton 6
    7. 7. Curriculum Scope & Sequence • Session 2: What is Cyber Bullying? • Define cyber bullying • Identify the technologies used in cyber bullying. • Identify cyber bullying situations. Creighton 7
    8. 8. Curriculum Scope & Sequence • Session 3: How Does Cyber Bullying Affect People? • Identify the effects of cyber bullying on the child who is bullied, the bystanders, and the child(ren) who bully. • Identify how to use technology in a positive way. Creighton 8
    9. 9. Curriculum Scope & Sequence • Session 4: Why Do People Cyber Bully Others? • Identify reasons why people think they can get away with cyber bullying others. • State why they think cyber bullying is unacceptable. Creighton 9
    10. 10. Curriculum Scope & Sequence • Session 5: How Should You React to Cyber Bullying? • Identify what steps to take if they are cyber bullied. • Identify what steps to take if they are cyber bullied. • Identify what steps to take if they know that someone else is being cyber bullied. Creighton 10
    11. 11. Curriculum Scope & Sequence • Session 6: Creating a Positive Cyber Site Part I • Describe how some social networking sites began. • Explain what social networking sites do to curb abuse. • Describe the steps in planning a social networking site. Creighton 11
    12. 12. Curriculum Scope & Sequence • Session 7: Creating a Positive Cyber Site Part II • Describe the components of an effective presentation. • Identify how they personally will commit themselves to stop or prevent cyber bullying. Creighton 12
    13. 13. Curriculum Scope & Sequence • Session 8: Creating a Positive Cyber Site Part III • Make a public commitment to preventing cyber bullying. • Identify positive ways to use social networking Web sites. Creighton 13
    14. 14. Evaluation Process for Effectiveness • Process Evaluation: examines whether the prevention was carried out as planned. • Impact Assessment: determine whether the prevention has brought about a change. • Outcome Evaluation: this is where the outcomes are measured to see if the prevention was successful. * Information gather through surveysCreighton 14
    15. 15. Example of Session 2: Creighton 15
    16. 16. CYBER BULLYING Creighton 16
    17. 17. Cyber Bullying • Describes forms of bullying using electronic devices such as mobile phones and computers. • Instead of bullying happening face-to-face, it happens through the use of technology. • It peaks around the end of middle school and the beginning of high school. Creighton 17
    18. 18. Forms of Cyber Bullying: • Emails • Text messaging • Chat • Instant messaging • Websites • Online Games Creighton 18
    19. 19. My Space • You join My space and create a profile • You invite your friends to join My Space and search My Space for your friends who are already members. These people become part of your initial “Friend Space.” • All of the people in your friends’ Friend Space become part of your network. You now have connections to more people than you did 15 minutes ago. Creighton 19
    20. 20. Online Social Networking and Gaming • Webkins (younger children) • My Space • Facebook • Bebo • Second Life Creighton 20
    21. 21. Second Life Social Networking • Users pretend to be whomever or whatever they want to be • It has a virtual economy • It is a complex environment filled with potential risks and rewards. Creighton 21
    22. 22. Signs of Being Cyber Bullied • Unexpectedly stops using the computer • Appears nervous and jumpy when receiving Instant Messages and Emails • Uneasy about going to school • Appears angry, depressed, or frustrated when using the computer • Becomes abnormally withdraw from usual friends. Creighton 22
    23. 23. Signs of Being the Cyber Bully • Quickly closes screen or program when you walk by • Uses the computer at all hours of the night • Gets usually upset when he or she can’t get a computer • Laughing excessively when using the computer • Uses multiple online accountsCreighton 23
    24. 24. Rules against Cyber Bullying • We will not cyber bully others. • We will try to help students who are cyber bullied. • We will include students who are easily left out. • When we know somebody is being cyber bullied, we will tell an adult at school and an adult at home. Creighton 24
    25. 25. Thank you very much for your time & attention Creighton 25