Cyberbullying Created By: Jen Pliska Technology Teacher Mt. View Elementary School Kingsley, Pa
“ Over 40% of all teenagers with Internet access have reported being bullied online”
- National Crime Prevention Council
What is Cyberbullying?
“ a situation when a child is repeatedly 'tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted' by another child using text messaging, email, instant messaging or any other type of digital technology."
Posting personal information
Sending harassing text or instant messages
Sending or posting degrading pictures
Sending viruses and SPAM email including porn
Impersonating someone else online
Only 15% of kids cyberbullied report to an adult about being bullied online.
-National Crime Prevention Council
Victims of cyberbullying attacks suffer from:
Stress and anxiety
Drop in academic performance
Violent or injurious thoughts or behavior
Teach Students About Cyberbullying!
Keep personal information private
If you wouldn’t do it in person, don’t do it online
Stop, block the person, and tell an adult
Don’t be an accomplice or bystander
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