Bullying… Bully - http://www.flickr.com/photos/trixer/3531445744/ By trix0r Thomas RickerSome rights reserved by trix0r is when a person or group tries to harm someone who is weaker or who they think is weaker. It can be direct attacks such as hitting, name calling, teasing or taunting. It can be indirect, like spreading rumors or trying to make others reject someone.
According to Students in a 2007 Poll 32% - bullied during the school day 79% - bullied inside the school 23% - bullied outside on school grounds 8% - bullied on the school bus The bullies are warming up - http://www.flickr.com/photos/mangee/200168854/ By mangee JoSome rights reserved by mangee
What is Cyberbullying? Hurting someone over and over again through the Internet or a cell phone. A cyberbully might bad-cyberbully - http://www.flickr.com/photos/winning-information/2314383724/ By J_O_I_D WINNING INFORMATIONSome rights reserved by J_O_I_D email the rumor or post it on Facebook for everyone to see!
CyberbullyingAged 13 to 17 43% - have experienced cyberbullying. 34% - have been a cyberbully and been cyberbullied. 68% - agree that cyberbullying is a serious problem. Day 60; Computer After 12 Hours - http://www.flickr.com/photos/hipponotized/3475313204/ By hipponotizedNo real name givenSome rights reserved by hipponotized
Reasons Given for Cyberbullying 58% - To get back at someone 58% - They deserved it 28% - For fun or entertainment 21% - To embarrass them 14% - To be mean 11% - To show off to friends Jakob Lodwick - http://www.flickr.com/photos/zachklein/4263395/ By Zach Klein Zach KleinSome rights reserved by Zach Klein
Who is Cyberbullying? More girls are cyberbullys than boys (59% girls and 41% boys). Texting - http://www.flickr.com/photos/kicki22/5495445663/ By kicki22 Kara MonroeSome rights reserved by kicki22 81% - Think it is easier to get away with than bullying in person. 80% - Think it is easier to hide from parents than in-person bullying.
Adult intervention is one of the best defenses against bullying. Bullying affects the atmosphere of a school and disrupts the learning environment. Bullying is not something educators have to accept.
Photo References hipponotized. (2009). Day 60; Computer after 12 hours. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/hipponotized/3475313204/ Jo. (2006). The bullies are warming up. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/mangee/200168854/ Klein, Z. (2005). Jakob Lodwick. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/zachklein/4263395/ Monroe, K. (2011). Texting. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/kicki22/5495445663/ Ricker, T. (2009). Bully. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/trixer/3531445744/ Winning Information. (2008). Bad-cyberbully. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/winning-information/2314383724/
References Department of Health & Human Services. (2011). StopBullying.gov. Retrieved from http://stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov/ Enough Is Enough. (2010). InternetSafety101.org: Statistics. Retrieved from http://www.internetsafety101.org/cyberbullyingstatistics.htm National Center for Education Statistics. (2010). Indicator 11: Bullying at school and cyber-bullying anywhere. Retrieved from http://nces.ed.gov/programs/crimeindicators/crimeindicators2010/ind_11.asp Office on Women's Health. (2009). Bullying. Retrieved from http://www.girlshealth.gov/bullying/ U.S. National Library of Medicine. (2010). Bullying: MedlinePlus. Retrieved from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/bullying.html