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Internet safety cyberbullying

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Internet safety cyberbullying

  1. 1. Internet Safety and Cyber Ethics Cyberbullying
  2. 2. What is Cyberbullying? <ul><li>The persistent acts of using interactive technology, most commonly over the internet or cell phone, by one minor specifically targeting another minor. </li></ul>
  3. 3. How? <ul><li>- Direct Attacks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>messages sent directly to the victim </li></ul></ul><ul><li>- By Proxy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>using others to deliver the message </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. How? <ul><li>- Direct Attacks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>messages sent directly to the victim </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Instant Messaging </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Text / Picture Messaging </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social Networking websites </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Why? Anger Boredom Frustration Entertainment Revenge
  6. 6. Impact <ul><li>- Student victim </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anxiety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School phobia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eating disorder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Depression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suicide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Violent or deadly acts against cyberbully </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Impact <ul><li>- Schools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Offer mediation between victim and bullies. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage parents to file police report. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scope of Authority (BCPS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Schools can only discipline for acts performed on school property (including buses). </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Could be sued for overreaching disciplinary boundaries. Courts usually rule against the school). </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Classroom Activities <ul><li>- Lessons to make students aware of cyberbullying </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiz – Are you a Cyberbully? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiz – Have you ever been Cyberbullied? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Character Education Programs - teaching and reinforcing character traits (i.e. respect, caring). </li></ul></ul><ul><li>- Speakers – “Ryan’s Story” – a father tells the story of his son who was cyberbullied and committed suicide. </li></ul>Middle School: Grades 6 – 8
  9. 9. Classroom Activities <ul><li>- Parent Presentation Night – educating students’ parents about internet safety </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cyberbullying </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer protective software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning children’s internet slang </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Resources <ul><li>WiredKids.org </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Presents information and online activities about cybercrimes for students, teachers, and parents. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>StopCyberbullying.org </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Information and preventive tips for kids, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tweens, and teens. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ryan’s Story </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A speaker presentation about a real-life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>cyberbullying case which lead to suicide. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. References <ul><li>WiredKids.org </li></ul><ul><li>StopCyberbullying.org </li></ul><ul><li>MD State Department of Education </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan’s Story </li></ul>

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