Cyber bullying awareness professional development meeting


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Cyber bullying awareness professional development meeting

  1. 1. Cyberbullying Awareness Professional Development Meeting By Annie Nierman
  2. 2. So what is cyberbullying?
  3. 3. Cyberbullying is when a child, teen, or pre-teen is: <ul><li>Tormented Threatened </li></ul><ul><li>Harassed Humiliated </li></ul><ul><li>Embarrassed   </li></ul>WiredKids Inc.
  4. 4. By using: WiredKids Inc.
  5. 5. <ul><li>Cyberbullying is serious. Victims have committed suicide and offenders have gone to jail. </li></ul>WiredKids Inc.
  6. 6. 43% of teens have been victims in the last year National Crime Prevention Council
  7. 7. <ul><li>Eighty-one percent of youth </li></ul><ul><li>said that others cyberbully </li></ul><ul><li>because they think </li></ul><ul><li>it’s funny </li></ul>National Crime Prevention Council
  8. 8. <ul><li>Nearly 30 percent of teens </li></ul><ul><li>wanted to seek revenge on </li></ul><ul><li>those who cyberbullied them </li></ul>National Crime Prevention Council
  9. 9. <ul><li>Only 11 percent of teens talked to parents about incidents of cyberbullying </li></ul><ul><li>National Crime Prevention Council </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>17% of teens were </li></ul><ul><li>victimized by </li></ul><ul><li>someone lying about </li></ul><ul><li>them online. </li></ul><ul><li>National Crime Prevention Council </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Over 70 percent of teens </li></ul><ul><li>said that being able to block </li></ul><ul><li>cyberbullies was the most </li></ul><ul><li>effective method of </li></ul><ul><li>Prevention </li></ul><ul><li>National Crime Prevention Council </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>It’s our responsibility to </li></ul><ul><li>teach students compassion </li></ul><ul><li>for one another and how to </li></ul><ul><li>stand up for themselves and their peers. School needs to be a safe place. </li></ul>
  13. 13. CYBER BULLYING TYPES <ul><li>“ Flaming’: Online fights using electronic messages with angry and vulgar language </li></ul><ul><li>“ Harassment”: Repeatedly sending offensive, rude, and insulting messages </li></ul><ul><li>“ Cyber stalking”: Repeatedly sending messages that include threats of harm or are highly intimidating. Engaging in other on-line activities that make a person afraid for his or her own safety </li></ul><ul><li>“ Denigration”: ‘Dissing’ someone online. Sending or posting cruel gossip or rumors about a person to damage his or her reputation or friendships </li></ul><ul><li>~Information on this slide taken from Trolley, Hanel, and Shields~ </li></ul>
  14. 14. CYBER BULLYING TYPES <ul><li>“ Impersonation”: Pretending to be someone else and sending or posting material online that makes that person look bad, gets that person in trouble or danger, or damages that person’s reputation or friendships </li></ul><ul><li>“ Outing and Trickery”: Sharing someone’s secret or embarrassing information online. Tricking someone into revealing secrets or embarrassing information which is then shared online </li></ul><ul><li>“ Exclusion”: Intentionally excluding someone from an on-line group, like a ‘buddy list’ </li></ul><ul><li>{Nancy Willard, M.S., J.D., Director of the Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use} </li></ul><ul><li>~Information on this slide taken from Trolley, Hanel, and Shields~ </li></ul>
  15. 15. Differences Between Traditional Bullying and Cyberbullying <ul><li>BULLYING </li></ul><ul><li>DIRECT </li></ul><ul><li>Occurs on </li></ul><ul><li>school property </li></ul><ul><li>Poor relationships </li></ul><ul><li>with teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Fear retribution </li></ul><ul><li>Physical: Hitting, Punching & Shoving </li></ul><ul><li>Verbal: Teasing, Name calling & Gossip </li></ul><ul><li>Nonverbal: Use of gestures & Exclusion </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>CYBERBULLYING </li></ul><ul><li>ANONYMOUS </li></ul><ul><li>Occurs off </li></ul><ul><li>school property </li></ul><ul><li>Good relationships with teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Fear loss of technology privileges </li></ul><ul><li>Further under the radar than bullying </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional reactions cannot be determined </li></ul><ul><li>{ McKenna & Bargh, 2004; Ybarra & Mitchell, 2004} </li></ul>~Information on this slide taken from Trolley, Hanel, and Shields~
  16. 16. Lesson Plans for Teaching Cyberbullying <ul><li>Cyberbullying Lesson Plan for Primary Schools : This printable PDF offers ideas for a lesson on cyberbullying for young students. It also contains links to outside resources and interactive games. </li></ul><ul><li>Common Sense Media: This is a great site that has 11 lesson plans for grades 2-12. </li></ul><ul><li> : This is a site for school counselors but it does contain 4 lesson plans that deal with cyberbullying. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Resources for Teachers and Parents <ul><li>Stop Cyberbullying for Teachers : An extensive site that would be beneficial for teachers or parents. </li></ul><ul><li>National Crime Prevention Council : This is a great site that provides a lot of information on cyberbullying. </li></ul><ul><li>Stop Cyberbullying Before it Starts : A Great resource to send to parents </li></ul><ul><li> : Another great resource for parents with statistics and information on cyberbullying. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Resources for Students <ul><li>Stop Cyberbullying : Gives info and tips for students to prevent cyberbulllying. </li></ul><ul><li> : Information about cyberbullying written at an elementary or middle school reading level. </li></ul><ul><li>BrainPOP:Cyberbullying : An interactive site for elementary students. </li></ul><ul><li> : An interactive site that covers a variety of online safety for elementary students, tweens, teens, parents, and educators. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Help protect our childhood
  20. 20. It’s your responsibility
  21. 21. Works Cited <ul><li>National Crime Prevention Council. &quot;Stop Cyberbullying Before it Starts.&quot;        Cyberbullying . National Crime Prevention Council, n.d. Web. 12 July       2011. <       cyberbullying.pdf>. </li></ul><ul><li>Trolley, Barbara, Connie Hanel, and Linda Shields. &quot;Cyber Bullying.&quot; Power Point file. Web 12 July 2011. < CYBERBULLYING -pp- BT28th.ppt> </li></ul><ul><li>Wired Kids Inc.  Stop Cyberbullying . Wired Kids Inc, n.d. Web. 12 July 2011.       <>. </li></ul>