October is Anti-Bullying Month…
Cyberbullying Toolkit – Standing up, Not Standing By: A Free Cyberbullying Toolkit for Educators
Every day, you see how cyberbullying hurts students, disrupts classrooms, and impacts your school’s culture. So how should you handle it? What are the right things to do and say? What can you do today that will help your students avoid this pitfall of our digital world?
CommonSenseMedia created this free toolkit to help you take on those questions and take an effective stand against cyberbullying. So start here. Use it now. Rely on it to start your year off right.
Great Free Poster About Cyber-Bullying
Cyberbullying: What Teachers and Schools Can Do
The 8 Venues of Cyberbullying
Why You Should Talk to Kids About Cyberbullying [INFOGRAPHIC]
Prevent Bullying Through the Power of Stories
Edudemic: What Teachers (And Students) Must Know About Cyberbullying
Cyberbullying Facts and Infographic from Edudemic – (Website is no longer available): Facts About Cyber Bullying
- Nearly 43% of kids have been bullied online
- 1 in 4 (of the 43%) says it has happened more than once
- 81% of young people think that bullying online is easier to get away with
- 70% of students report frequently seeing bullying online
- Teens who spend three or more hours per day on social networking sites are 110% more likely to be cyber bullied
- 1 in 10 adolescents have had embarrassing or damaging photos of themselves posted online
- … and more …
Five-Minute Film Festival: Preventing Bullying
A Moment for ISTE Standards
ISTE STUDENT Standard 5. Digital citizenshipStudents understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.
- Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology
- Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity
- Demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning
- Exhibit leadership for digital citizenship
ISTE TEACHER Standard 4. Promote and model digital citizenship and responsibility
Teachers understand local and global societal issues and responsibilities in an evolving digital culture and exhibit legal and ethical behavior in their professional practices.
- Advocate, model, and teach safe, legal, and ethical use of digital information and technology, including respect for copyright, intellectual property, and the appropriate documentation of sources
- Address the diverse needs of all learners by using learner-centered strategies providing equitable access to appropriate digital tools and resources
- Promote and model digital etiquette and responsible social interactions related to the use of technology and information
- Develop and model cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with colleagues and students of other cultures using digital age communication and collaboration tools