CyberBullying

What is cyberbullying? Cyberbullying includes:

  • sending harassing or threatening emails, voicemails, texts, or instant messages to someone
  • spreading hateful comments about someone through emails, blogs, or chat rooms
  • stealing passwords and sending threatening messages using a false identity
  • building a Web site to target specific people


Reporting Bullying or CyberBullying Form - Open this pdf file, print it out, fill it in (it may be submitted anonymously) and submit it to the principal and the Superintendent of Pender County Schools. If you don't have Adobe Reader, then you may download it from Adobe as a free install.


CyberBully Resources - Instructional K-12

Order Safety Publications from the Federal Government for your school.

Preventing Classroom Bullying: What Teachers Can Do - Start here with this handbook.

Bullying: Guidelines for Teachers

The ABCs of Bullying: Addressing, Blocking, and Curbing School Aggression - The ABCs of Bullying is an online course offered by SAMHSA, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This course examines the causes and effects of bullying, prevention techniques and programs, screening, treatment options, and legal/ethical issues surrounding bullying.

StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on how kids, teens, young adults, parents, educators and others in the community can prevent or stop bullying. The site includes videos for parents and educators on how to identify and address bullying, as well as a full gallery of online resources featuring reports and information on evidence-based programs.

NetSmartzKids.org/. - Younger elementary videos - Be Safe Online!

Cyberbullying - Whats Crossing The Line - available through CommonSenseMedia

CommonSenseMedia.org/educators Select a grade level from the drop down and the topic. Many resources from this site including interactive activities through the digital passport tools. Register your students and they complete the activities over a few weeks.

DigitalPassport.org - Use with upper elementary students - 5th grade? Teach and test online basics. This is also through CommonSenseMedia.

CyberBullying Research Center - Downloadable audio files (podcasts and radio programs), activities (word scramble, crossword puzzles, discussions, quizzes, etc.), handouts, reference materials and more. Read the article from the NY Times looking at it from all sides: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/28/style/28bully.html?_r=1

Stop Bullying Now - Resource site with downloadable activities for young students and adults (look at the top of the screen for Kids and Adults) as well as educational resources. Don't forget to check out the Educators section on the left.

Bullied: A Student, a School and a Case That Made History - Bullied is a documentary film that chronicles one student’s ordeal.

National Crime Prevention Council - Elementary and Middle School resources including online animations and movie clips.

OnGuard Online (Highly Recommended) - All ages - Federal Government site dealing with Student Privacy, Social Networking, Email, Identity Theft, Games, Videos and more including other issues and discussion points for each topic. Order free publications for parents and students under Tools and then click 'Order Publications' on the left.


"Do you know where your kids are — and who they're chatting with online?"