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Cyberbullying Project by Erik, Zoe, Ben, and Christina

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Christina Reinhard

on 8 March 2011

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Transcript of Cyberbullying Project by Erik, Zoe, Ben, and Christina

Methods Cyberbullying Let's Stop Cyberbullying Together! About half of young people have experienced some form of cyber bullying, and 10 to 20 percent experience it regularly. 42% of kids have been bullied
while online. Cyberbullying is a person bullying another person through technology. In 2006, a woman in Missouri named Lori Drew made a fake myspace account to torment a girl named Megan Mier. In March 2005, David Knight was teased and beat up at school in Canada. One of the bullies made a website which made fun of him. The kids posted mean comments like, calling him gay. They then made fun of him at school because of what was posted on the website. Drew sent nasty messages to Megan, making her feel very depressed. She ended up hanging herself. In South Hadley, MA Phoebe Prince was tortured in school because she moved here and started dating a senior football player. People threw stuff at her,
sent mean messages, and
talked about her online. On
January 14, 2010 she committed
suicide. Even after she died people
still talked about her and cyberbullied
her online. 35% of kids have been threatened online. Nearly 1 in 5 have had it happen more then once. 21% of kids have recieved mean or threatening email or other messages. Central's AUP summarizes the policy that we have with the use of computers and the district’s network. The AUP has many rules that students, staff members, and members of the community must follow. The AUP says that "Hate mail, harassment, discriminatory remarks, threatening statements, and other antisocial communications” are not allowed. The primary cyber bullying location where victimizing occurs is in chat rooms. The consequences of not following the rules listed in the AUP can involve loss of internet and email, detention, suspension, expulsion, loss of other privileges, and other necessary disciplinary options. You can be bullied through game stations such as playstation and xbox. Flaming Hacking Outing Trickery The punishments of cyberbullying should include being expelled from school and having to do community service. the AUP should say something like, “Cyber bullying will not be tolerable, and harsh consequences will follow.” Happy Slapping Harrassment A study in Britain found that at least half of suicides among young people are related to bullying. Blogs E-mails 58% of kids have not told their parents or an adult about something mean or hurtful that happened to them online. The AUP does not say enough about cyberbullying though. In schools cyberbullying happens all the time. The problem is that you cannot always see that cyberbullying is happening. If you think that it is happening there is multiple things that you are able to do... As the School Board President set up a filter on your computers for the interenet. of The AUP should make the schools have assemblies informing students about bullying cases and the consequences that the school has for any types of cyberbullying. As the principal make sure the kids know it is a bully free zone! As School Board President have different surveys so you know what is happening in the school with bullying. Following chat rooms, 49 percent are victimized via instant message and 28 percent via e-mail. Everyday people become stessed and miss out on living a bully free life. Like... There are easy ways to avoid cyberbullying. Go outside Do not respond back to rude or uncalled for comments that people say. As a student tell an adult if you are being cyber bullied. Avoid being friends with people you can't trust. As Principal Make sure all of the students know what the different disciplines are that go along with cyberbullying. And avoid places where you suspect these people could be. Just leave them alone Blogs Chatrooms As a teacher, talk with other school employees and create a list of rules that go along with bullying. As a student Block people's numbers if a sign of bullying happens. And social networking sites. Report bullying or cyber bullying when observed or suspected. As a student Avoid being alone while being Cyber bullied also don't delete any mean messages you recieve. Schools can raise awareness by holding assemblies or having programs. If you wouldn’t say it in person don’t say it online! Promote the positive use of technology like for schoolwork or research. 53% of kids admit having said something mean or hurt to another person online. More thean 1 in 3 have done it more then once. Find strategies for making reporting a cyberbully easier. Amanda Marcuson was 14 when she was cyberbullied. She told on some girls for stealing her pencil case full of make-up. When she came home instant messages flooded her computer. She got off the computer. At a basketball game that night she got texts... Not the nice kind though... When it comes to cyberbullying there are multiple ways that you can address it. 50 of them. It's the schools job to safeguard the rights of their students to ensure a good learning environment in and out of schools. Help educate the kids. Keep tabs on computers if you see something bad investigate right away. Cause of legal action, reason of pursuing. School administration should be told if cyberbullying is suspected. Legal action Threats of violence, extortion, or obscenity done through cyberbullying should be reported to the police. Help the kids by going to the guidance counselor. Legal documents, such as any proof of obligation. You turn your papers over to the court and give them the facts. Do not respond back to any messages or anything sent from the bully. Delete their messages before reading them. Don't be a fool, cyberbullying is cruel! Cyberbullying isn't always the easiest to find out if it is happening. Here are some ways that you can identify it... As a teacher or principal Monitor the use of school computers. As a student tell someone if you are cyberbullied. As the School Board President give out surveys about cyberbullying to know what is happening inside and out of the school. As a student, if you are recieving mean and hurtful messages, most likely you are being cyberbullied and should report it to an adult. As the principal have students meet with guidance counselors, so they can talk freely with them and it is kept in secret. If addressing cyberbullying you have to be careful as a school incase of any legal issues that you might be faced with. http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.callnerds.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/cyber-bullying.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.callnerds.com/blog/%3Fp%3D985&usg=__csLRopYe6TWD3ObBqJuO1U_NCrY=&h=497&w=520&sz=49&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=hgx-3tgBa-tKOM:&tbnh=129&tbnw=134&ei=g3puTcPrAsnpgQfp46A7&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dcyberbullying%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26hs%3Dy5%26sa%3DN%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26biw%3D1075%26bih%3D575%26tbs%3Disch:10%2C73&um=1&itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=432&oei=T3puTfrAFoL98Ab3w6iFDw&page=1&ndsp=17&ved=1t:429,r:10,s:0&tx=54&ty=72&biw=1075&bih=575
http://www.cyberbullying.info/whatis/whatis.php Only 15% of parents are “in the know” about their kids’ social networking habits, and how these behaviors can lead to cyberbullying. Well over half of young people do not tell their parents when cyber bullying occurs. About half of young people have experienced some form of cyber bullying, and 10 to 20 percent experience it regularly. Nearly 30 percent of students are either bullies or victims, and 160,000 kids stay home from school every day because of bullying. Methods Cyberbullying and...
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