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Cyberbullying

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Are people hardwired to bully? What about the Bully? Student Achievement and Cyberbullying There is a strong link between cyberbullying and traditional bullying- cite references
It is immediate gratification for the bully
But, we don’t know what will come from cyberbullying
Private vs. Permanent
Sexting
Instagram and others like it Cyberbullying 2 Educating parents about cyberbullying and cyber texting
Parents may be held accountable for the actions of their children
Teens don’t want to lose internet privileges
Defining cyberbullying- it’s difficult to do
Electronic social aggression
Sending or posting harmful or cruel text or images using the internet Cyberbullying Questions

Concerns

Comments Conclusion The reasons for this are the same as traditional bullying
How it differs from other catergories
The history behind it African American Girls and Cyberbullying Silence remains, inescapably a form of speech- Audra Lord

In the end we will not remember the enemies but the silence of our friends- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Silence People feel most empowered when someone sticks up for them
Sometimes the bystander does not believe anything is wrong in a situation
Attacking the silence- also discussed in another slide
This includes, all staff from administrators to custodial workers Bystander Text to Protect
Tahachapi example
OCR
Anonymous school climate surveys
Review Tulsa School System incident reporting
Anti-Bullying specialists in schools
Attacking the silence of the bystander Pros and Cons of Reporting Cyberbullying Discussions regarding Internet Safety.
Discussions regarding the legal aspects of cyberbullying and how it affects students and parents.
More assistance for the Bully
Effective ways to report cyberbullying, ex. Text to Protect
Utilizing the Bystander
Peer Mediation is NOT a proven prevention tactic. Possible way to Deal with Cyberbullying http://youtu.be/XnYrxjr3O14 LOL-LAUGHING OUT LMAO-Laughing my ass off
BFF-Best friends forever MOS-Mom over shoulder
DIKU- Do I know you MYOM – Mine your own business
BRB-Be right back DIKU – Do I know you
BWL- Busting with laughter F2F- Face to Face
PM-Parent Monitor PAL-Parents are listening
CTN- Can’t talk now IPN- I’M posting naked
Bu –Beat You up URU- You are ugly
GNOC –Get naked on computer OLL- Online late
LMINRL- Let’s meet in real life 53x-Sex
RUMORF- are you male or female
IHU- I hate u
URH- You are a Hoe
SM-Slut Magnet
PGII-Parent around watch your language
GZB- Gone to bed
IBN- I’m butt naked
TA –Teacher Aware
TDTM- Talk dirty to me Text Language Action Steps for Educators
Assess- the scope of the problem and analyzing core causes.
Develop policies based on the current law
Establish classroom rules on bullying
Apply your classroom management plan consistently
In Services
Work with the parent to help them understand bullying/ Bully or Victim
Educate students to become a part of a “Tell school”
Supervision schedule monitoring i.e. locker rooms, cafeteria, hallways, restrooms
Response in a timely manner to all reports of bullying

Partnership wit SRO, Mental Health agencies- Social Worker/ Substance Awareness/ Referral to the PPS office.
Establishing support programs Welcome Committee
Promote the normal bully free school zone. What can we do about the problem What are the legal concerns related to Schools
Search of the Internet
Free Speech
Liability
Civil Litigation
Criminal Law Cyber bullying Legal Issues Problems Include:
Silent calls
Insulting and threatening texts
Abusive verbal messages
Stolen Identity Mobile Phones- Bullying Vengeful Angels
Don’t see themselves as a bully.
See as righting wrongs.
Protecting of friends.
Power –Hungry
1.Exert power and control.
2.Typically the victim of offline bullying.
Revenge of the Nerds
Quiet types
Use technology to frighten or embarrass victim.
Empowered by the anonymity to settle the score.
Tough online but not offline.
The Mean Girls
Bored or looking to entertain
Ego-based
Most immature
Done in group planned
Wants everyone to know-social status Four Types of Cyber Bullies Girls are twice as likely as boys to cyber bully
You don’t know me, You can’t see me, It just a game
(ebasedprevention. Org) 26% visit the chat room daily
25% IM everyday
30% use the internet for 3 hours or more per day
24% email material that said hateful things
19% of regular users were involved in online bullying
56% online bullies/victims were targets of offline bullying How Do they accessed the Internet 97% of youth between the age of 12-18 is connected to the internet services.
The main different between old fashioned bullying and Cyber bullying is that the student can no longer seek refuge at home.
Students have 19% chance of being exposed to a negative racial or ethnic slur.
Students who have troubled or poor relationships with their parents have shown to have more internet relationships
They are more likely to be in High School than in elementary or junior high, where as traditional bullies are equally likely to be either sex.
Girls tend to bully about appearance while boys bully about sexual orientation
Alberta Study:
53% of students knew someone being cyber bullied
15% admitted to being a cyber bully
23% are bothered by emails
36% are bothered in chat room
41% are bothered by multiple source, such as text messages

41 % of students did not know who their cyber bully was, while 32% knew it was a schoolmate Who’s Doing it. Technologies increase the likelihood that they will be exploited for personal gain against someone else.
Bullies can remain “hidden” and anonymous
Rapid changes to email account, IM programs make it difficult to track a bully.
Students who would normally not be a traditional bully is more likely to bully behind the box.
Electronic forums can often lack supervision Comparison to Traditional Bullying Flaming – Online fights using electronic messages with angry and vulgar language
Harassment- repeatedly sending nasty, mean and insulting messages
Denigration- “Dissing” someone online. Sending or posting gossip or rumors about a person to damage his or her reputation or friendships.
Impersonation- Pretending to be someone else and sending or posting material to get that person in trouble or danger or to damage that person's reputation.
Outing- Sharing someone’s secrets or embarrassing information or images on line.
Trickery- talking someone into revealing secrets or embarrassing information and then sharing it on line.
Exclusion- Intentionally and cruelly excluding someone from and online group
Cyber stalking- repeated, intense harassment and denigration that includes threats or creates significant fear. Other forms that Cyber bulling can Take Defined- Cyber bullying is willful and involves recurring or repeated harm inflicted through technology.
Electronic Text
Email
Instant Messaging
Blogs/ Fake Blogs in the name of victims to enter the chat room
Mobile Phones
Pager
Spamming – Unknown283- known as the mass spam, make pointless video bashing users and he knows how to hack into accounts. Email “invite Tour Friends” feature
Online games –Xbox 360 –hit “Halo 3” website infects them with the Storm worm. Dance Dance Revolution, Happy elf
Website Polling
Videos
You Tube:
Created in mid February 2005
October 2006, Google acquired the company for 1.65 billion in Google stock.
No one under the age of fourteen is supposed to have an account due to the restriction for uploading pornography offensive content.
Over 100 million videos were being watch every day in 2006
2.5 billion as of June 2006
Over 500,000 user accounts Cyber Bullying- You Tube or not to You Tube Students who are bullied experience real suffering that can interfere with their social and emotional development as well as school performance. Bullying can lead to serious academic , social emotional and legal difficulties.
How do you see this as it relates to the E-PAS system. School Guidance Counselor.
Nurse
Support Staff
Bus Drivers
Teachers
Special Education Teacher
Social Worker How wild is it? Assistance for the Bully Reality TV- Bringing fame to Mean Girls
Being “mean” earns you more respect than being nice.
Is gossiping a form of bullying? Girls, Cyberbullying and Reality TV Discussions about internet safety for students, staff and parents Strategies to Combat Cyberbullying Statement of the policy
Definition of Sexual Harassment
Incidents of Sexual Harassment
Investigation and Complaints Procedure
Step Process/ Time Sensitive. Review of Sexual Harassment Policy Bullying Policy( sent to Governor on 6/27/07-105ILCS 5/27-23.7(HB 18) 30ILCS 805/8.31(new)
Under this bill, School District are required to create and maintain a policy on bullying. The polices must be filed with the State Board of Education and must be updated every two years.
New Legislation Schools include within their discipline policies prohibitions against bullying and harassment.
School establish complaint procedures for students or parents identification of designated school officials responsible for receiving and resolving complaints with timelines
Schools provide and annual notice to parents, students and staff regarding policies and procedures prohibiting bullying. H.R Requires Federal Definitions of Bullying and Harassment
Federal: The Safe and Drug-Free School and Communities Act which is part of NCLB.
H.R. 284 remedies this omission by requiring states and school district to develop policies and programs to prevent and respond to bullying and harassment and part of existing violence prevention obligation as a condition of federal funding. How Did we Get Here- 228 Difficulty relating to peers
Physically weaker and smaller then peers
Family members who are over involved in student’s decisions
May show symptoms of depression. Feel can’t control environment
Poor interpersonal skills
Not Popular
Isolated socially
Afraid of going to school
Poor self concept Characteristics of Victims Aggressive Behaviors.
Mistaking others’ action as hostile.
Concerned with preserving self image.
Engages in obsessive or rigid action.
Bullying can often be associated with street gangs, especially at school. Personalities that are authoritarian.
Strong need to control or dominate.
Deficit in Social Skills
Prejudicial View of Subordinates.
Quick to anger.
Quick to use force. Characteristics of a Bully







The Effects of Bullying

The research shows that individuals whether child or adult who are persistently subjected to abusive behavior are at risk of stress related illness which can sometimes lead to suicide.


Victims of bullying can suffer from long term emotional and behavioral problems. Bullying can cause loneliness, depression, anxiety, lead to low self –esteem and increase susceptibility to illness

The National Conference of sate Legislatures said:

In 2002, a report released by the U.S. Secret Service concludes that bullying played a significant role in many school shootings and that effort should be made to eliminate bullying behavior.

( Bullying- Wikipedia, the Free encyclopedia) Pushing, kicking, hitting ,punching or any physical contact.
Name calling, rumors, teasing, taunting
Being mean, being unfriendly excluded, tormenting i.e. hiding books and clothing, threatening gestures.
Unwanted physical contact or sexually abusive comments i.e. Dating Violence
Is an often ritualistic test, which constitutes harassment, abuse or humiliation.
Breaks the law when it becomes stealing, assault and battery, extortion, sexual harassment, and any other crimes
Focus on issues of sexuality
See Cyber Bullying sections Physical
Verbal
Emotional
Sexual
Hazing
Hate Crimes/ Racist
Homophobic
Cyber Types of Bullying Bullying begins at an early age with behavior like:
1. biting
2. pinching
3. scratching
4. teasing
5. taunting
6. glaring and staring. (mean mugging) History Continues This is a old problem that has been seen as a lower- level, form of violence and has recently started to be addressed by research, educator, administrator, parents and legislators. History of Bullying Bullying is defined as being exposed, repeatedly and over time to negative actions on the part of one or more other persons.
This action is considered negative, when it is intentionally inflicted to cause injury or discomfort through physical or through words or through other ways.
It is overt and covert.
A research definition of bullying by Dan Olweus. Bullying Defined: Define what bullying is
Be aware of your own attitudes and behavior as they relate to bullying
Recognize and describe patterns of bullying behaviors
Be able to describe the effects of bullying on the those who are targets
Examine some of the risk factors that lead to school violence
Use effective strategies to address bullying
Create a working document for a Anti- Bullying campaign for your school. Learning Out comes Introduction
Defining Bullying and Cyberbullying
History of bullying
Types of Bullying
Characteristics of a Bully
Legal aspects of bullying – Court Cases
A comparison of cyberbullying vs. traditional bullying
An examination of similarities and differences of male and female cyberbullies
An examination of both the cultural and social aspects of girls and cyberbullying
Cyber Bullying to “You Tube or Not to You Tube”
What this means for Bremen Dist. 228
What about the bully?

Solutions & Tips Overview Carla B. Cheatham, Counselor
Otis M. Lane, Dean of Students
Bremen High School Cyberbullying In the 21st Century: From Schoolyard to Twitter 1. C. AstroHTfan7444
2. Your Home Town
3. A. B.
4. B. Nickname and favorite car
5. F. A picture of your favorite celebrity, artist singer or author
6.D. A code
Adapted from netsmartz.org/service 2007 “Blog Backlash” Quiz Cyber stalking is illegal and people who do it are not as anonymous as they think.
1997 Harassment Act
phone companies keep numbers from a mast that can be traced.
Anonymous or abusive phone calls is also a criminal offence under section 43 of the Telecommunications Act of 1984.
total free help to track it all down – Freefone 0900 661 441. This bureau deals exclusively with malicious and nuisance calls Mobile Phones School Bus Bullies- On the bus stop before school. Fighting, profanity directed toward the bus driver, video
Bullying in Sport- Hazing and racist taunts are a regular experience.
Happy Slapping an assault in which the attacker is filmed. It involves a stranger being hit over the head while other member of the gang take photographs/video on their camera phones for circulation by phone or to the Internet
Gang Bullying- Recruitment Indicators of School crime and Safety 2006
Students who were interview after the April 1999 shootings at Columbine High School were more likely to report fear of harm or attack at school and while traveling to school.
Also, after the shooting students were more likely to report knowing another student who brought a gun to school. Before the date of Columbine incident,2.4 % of students reported actually seeing another student with a gun at school compared to 3.6 % afterward
Hazing is prevalent among American high school students
48% of students who belong to groups report being subjected to hazing activities.
43%reported being subjected to humiliating activities
30% reported performing potentially illegal acts as part of their initiation Data on Other Bullying issues 9. Engaging in any using any form or type of aggressive behavior that does physical or psychological harm to another or any someone else and or urging other students to engage in such conduct. Prohibited conduct includes and use of violence, force, noise coercion, threat, intimidation, fear, harassment, bullying , hazing or other comparable conduct.
Numbers,14,15 also supports the bullying policy
Also, Hazing Prohibited adopted on July 1, 2005 supports a good school climate. District 228 Board Policy and Procedure
Student Discipline Fourteen percent of students in schools reported being victim of bullying.
Sex differences were not detected in most types of bullying
White, non- Hispanic students were more likely than Black, non-Hispanic students and non-Hispanic students to report being bullied
Younger students were more likely then older students to report being bullied.
Students in school where gangs were present were more likely to report being the victim of bullying.

( NSSC School Safety Statistics December 2006) Statistics show that bullying is 3 times as prevalent as illegal discrimination and at least 1,600 times as prevalent at workplaces and schools. One in 6 experience bullying at work or school. Bullying is also more common than sexual harassment and verbal abuse.
Victims of bullying were more likely
To experience a criminal victimization at school
To be afraid of being attacked at school and elsewhere.
To avoid certain areas of the school and certain activities out of fear of an attack
To report that they carried weapons to school and where engaged in physical fights

Of those students who reported lower grades, victims of bullying were more likely to report receiving D’s and F’s than their non-bullied counter parts Data- Who is Bullying Who Who’s Out
There and
Where are They?
Secondary teachers have a vital
role to play in Identifying bullying and correcting it before the behavior escalates If they are overweight
About their family
If they are popular
If they are good students
If they are a different color or culture
If they have dyslexia
If they are in Special Education
Over what they wear
If they are the teacher pet
If they think that they are a “trick” Reasons They Bully others
Girls
Ingnore,exclude, undermine friendships
Girls start rumours,and hurtful gossip between mutual friends
Girls start the he said she said issues
Girls are usually best friends and have shared confidential information with each other.
The victim is deliberately isolated, spending breaks on her own and having nobody to partner with in her class.
They are often motivated by jealousy.
Girls are vicious and quick to turn a perceived slight into a fight
Friendships are volatile and falling out with other are quick and escalate to other levels- Other family members i.e.. Gangs Boys
Boys name call, steal lunch money, threaten younger boys.
Victim is often quiet and lacking in confidence which leads to them being called gay.
Boys target the victim in the cafeteria, isolated areas, restrooms.
Boys target with violence, laugher, horseplay, they target during PE games and when they are apart of a team.
Boys target the victim when there is little to no supervision i.e.. Lock rooms. Girls vs. Boys- When it comes to Bullying 1984 Established by Presidential Directive
National School Safety Center.
1987- May: Authorities from around the world on schoolyard bullying and victimization met at Harvard University to address the problem of bullying at school.
1992-1993 – NSSC reports school associated violent deaths that the center knows of.
1994 -2008 – Comprehensive data on school- associated violent death, homicide, suicide or weapons related death on school grounds, to and from school, while a person was attending a function or activity whether school bus/vehicle or school property. A case 1825 in the volume of Newgate Calendar reported an example of what could be described as “lethal Hazing” 3 men were charged with killing and slaying of the Hon. F.Ashley Cooper. This case was not as distinct as other cases of the time, but it was consider a indicative of a situation of bullying.
(Bullying, Wikipedia, the free. Encyclopedia) History Outlined Previous aggressive or violent behavior.
Being a victim of physical abuse and or sexual abuse.
Exposure to violence in the home and or the community
Genetic (family heredity) factors.
Exposure to violence in media and video games
Use of drugs and or alcohol
Presence of firearms in the home
Combination of stressful family SES factors
Brain Damage from head injury.
(American Academy of Child Adolescent & Psychiatry) Understanding the violent behavior in adolescents will be a key to managing bulling behavior in schools.
Research shows that a combination of risk factor leads to an increase risk of violent behavior. These includes:


What are the warning signs for violent behavior in children?
Student with intense anger
Frequent loss of temper or blow-ups
Extreme irritability
Extreme Impulsiveness
Becoming easily frustrated
Do not minimize these behavior Bullying Gone “ Wild” Are people hardwired to bully? What about the Bully? Student Achievement and Cyberbullying There is a strong link between cyberbullying and traditional bullying- cite references
It is immediate gratification for the bully
But, we don’t know what will come from cyberbullying
Private vs. Permanent
Sexting
Instagram and others like it Cyberbullying 2 Educating parents about cyberbullying and cyber texting
Parents may be held accountable for the actions of their children
Teens don’t want to lose internet privileges
Defining cyberbullying- it’s difficult to do
Electronic social aggression
Sending or posting harmful or cruel text or images using the internet Cyberbullying Questions

Concerns

Comments Conclusion The reasons for this are the same as traditional bullying
How it differs from other catergories
The history behind it African American Girls and Cyberbullying Silence remains, inescapably a form of speech- Audra Lord

In the end we will not remember the enemies but the silence of our friends- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Silence People feel most empowered when someone sticks up for them
Sometimes the bystander does not believe anything is wrong in a situation
Attacking the silence- also discussed in another slide
This includes, all staff from administrators to custodial workers Bystander Text to Protect
Tahachapi example
OCR
Anonymous school climate surveys
Review Tulsa School System incident reporting
Anti-Bullying specialists in schools
Attacking the silence of the bystander Pros and Cons of Reporting Cyberbullying Discussions regarding Internet Safety.
Discussions regarding the legal aspects of cyberbullying and how it affects students and parents.
More assistance for the Bully
Effective ways to report cyberbullying, ex. Text to Protect
Utilizing the Bystander
Peer Mediation is NOT a proven prevention tactic. Possible way to Deal with Cyberbullying http://youtu.be/XnYrxjr3O14 LOL-LAUGHING OUT LMAO-Laughing my ass off
BFF-Best friends forever MOS-Mom over shoulder
DIKU- Do I know you MYOM – Mine your own business
BRB-Be right back DIKU – Do I know you
BWL- Busting with laughter F2F- Face to Face
PM-Parent Monitor PAL-Parents are listening
CTN- Can’t talk now IPN- I’M posting naked
Bu –Beat You up URU- You are ugly
GNOC –Get naked on computer OLL- Online late
LMINRL- Let’s meet in real life 53x-Sex
RUMORF- are you male or female
IHU- I hate u
URH- You are a Hoe
SM-Slut Magnet
PGII-Parent around watch your language
GZB- Gone to bed
IBN- I’m butt naked
TA –Teacher Aware
TDTM- Talk dirty to me Text Language Action Steps for Educators
Assess- the scope of the problem and analyzing core causes.
Develop policies based on the current law
Establish classroom rules on bullying
Apply your classroom management plan consistently
In Services
Work with the parent to help them understand bullying/ Bully or Victim
Educate students to become a part of a “Tell school”
Supervision schedule monitoring i.e. locker rooms, cafeteria, hallways, restrooms
Response in a timely manner to all reports of bullying

Partnership wit SRO, Mental Health agencies- Social Worker/ Substance Awareness/ Referral to the PPS office.
Establishing support programs Welcome Committee
Promote the normal bully free school zone. What can we do about the problem What are the legal concerns related to Schools
Search of the Internet
Free Speech
Liability
Civil Litigation
Criminal Law Cyber bullying Legal Issues Problems Include:
Silent calls
Insulting and threatening texts
Abusive verbal messages
Stolen Identity Mobile Phones- Bullying Vengeful Angels
Don’t see themselves as a bully.
See as righting wrongs.
Protecting of friends.
Power –Hungry
1.Exert power and control.
2.Typically the victim of offline bullying.
Revenge of the Nerds
Quiet types
Use technology to frighten or embarrass victim.
Empowered by the anonymity to settle the score.
Tough online but not offline.
The Mean Girls
Bored or looking to entertain
Ego-based
Most immature
Done in group planned
Wants everyone to know-social status Four Types of Cyber Bullies 97% of youth between the age of 12-18 is connected to the internet services.
The main different between old fashioned bullying and Cyber bullying is that the student can no longer seek refuge at home.
Students have 19% chance of being exposed to a negative racial or ethnic slur.
Students who have troubled or poor relationships with their parents have shown to have more internet relationships
They are more likely to be in High School than in elementary or junior high, where as traditional bullies are equally likely to be either sex.
Girls tend to bully about appearance while boys bully about sexual orientation
Alberta Study:
53% of students knew someone being cyber bullied
15% admitted to being a cyber bully
23% are bothered by emails
36% are bothered in chat room
41% are bothered by multiple source, such as text messages

41 % of students did not know who their cyber bully was, while 32% knew it was a schoolmate Who’s Doing it. Technologies increase the likelihood that they will be exploited for personal gain against someone else.
Bullies can remain “hidden” and anonymous
Rapid changes to email account, IM programs make it difficult to track a bully.
Students who would normally not be a traditional bully is more likely to bully behind the box.
Electronic forums can often lack supervision Comparison to Traditional Bullying Flaming – Online fights using electronic messages with angry and vulgar language
Harassment- repeatedly sending nasty, mean and insulting messages
Denigration- “Dissing” someone online. Sending or posting gossip or rumors about a person to damage his or her reputation or friendships.
Impersonation- Pretending to be someone else and sending or posting material to get that person in trouble or danger or to damage that person's reputation.
Outing- Sharing someone’s secrets or embarrassing information or images on line.
Trickery- talking someone into revealing secrets or embarrassing information and then sharing it on line.
Exclusion- Intentionally and cruelly excluding someone from and online group
Cyber stalking- repeated, intense harassment and denigration that includes threats or creates significant fear. Other forms that Cyber bulling can Take Defined- Cyber bullying is willful and involves recurring or repeated harm inflicted through technology.
Electronic Text
Email
Instant Messaging
Blogs/ Fake Blogs in the name of victims to enter the chat room
Mobile Phones
Pager
Spamming – Unknown283- known as the mass spam, make pointless video bashing users and he knows how to hack into accounts. Email “invite Tour Friends” feature
Online games –Xbox 360 –hit “Halo 3” website infects them with the Storm worm. Dance Dance Revolution, Happy elf
Website Polling
Videos
You Tube:
Created in mid February 2005
October 2006, Google acquired the company for 1.65 billion in Google stock.
No one under the age of fourteen is supposed to have an account due to the restriction for uploading pornography offensive content.
Over 100 million videos were being watch every day in 2006
2.5 billion as of June 2006
Over 500,000 user accounts Cyber Bullying- You Tube or not to You Tube Students who are bullied experience real suffering that can interfere with their social and emotional development as well as school performance. Bullying can lead to serious academic , social emotional and legal difficulties.
How do you see this as it relates to the E-PAS system. School Guidance Counselor.
Nurse
Support Staff
Bus Drivers
Teachers
Special Education Teacher
Social Worker How wild is it? Reality TV- Bringing fame to Mean Girls
Being “mean” earns you more respect than being nice.
Is gossiping a form of bullying? Girls, Cyberbullying and Reality TV Discussions about internet safety for students, staff and parents Strategies to Combat Cyberbullying Statement of the policy
Definition of Sexual Harassment
Incidents of Sexual Harassment
Investigation and Complaints Procedure
Step Process/ Time Sensitive. Review of Sexual Harassment Policy Bullying Policy( sent to Governor on 6/27/07-105ILCS 5/27-23.7(HB 18) 30ILCS 805/8.31(new)
Under this bill, School District are required to create and maintain a policy on bullying. The polices must be filed with the State Board of Education and must be updated every two years.
New Legislation Schools include within their discipline policies prohibitions against bullying and harassment.
School establish complaint procedures for students or parents identification of designated school officials responsible for receiving and resolving complaints with timelines
Schools provide and annual notice to parents, students and staff regarding policies and procedures prohibiting bullying. H.R Requires Difficulty relating to peers
Physically weaker and smaller then peers
Family members who are over involved in student’s decisions
May show symptoms of depression. Feel can’t control environment
Poor interpersonal skills
Not Popular
Isolated socially
Afraid of going to school
Poor self concept Characteristics of Victims







The Effects of Bullying

The research shows that individuals whether child or adult who are persistently subjected to abusive behavior are at risk of stress related illness which can sometimes lead to suicide.


Victims of bullying can suffer from long term emotional and behavioral problems. Bullying can cause loneliness, depression, anxiety, lead to low self –esteem and increase susceptibility to illness

The National Conference of sate Legislatures said:

In 2002, a report released by the U.S. Secret Service concludes that bullying played a significant role in many school shootings and that effort should be made to eliminate bullying behavior.

( Bullying- Wikipedia, the Free encyclopedia) Who’s Out
There and
Where are They?
Secondary teachers have a vital
role to play in Identifying bullying and correcting it before the behavior escalates If they are overweight
About their family
If they are popular
If they are good students
If they are a different color or culture
If they have dyslexia
If they are in Special Education
Over what they wear
If they are the teacher pet
If they think that they are a “trick” Reasons They Bully others Bullying begins at an early age with behavior like:
1. biting
2. pinching
3. scratching
4. teasing
5. taunting
6. glaring and staring. (mean mugging) History Continues This is a old problem that has been seen as a lower- level, form of violence and has recently started to be addressed by research, educator, administrator, parents and legislators. History of Bullying Bullying is defined as being exposed, repeatedly and over time to negative actions on the part of one or more other persons.
This action is considered negative, when it is intentionally inflicted to cause injury or discomfort through physical or through words or through other ways.
It is overt and covert.
A research definition of bullying by Dan Olweus. Bullying Defined: Introduction
Defining Bullying and Cyberbullying
History of bullying
Types of Bullying
Characteristics of a Bully
Legal aspects of bullying – Court Cases
A comparison of cyberbullying vs. traditional bullying
An examination of similarities and differences of male and female cyberbullies
An examination of both the cultural and social aspects of girls and cyberbullying
Cyber Bullying to “You Tube or Not to You Tube”
What this means for Bremen Dist. 228
What about the bully?

Solutions & Tips Overview Carla B. Cheatham, Counselor
Otis M. Lane, Dean of Students
Bremen High School Cyberbullying In the 21st Century: From Schoolyard to Twitter 1. C. AstroHTfan7444
2. Your Home Town
3. A. B.
4. B. Nickname and favorite car
5. F. A picture of your favorite celebrity, artist singer or author
6.D. A code
Adapted from netsmartz.org/service 2007 “Blog Backlash” Quiz Cyber stalking is illegal and people who do it are not as anonymous as they think.
1997 Harassment Act
phone companies keep numbers from a mast that can be traced.
Anonymous or abusive phone calls is also a criminal offence under section 43 of the Telecommunications Act of 1984.
total free help to track it all down – Freefone 0900 661 441. This bureau deals exclusively with malicious and nuisance calls Mobile Phones Girls are twice as likely as boys to cyber bully
You don’t know me, You can’t see me, It just a game
(ebasedprevention. Org) 26% visit the chat room daily
25% IM everyday
30% use the internet for 3 hours or more per day
24% email material that said hateful things
19% of regular users were involved in online bullying
56% online bullies/victims were targets of offline bullying How Do they accessed the Internet School Bus Bullies- On the bus stop before school. Fighting, profanity directed toward the bus driver, video
Bullying in Sport- Hazing and racist taunts are a regular experience.
Happy Slapping an assault in which the attacker is filmed. It involves a stranger being hit over the head while other member of the gang take photographs/video on their camera phones for circulation by phone or to the Internet
Gang Bullying- Recruitment Indicators of School crime and Safety 2006
Students who were interview after the April 1999 shootings at Columbine High School were more likely to report fear of harm or attack at school and while traveling to school.
Also, after the shooting students were more likely to report knowing another student who brought a gun to school. Before the date of Columbine incident,2.4 % of students reported actually seeing another student with a gun at school compared to 3.6 % afterward
Hazing is prevalent among American high school students
48% of students who belong to groups report being subjected to hazing activities.
43%reported being subjected to humiliating activities
30% reported performing potentially illegal acts as part of their initiation Data on Other Bullying issues Assistance for the Bully Previous aggressive or violent behavior.
Being a victim of physical abuse and or sexual abuse.
Exposure to violence in the home and or the community
Genetic (family heredity) factors.
Exposure to violence in media and video games
Use of drugs and or alcohol
Presence of firearms in the home
Combination of stressful family SES factors
Brain Damage from head injury.
(American Academy of Child Adolescent & Psychiatry) Understanding the violent behavior in adolescents will be a key to managing bulling behavior in schools.
Research shows that a combination of risk factor leads to an increase risk of violent behavior. These includes:


What are the warning signs for violent behavior in children?
Student with intense anger
Frequent loss of temper or blow-ups
Extreme irritability
Extreme Impulsiveness
Becoming easily frustrated
Do not minimize these behavior Bullying Gone “ Wild” 9. Engaging in any using any form or type of aggressive behavior that does physical or psychological harm to another or any someone else and or urging other students to engage in such conduct. Prohibited conduct includes and use of violence, force, noise coercion, threat, intimidation, fear, harassment, bullying , hazing or other comparable conduct.
Numbers,14,15 also supports the bullying policy
Also, Hazing Prohibited adopted on July 1, 2005 supports a good school climate. District 228 Board Policy and Procedure
Student Discipline Federal Definitions of Bullying and Harassment
Federal: The Safe and Drug-Free School and Communities Act which is part of NCLB.
H.R. 284 remedies this omission by requiring states and school district to develop policies and programs to prevent and respond to bullying and harassment and part of existing violence prevention obligation as a condition of federal funding. How Did we Get Here- 228 Fourteen percent of students in schools reported being victim of bullying.
Sex differences were not detected in most types of bullying
White, non- Hispanic students were more likely than Black, non-Hispanic students and non-Hispanic students to report being bullied
Younger students were more likely then older students to report being bullied.
Students in school where gangs were present were more likely to report being the victim of bullying.

( NSSC School Safety Statistics December 2006) Statistics show that bullying is 3 times as prevalent as illegal discrimination and at least 1,600 times as prevalent at workplaces and schools. One in 6 experience bullying at work or school. Bullying is also more common than sexual harassment and verbal abuse.
Victims of bullying were more likely
To experience a criminal victimization at school
To be afraid of being attacked at school and elsewhere.
To avoid certain areas of the school and certain activities out of fear of an attack
To report that they carried weapons to school and where engaged in physical fights

Of those students who reported lower grades, victims of bullying were more likely to report receiving D’s and F’s than their non-bullied counter parts Data- Who is Bullying Who Aggressive Behaviors.
Mistaking others’ action as hostile.
Concerned with preserving self image.
Engages in obsessive or rigid action.
Bullying can often be associated with street gangs, especially at school. Personalities that are authoritarian.
Strong need to control or dominate.
Deficit in Social Skills
Prejudicial View of Subordinates.
Quick to anger.
Quick to use force. Characteristics of a Bully Pushing, kicking, hitting ,punching or any physical contact.
Name calling, rumors, teasing, taunting
Being mean, being unfriendly excluded, tormenting i.e. hiding books and clothing, threatening gestures.
Unwanted physical contact or sexually abusive comments i.e. Dating Violence
Is an often ritualistic test, which constitutes harassment, abuse or humiliation.
Breaks the law when it becomes stealing, assault and battery, extortion, sexual harassment, and any other crimes
Focus on issues of sexuality
See Cyber Bullying sections Physical
Verbal
Emotional
Sexual
Hazing
Hate Crimes/ Racist
Homophobic
Cyber Types of Bullying
Girls
Ingnore,exclude, undermine friendships
Girls start rumours,and hurtful gossip between mutual friends
Girls start the he said she said issues
Girls are usually best friends and have shared confidential information with each other.
The victim is deliberately isolated, spending breaks on her own and having nobody to partner with in her class.
They are often motivated by jealousy.
Girls are vicious and quick to turn a perceived slight into a fight
Friendships are volatile and falling out with other are quick and escalate to other levels- Other family members i.e.. Gangs Boys
Boys name call, steal lunch money, threaten younger boys.
Victim is often quiet and lacking in confidence which leads to them being called gay.
Boys target the victim in the cafeteria, isolated areas, restrooms.
Boys target with violence, laugher, horseplay, they target during PE games and when they are apart of a team.
Boys target the victim when there is little to no supervision i.e.. Lock rooms. Girls vs. Boys- When it comes to Bullying 1984 Established by Presidential Directive
National School Safety Center.
1987- May: Authorities from around the world on schoolyard bullying and victimization met at Harvard University to address the problem of bullying at school.
1992-1993 – NSSC reports school associated violent deaths that the center knows of.
1994 -2008 – Comprehensive data on school- associated violent death, homicide, suicide or weapons related death on school grounds, to and from school, while a person was attending a function or activity whether school bus/vehicle or school property. A case 1825 in the volume of Newgate Calendar reported an example of what could be described as “lethal Hazing” 3 men were charged with killing and slaying of the Hon. F.Ashley Cooper. This case was not as distinct as other cases of the time, but it was consider a indicative of a situation of bullying.
(Bullying, Wikipedia, the free. Encyclopedia) History Outlined Define what bullying is
Be aware of your own attitudes and behavior as they relate to bullying
Recognize and describe patterns of bullying behaviors
Be able to describe the effects of bullying on the those who are targets
Examine some of the risk factors that lead to school violence
Use effective strategies to address bullying
Create a working document for a Anti- Bullying campaign for your school. Learning Out comes Are people hardwired to bully? What about the Bully? Student Achievement and Cyberbullying There is a strong link between cyberbullying and traditional bullying- cite references
It is immediate gratification for the bully
But, we don’t know what will come from cyberbullying
Private vs. Permanent
Sexting
Instagram and others like it Cyberbullying 2 Educating parents about cyberbullying and cyber texting
Parents may be held accountable for the actions of their children
Teens don’t want to lose internet privileges
Defining cyberbullying- it’s difficult to do
Electronic social aggression
Sending or posting harmful or cruel text or images using the internet Cyberbullying Questions

Concerns

Comments Conclusion The reasons for this are the same as traditional bullying
How it differs from other catergories
The history behind it African American Girls and Cyberbullying Silence remains, inescapably a form of speech- Audra Lord

In the end we will not remember the enemies but the silence of our friends- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Silence People feel most empowered when someone sticks up for them
Sometimes the bystander does not believe anything is wrong in a situation
Attacking the silence- also discussed in another slide
This includes, all staff from administrators to custodial workers Bystander Text to Protect
Tahachapi example
OCR
Anonymous school climate surveys
Review Tulsa School System incident reporting
Anti-Bullying specialists in schools
Attacking the silence of the bystander Pros and Cons of Reporting Cyberbullying Discussions regarding Internet Safety.
Discussions regarding the legal aspects of cyberbullying and how it affects students and parents.
More assistance for the Bully
Effective ways to report cyberbullying, ex. Text to Protect
Utilizing the Bystander
Peer Mediation is NOT a proven prevention tactic. Possible way to Deal with Cyberbullying http://youtu.be/XnYrxjr3O14 LOL-LAUGHING OUT LMAO-Laughing my ass off
BFF-Best friends forever MOS-Mom over shoulder
DIKU- Do I know you MYOM – Mine your own business
BRB-Be right back DIKU – Do I know you
BWL- Busting with laughter F2F- Face to Face
PM-Parent Monitor PAL-Parents are listening
CTN- Can’t talk now IPN- I’M posting naked
Bu –Beat You up URU- You are ugly
GNOC –Get naked on computer OLL- Online late
LMINRL- Let’s meet in real life 53x-Sex
RUMORF- are you male or female
IHU- I hate u
URH- You are a Hoe
SM-Slut Magnet
PGII-Parent around watch your language
GZB- Gone to bed
IBN- I’m butt naked
TA –Teacher Aware
TDTM- Talk dirty to me Text Language What are the legal concerns related to Schools
Search of the Internet
Free Speech
Liability
Civil Litigation
Criminal Law Cyber bullying Legal Issues Problems Include:
Silent calls
Insulting and threatening texts
Abusive verbal messages
Stolen Identity Mobile Phones- Bullying Vengeful Angels
Don’t see themselves as a bully.
See as righting wrongs.
Protecting of friends.
Power –Hungry
1.Exert power and control.
2.Typically the victim of offline bullying.
Revenge of the Nerds
Quiet types
Use technology to frighten or embarrass victim.
Empowered by the anonymity to settle the score.
Tough online but not offline.
The Mean Girls
Bored or looking to entertain
Ego-based
Most immature
Done in group planned
Wants everyone to know-social status Four Types of Cyber Bullies 97% of youth between the age of 12-18 is connected to the internet services.
The main different between old fashioned bullying and Cyber bullying is that the student can no longer seek refuge at home.
Students have 19% chance of being exposed to a negative racial or ethnic slur.
Students who have troubled or poor relationships with their parents have shown to have more internet relationships
They are more likely to be in High School than in elementary or junior high, where as traditional bullies are equally likely to be either sex.
Girls tend to bully about appearance while boys bully about sexual orientation
Alberta Study:
53% of students knew someone being cyber bullied
15% admitted to being a cyber bully
23% are bothered by emails
36% are bothered in chat room
41% are bothered by multiple source, such as text messages

41 % of students did not know who their cyber bully was, while 32% knew it was a schoolmate Who’s Doing it. Technologies increase the likelihood that they will be exploited for personal gain against someone else.
Bullies can remain “hidden” and anonymous
Rapid changes to email account, IM programs make it difficult to track a bully.
Students who would normally not be a traditional bully is more likely to bully behind the box.
Electronic forums can often lack supervision Comparison to Traditional Bullying Defined- Cyber bullying is willful and involves recurring or repeated harm inflicted through technology.
Electronic Text
Email
Instant Messaging
Blogs/ Fake Blogs in the name of victims to enter the chat room
Mobile Phones
Pager
Spamming – Unknown283- known as the mass spam, make pointless video bashing users and he knows how to hack into accounts. Email “invite Tour Friends” feature
Online games –Xbox 360 –hit “Halo 3” website infects them with the Storm worm. Dance Dance Revolution, Happy elf
Website Polling
Videos
You Tube:
Created in mid February 2005
October 2006, Google acquired the company for 1.65 billion in Google stock.
No one under the age of fourteen is supposed to have an account due to the restriction for uploading pornography offensive content.
Over 100 million videos were being watch every day in 2006
2.5 billion as of June 2006
Over 500,000 user accounts Cyber Bullying- You Tube or not to You Tube Assistance for the Bully Reality TV- Bringing fame to Mean Girls
Being “mean” earns you more respect than being nice.
Is gossiping a form of bullying? Girls, Cyberbullying and Reality TV Discussions about internet safety for students, staff and parents Strategies to Combat Cyberbullying Statement of the policy
Definition of Sexual Harassment
Incidents of Sexual Harassment
Investigation and Complaints Procedure
Step Process/ Time Sensitive. Review of Sexual Harassment Policy Bullying Policy( sent to Governor on 6/27/07-105ILCS 5/27-23.7(HB 18) 30ILCS 805/8.31(new)
Under this bill, School District are required to create and maintain a policy on bullying. The polices must be filed with the State Board of Education and must be updated every two years.
New Legislation Schools include within their discipline policies prohibitions against bullying and harassment.
School establish complaint procedures for students or parents identification of designated school officials responsible for receiving and resolving complaints with timelines
Schools provide and annual notice to parents, students and staff regarding policies and procedures prohibiting bullying. H.R Requires Federal Definitions of Bullying and Harassment
Federal: The Safe and Drug-Free School and Communities Act which is part of NCLB.
H.R. 284 remedies this omission by requiring states and school district to develop policies and programs to prevent and respond to bullying and harassment and part of existing violence prevention obligation as a condition of federal funding. How Did we Get Here- 228 Difficulty relating to peers
Physically weaker and smaller then peers
Family members who are over involved in student’s decisions
May show symptoms of depression. Feel can’t control environment
Poor interpersonal skills
Not Popular
Isolated socially
Afraid of going to school
Poor self concept Characteristics of Victims







The Effects of Bullying

The research shows that individuals whether child or adult who are persistently subjected to abusive behavior are at risk of stress related illness which can sometimes lead to suicide.


Victims of bullying can suffer from long term emotional and behavioral problems. Bullying can cause loneliness, depression, anxiety, lead to low self –esteem and increase susceptibility to illness

The National Conference of sate Legislatures said:

In 2002, a report released by the U.S. Secret Service concludes that bullying played a significant role in many school shootings and that effort should be made to eliminate bullying behavior.

( Bullying- Wikipedia, the Free encyclopedia) Pushing, kicking, hitting ,punching or any physical contact.
Name calling, rumors, teasing, taunting
Being mean, being unfriendly excluded, tormenting i.e. hiding books and clothing, threatening gestures.
Unwanted physical contact or sexually abusive comments i.e. Dating Violence
Is an often ritualistic test, which constitutes harassment, abuse or humiliation.
Breaks the law when it becomes stealing, assault and battery, extortion, sexual harassment, and any other crimes
Focus on issues of sexuality
See Cyber Bullying sections Physical
Verbal
Emotional
Sexual
Hazing
Hate Crimes/ Racist
Homophobic
Cyber Types of Bullying Who’s Out
There and
Where are They?
Secondary teachers have a vital
role to play in Identifying bullying and correcting it before the behavior escalates If they are overweight
About their family
If they are popular
If they are good students
If they are a different color or culture
If they have dyslexia
If they are in Special Education
Over what they wear
If they are the teacher pet
If they think that they are a “trick” Reasons They Bully others 1984 Established by Presidential Directive
National School Safety Center.
1987- May: Authorities from around the world on schoolyard bullying and victimization met at Harvard University to address the problem of bullying at school.
1992-1993 – NSSC reports school associated violent deaths that the center knows of.
1994 -2008 – Comprehensive data on school- associated violent death, homicide, suicide or weapons related death on school grounds, to and from school, while a person was attending a function or activity whether school bus/vehicle or school property. A case 1825 in the volume of Newgate Calendar reported an example of what could be described as “lethal Hazing” 3 men were charged with killing and slaying of the Hon. F.Ashley Cooper. This case was not as distinct as other cases of the time, but it was consider a indicative of a situation of bullying.
(Bullying, Wikipedia, the free. Encyclopedia) History Outlined Bullying is defined as being exposed, repeatedly and over time to negative actions on the part of one or more other persons.
This action is considered negative, when it is intentionally inflicted to cause injury or discomfort through physical or through words or through other ways.
It is overt and covert.
A research definition of bullying by Dan Olweus. Bullying Defined: Define what bullying is
Be aware of your own attitudes and behavior as they relate to bullying
Recognize and describe patterns of bullying behaviors
Be able to describe the effects of bullying on the those who are targets
Examine some of the risk factors that lead to school violence
Use effective strategies to address bullying
Create a working document for a Anti- Bullying campaign for your school. Learning Out comes Carla B. Cheatham, Counselor
Otis M. Lane, Dean of Students
Bremen High School Cyberbullying In the 21st Century: From Schoolyard to Twitter 1. C. AstroHTfan7444
2. Your Home Town
3. A. B.
4. B. Nickname and favorite car
5. F. A picture of your favorite celebrity, artist singer or author
6.D. A code
Adapted from netsmartz.org/service 2007 “Blog Backlash” Quiz Action Steps for Educators
Assess- the scope of the problem and analyzing core causes.
Develop policies based on the current law
Establish classroom rules on bullying
Apply your classroom management plan consistently
In Services
Work with the parent to help them understand bullying/ Bully or Victim
Educate students to become a part of a “Tell school”
Supervision schedule monitoring i.e. locker rooms, cafeteria, hallways, restrooms
Response in a timely manner to all reports of bullying

Partnership wit SRO, Mental Health agencies- Social Worker/ Substance Awareness/ Referral to the PPS office.
Establishing support programs Welcome Committee
Promote the normal bully free school zone. What can we do about the problem Cyber stalking is illegal and people who do it are not as anonymous as they think.
1997 Harassment Act
phone companies keep numbers from a mast that can be traced.
Anonymous or abusive phone calls is also a criminal offence under section 43 of the Telecommunications Act of 1984.
total free help to track it all down – Freefone 0900 661 441. This bureau deals exclusively with malicious and nuisance calls Mobile Phones Girls are twice as likely as boys to cyber bully
You don’t know me, You can’t see me, It just a game
(ebasedprevention. Org) 26% visit the chat room daily
25% IM everyday
30% use the internet for 3 hours or more per day
24% email material that said hateful things
19% of regular users were involved in online bullying
56% online bullies/victims were targets of offline bullying How Do they accessed the Internet Flaming – Online fights using electronic messages with angry and vulgar language
Harassment- repeatedly sending nasty, mean and insulting messages
Denigration- “Dissing” someone online. Sending or posting gossip or rumors about a person to damage his or her reputation or friendships.
Impersonation- Pretending to be someone else and sending or posting material to get that person in trouble or danger or to damage that person's reputation.
Outing- Sharing someone’s secrets or embarrassing information or images on line.
Trickery- talking someone into revealing secrets or embarrassing information and then sharing it on line.
Exclusion- Intentionally and cruelly excluding someone from and online group
Cyber stalking- repeated, intense harassment and denigration that includes threats or creates significant fear. Other forms that Cyber bulling can Take School Bus Bullies- On the bus stop before school. Fighting, profanity directed toward the bus driver, video
Bullying in Sport- Hazing and racist taunts are a regular experience.
Happy Slapping an assault in which the attacker is filmed. It involves a stranger being hit over the head while other member of the gang take photographs/video on their camera phones for circulation by phone or to the Internet
Gang Bullying- Recruitment Indicators of School crime and Safety 2006
Students who were interview after the April 1999 shootings at Columbine High School were more likely to report fear of harm or attack at school and while traveling to school.
Also, after the shooting students were more likely to report knowing another student who brought a gun to school. Before the date of Columbine incident,2.4 % of students reported actually seeing another student with a gun at school compared to 3.6 % afterward
Hazing is prevalent among American high school students
48% of students who belong to groups report being subjected to hazing activities.
43%reported being subjected to humiliating activities
30% reported performing potentially illegal acts as part of their initiation Data on Other Bullying issues Students who are bullied experience real suffering that can interfere with their social and emotional development as well as school performance. Bullying can lead to serious academic , social emotional and legal difficulties.
How do you see this as it relates to the E-PAS system. School Guidance Counselor.
Nurse
Support Staff
Bus Drivers
Teachers
Special Education Teacher
Social Worker How wild is it? Previous aggressive or violent behavior.
Being a victim of physical abuse and or sexual abuse.
Exposure to violence in the home and or the community
Genetic (family heredity) factors.
Exposure to violence in media and video games
Use of drugs and or alcohol
Presence of firearms in the home
Combination of stressful family SES factors
Brain Damage from head injury.
(American Academy of Child Adolescent & Psychiatry) Understanding the violent behavior in adolescents will be a key to managing bulling behavior in schools.
Research shows that a combination of risk factor leads to an increase risk of violent behavior. These includes:


What are the warning signs for violent behavior in children?
Student with intense anger
Frequent loss of temper or blow-ups
Extreme irritability
Extreme Impulsiveness
Becoming easily frustrated
Do not minimize these behavior Bullying Gone “ Wild” 9. Engaging in any using any form or type of aggressive behavior that does physical or psychological harm to another or any someone else and or urging other students to engage in such conduct. Prohibited conduct includes and use of violence, force, noise coercion, threat, intimidation, fear, harassment, bullying , hazing or other comparable conduct.
Numbers,14,15 also supports the bullying policy
Also, Hazing Prohibited adopted on July 1, 2005 supports a good school climate. District 228 Board Policy and Procedure
Student Discipline Fourteen percent of students in schools reported being victim of bullying.
Sex differences were not detected in most types of bullying
White, non- Hispanic students were more likely than Black, non-Hispanic students and non-Hispanic students to report being bullied
Younger students were more likely then older students to report being bullied.
Students in school where gangs were present were more likely to report being the victim of bullying.

( NSSC School Safety Statistics December 2006) Statistics show that bullying is 3 times as prevalent as illegal discrimination and at least 1,600 times as prevalent at workplaces and schools. One in 6 experience bullying at work or school. Bullying is also more common than sexual harassment and verbal abuse.
Victims of bullying were more likely
To experience a criminal victimization at school
To be afraid of being attacked at school and elsewhere.
To avoid certain areas of the school and certain activities out of fear of an attack
To report that they carried weapons to school and where engaged in physical fights

Of those students who reported lower grades, victims of bullying were more likely to report receiving D’s and F’s than their non-bullied counter parts Data- Who is Bullying Who Aggressive Behaviors.
Mistaking others’ action as hostile.
Concerned with preserving self image.
Engages in obsessive or rigid action.
Bullying can often be associated with street gangs, especially at school. Personalities that are authoritarian.
Strong need to control or dominate.
Deficit in Social Skills
Prejudicial View of Subordinates.
Quick to anger.
Quick to use force. Characteristics of a Bully
Girls
Ingnore,exclude, undermine friendships
Girls start rumours,and hurtful gossip between mutual friends
Girls start the he said she said issues
Girls are usually best friends and have shared confidential information with each other.
The victim is deliberately isolated, spending breaks on her own and having nobody to partner with in her class.
They are often motivated by jealousy.
Girls are vicious and quick to turn a perceived slight into a fight
Friendships are volatile and falling out with other are quick and escalate to other levels- Other family members i.e.. Gangs Boys
Boys name call, steal lunch money, threaten younger boys.
Victim is often quiet and lacking in confidence which leads to them being called gay.
Boys target the victim in the cafeteria, isolated areas, restrooms.
Boys target with violence, laugher, horseplay, they target during PE games and when they are apart of a team.
Boys target the victim when there is little to no supervision i.e.. Lock rooms. Girls vs. Boys- When it comes to Bullying Bullying begins at an early age with behavior like:
1. biting
2. pinching
3. scratching
4. teasing
5. taunting
6. glaring and staring. (mean mugging) History Continues This is a old problem that has been seen as a lower- level, form of violence and has recently started to be addressed by research, educator, administrator, parents and legislators. History of Bullying Introduction
Defining Bullying and Cyberbullying
History of bullying
Types of Bullying
Characteristics of a Bully
Legal aspects of bullying – Court Cases
A comparison of cyberbullying vs. traditional bullying
An examination of similarities and differences of male and female cyberbullies
An examination of both the cultural and social aspects of girls and cyberbullying
Cyber Bullying to “You Tube or Not to You Tube”
What this means for Bremen Dist. 228
What about the bully?

Solutions & Tips Overview Cyberbullying Video
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