educators, parents, students, and others
to combat online social
to this web site! Cyberbullying
is sending or posting harmful or cruel text or images using the
Internet or other digital communication devices. The
stories are heart breaking. Teens who are:
cruel, vicious, and sometimes threatening messages.
web sites that have stories, cartoons, pictures, and jokes ridiculing
pictures of classmates online and asking students to rate them,
with questions such “Who is the biggest ___ (add a derogatory
into an e-mail account and sending vicious or embarrassing material
someone in IM (instant messaging), tricking that person into revealing
sensitive personal information, and forwarding that information
a picture of a person in the locker room using a digital phone
camera and sending that picture to others.
is emerging as one of the more challenging issues facing educators
and parents as young people embrace the Internet and other mobile
is provided by the Center for Safe and Responsible Internet
Use. CSRUI provides resources for educators and others
to promote the safe and responsible use of the Internet. The Cyberbully.org
web site provides:
Guide to Cyberbullying An overview of this phenomenon and practical
guidance on prevention, detection, and intervention.
and Resources for Educators
in the News Links
to news reports about cyberbullying.
Research Basis Review of the research and philosophy upon which the strategies developed by CSRUI are based.
Soon: Teen's Guide to Cyberbullying
Other online resources
a Monthly Forum on Cyberbullying - Nancy Willard, Director
of CSRUI hosts a live chat discussion on Internet Safety/Cyberbullying
through Tapped-In on the third Thursday of most months at 4:00, p.m.
West Coast time. More