What is Cyberbullying:
"Cyberbullying is the use of digital-communication tools (such as the Internet and cell phones) to make another person feel angry, sad, or scared, usually again and again. Examples of cyberbullying include sending hurtful texts or instant messages, posting embarrassing photos or video on social media, and spreading mean rumors online or with cell phones." Common Sense Media http://https://www.commonsensemedia.org/cyberbullying/what-is-cyberbullying
Resources for Parents:
1. Stop Bullying
This website provides resources for parents, teens, kids, educators and community members about bullying. It has a section specifically addressing cyberbullying. It helps to further define cyberbullying as well as give advice on how to prevent and report incidents of cyberbullying.
2. Kids Health
This website does not specifically focus on bullying or cyberbullying it has a good section that is fully dedicated to the subject of cyberbullying. The information is also available in Spanish.
3. STOP Cyberbullying
This website provides some age specific resources for dealing with and preventing cyberbullying. The motto is "don't stand by - stand up!"
4. Brain POP
Our Brain POP account has some good cyberbullying resources. The students will need to sign-into their accounts to view the videos and play the games.
5. Bullying Statistics - article
This article offers some general facts about cyberbullying: how to identify it, potential harm caused, and what parents can do.