Cyberbullying

What is cyberbullying?

  • it is the use of e-mail, instant messaging, chat rooms, pagers, cell phones, or other forms of information technology to deliberately harass, threaten, or intimidate someone
  • it is when a child, preteen or teen is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another child, preteen or teen using the Internet, interactive and digital technologies or mobile phones

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As high school students, what simple steps can you do to prevent cyberbullying and promote proper netiquette?

This activity will showcase what you understand about cyberbullying and how you can address the problem.

Cyberbullying Activity Instructions

  • Search for the following on the net
    • a cyberbullying video or poster on the net
    • slogan/quote on cyberbullying or netiquette
  • Create a new post
    • Post title: Stop Cyberbullying..I can make a difference
    • Insert the video link/poster on your post
    • Write a 6 – 10 sentence reflection on the video or poster
    • After the reflection, write a script/outline on the following situation.
      • You were tasked to make a 1 minute video for the XAVIER community to stop cyberbullying and promote netiquette.
        • What would the video contain (contents – background music, other videos, images, etc)
        • Will you be just acting ? If not, what will you say?
      • You may use bullets with simple statements to describe your scenes
      • This script/outline will help you develop/plan your video next meeting.
Sources of the definitions:
http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/0,,sid9_gci1023061,00.html
http://www.stopcyberbullying.org/what_is_cyberbullying_exactly.html
Sources of the images:
http://www.saynotobullying.org.uk/assets/posters/Cyberbullying%2520Sam%2520Smith.jpg&imgrefurl
http://www.kidscape.org.uk/KSCart/KSResults.asp?parProductID=127

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