Cyberbullying: Hollie McKinstry

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1. Definition: "bullying that takes place over digital devices like cell phones, computers, and tablets" (

1.1. can occur through text, social media posts, emails, or even gaming platforms


2. Consequences of cyberbullying include criminal penalties such as fines or jail time, suspension or expulsion from school, and possibly defamation of character

2.1. Victims can also experience consequences such as "[being] more likely than their peers to abuse alcohol and drugs, have physical and emotional health issues, and may suffer from low self-esteem" (The Law Dictionary).

2.2. To get help with cyberbullying, call 1-800-273-8255 (a helpline set up by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that is available 24/7)

3. To prevent cyberbullying as educators, we can ...

3.1. Educate our students to use technology appropriately

3.2. Keep rules and policies in place that address all types of bullying

3.3. Create activities that give the students a scenario of cyberbullying so they can recognize it in the future

4. Lesson plans that involve cyberbullying ...

4.1. Teach students what to do if they're ever in a situation of cyberbullying

4.2. Teach students what counts as cyberbullying

4.3. Teach students hpow to support someone who is being cyberbullied

4.4. Teach students ways they can stop cyberbullying

5. Statistics regarding cyberbullying ...

5.1. Cyberbullying: Twenty Crucial Statistics for 2021 -

5.2. U.S. internet users who have experienced online harassment 2020 | Statista

6. Responses to cyberbullying include supporting the victim, ensure the victim does not retaliate, explain the importance of keeping evidence, report the bully to social media networks, and remind the victim ways to stay private on the internet

6.1. Dealing with Cyberbullying in Schools: How to Respond