Posts Tagged ‘Cyber Bullying’

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It’s up to us, no matter what age you are — you can make a difference. Bullying affects everyone.  Most of all, the victim. I know people are tired of hearing about cyberbullying, bullying and honestly – I can’t blame you.  The fact is, the words are being over-used.  It is time we take a […]

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It’s a fact, many people will turn a blind eye when they witness negative behavior. Whether it is online or in a school hallway or in the workplace — it is easier (or safer) to walk away than to risk getting involved. It is no different than not wanting to get involved in being a […]

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Children and teens talking and texting on their smartphones is a very common sight on any city street or in any shopping mall. Children get their hands on mobile devices at a very early age; most are online by the time they are in the third grade. While technology can be a fantastic learning tool […]

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Tito de Morais, The Internet Safety Guy, recently said in a forum, “Kids that are at risk offline will be at risk online, as questionable conduct in the physical and digital world is not mutually exclusive.” After collaborating on several other articles, including the “Cyber-Shield” series, I was thrilled to be a part of Sue […]

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There are experts and there are advocates in the bullying and cyberbullying arena.  Actually in many fields you will find experts and advocates. When it comes to cyberbullying two of the leading experts, Drs. Justin Patchin and Sameer Hinduja, founders of The Cyberbullying Research Center, are undeniable the best in their field. Cyberbullying is a […]

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Cyberbullying. Just for kicks I looked up the definition online and did a screenshot of it. If you can read the bottom lines it states: “children may be reluctant to admit to being victims of cyberbullying” I can understand the reluctance. We know that many kids and adults will silently suffer and unfortunately we don’t […]

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The suicide of 12 year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick, like the other tragic suicides of young lives, created a ground swell of bullying and cyberbullying prevention advocates to write many articles about horrific incident. During National Bullying Prevention Month we just learned that two more young lives will be changed forever — however not how you […]

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It is such a simple word, kindness.  To be kind to one another seems like such a simple task, yet on almost a daily basis we hear about peer cruelty online (both adults and kids) that will use keystrokes as their weapon of choice to hurt others. Recently I was at the movies waiting in […]

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It used to be the case that parents just puzzled over their teens’ calculus homework; now parents have the added challenge of hashtags and embed codes. That’s because parents must become role models online as well as offline, since the separation between those worlds is becoming less distinctive. Since online behavior has real world effects, […]

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StopBullying.Gov is pleased to unveil its very first infographic, with research and statistics on what bullying is and how to prevent it. The infographic illustrates the many forms of bullying, its prevalence and its impact on youth and communities.    Copyright permission by StopBullying.gov for SueScheffBlog.com Follow StopBullying.gov on Twitter and join them on Facebook.