CyberBullying


  • Keep kids safe from cyberbullies pdated Thur February 17, 2011
  • Cyberbullying is a growing national concern, with roughly 75 percent of teenagers using cell phones, the most common instrument of harassment. The U.S. education secretary has been talking about it, and the Department of Justice held a cyberbullying summit.
  • Here is a web site with basic knowledge and information to get started.  Stop Cyberbullying.org

    There is also an interview with Parry Aftab on this electronic journal.

    Cyberbullying: An Interview with Parry Aftab

    Posted on February 17, 2011 by admin

    Bonnie BraceyBy Bonnie Bracey Sutton
    Editor, Policy Issues

    Introduction: Parry Aftab, J.D., is the executive director of WiredSafety, a site where victims can receive one-on-one assistance when they have been bullied online. She is the author of a number of books on Internet safety, including A Parent’s Guide to the Internet (1997) and The Parent’s Guide to Protecting Your Children in Cyberspace (2000).

    ETCJ: What is cyberbullying? How is it different from traditional bullying?

    Parry Aftab: Cyberbullying is “any cyber-communication or publication posted or sent by a minor online, by instant message, e-mail, website, diary site, online profile, interactive game, handheld device, cellphone, game device, digital camera or video, webcam or use of any interactive digital device that is intended to frighten, embarrass, harass, hurt, set up, cause harm to, extort, or otherwise target another minor” (WiredSafety). Snip!!

    There is also an interview with Nancy Willard on this site.

    Bonnie Bracey Sutton

    Power of US

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