Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Cyberbullying's impact on children

We cannot forgot how damaging bullying can be to children. Some professionals believe these effects to be worsened when students are bullied through technology (as kids often are not held back because their hatred is sent semi-anonymously). Examples of cyberbulling include harassment through email, chat, or text message. Cyberbullying has been occurring for quite some time, and as I came across the video below, I was reminded that it is my responsibility to teach my students responsible online behavior. Please watch and share with your colleagues: