Tag Archive | "Cyber bullying"

Best Defenses Against Cyber Bullies: Good parenting and self-control can help

Thursday, May 26, 2011

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Check out this short article by Abigail Baird for Scientific American which refers to a study by Carter Hay and Ryan Meldrum at the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida State University.  In a study of 426 adolescents (average age 15), Hay and Meldrum found that

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Online Safety and Digital Citizenship for the Younger Set: Hector’s World

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

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Following on from our blog yesterday about the need for creating a culture of respect and dignity both online and off, today we want to feature Hector’s World, a website that encourages this approach from an early age (see also our previous features under “Reviews“).  

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Cyberbullying Prevention Resources: Cyberbullying Research Center website

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

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We’ve mentioned materials from this website in previous blogs (see “Right Now” Toolkit Resources, and Top Ten Fact Sheets), but it’s such a valuable resource that we wanted to include it “en masse” in this feature on cyberbullying prevention websites.  What makes it such a valuable resource?  Well, to start with …

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Cyber bullying: “Top 10″ Fact Sheets Reviewed

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

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Periodically, we will be reviewing the cyber bullying “Fact Sheets” which can be found on various websites, as these are often useful resources to keep readily at hand for educators, parents and students wanting to know more about this topic.  They can be a great way to introduce this complex topic in a manner which does not overwhelm or [...]

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Experts on Cyberbullying: Shaheen Shariff, Ph.D.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

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Expert on Cyberbullying:  Shaheen Shariff is Associate Professor at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and an international expert in cyberbullying. Why we think Shariff is a cyberbullying expert to follow:

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Bullying: Nearly Three in Four Americans Say Serious Problem

Saturday, May 1, 2010

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In a new study by Public Agenda, almost three in four Americans (74%) say bullying is a serious problem in their local schools. The 1001 participants were interviewed by telephone April 8 to 11, 2010 and the questions on bullying were part of a larger survey that included questions on politics, current events and even [...]

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Cyber Bullying: What does the future look like?

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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Leading researchers (Shariff & Hoff, 2007; Shariff, 2008) have likened cyber bullying to a modern-day version of William Golding’s (1954) classic novel, Lord of the Flies, inasmuch as technological communication advances allow young people to be able to ecape to a ”virtual island” where there are few rules, little adult supervision, and opportunity for a resultant deterioration [...]

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Cyber Bullying: Court Case Summaries

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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We know that wading through a heap of legal documents to find out about current legal cases on cyber bullying probably ranks right along with having root canal work done, but luckily for you others have already done that and produced some great summaries along the way.

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