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Cyber-bulling children. By: Shelby Vasta. What is Cyber- bullying ?. When one child targets another child using harmful tactics. Text messages, games, websites, playground harassment and more!. http://www.flickr.com/photos/pitzyper/525859858 /. Importance!. It happens EVERYWHERE ! - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Cyber-bulling on school grounds

Cyber-bulling children

By:Shelby VastaHi Im Shelby Vasta, and Im going to tell you about cyber-bullying and the many effects of this harmful cause.1What is Cyber-bullying?When one child targets another child using harmful tactics.Text messages, games, websites, playground harassment and more!

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Cyber-bullying is when one child targets another child using harmful tactics. This can include many thing such as text message, games, websites and playground harassment. It is a serious cause that has been going on for years with kids of all ages.2Importance!It happens EVERYWHERE!4 out of 5 kids in the middle school have been bulliedParents informed to help stop it!

Cyber bullying is indeed happening everywhere! Statistics state that 4 out of 5 middle school students have been in bullying behavior the last 30 days. Parents today are being more informed about the problems and issues of cyber-bulling and how it may be effecting their child or how they can tell their children to help stop it.3BackgroundTwo types of Cyber bullyingDirect attackCyber bullying by proxyKids/teens being tormentedNot always one person.can be back and forthIn cyber bulling there are two types that can happen one being direct attack which is when it comes from the person such as a text message, stealing passwords, blogs, websites and sending pictures. The other kind is Cyber bullying by proxy which is when you have someone else do the harmful deed to the harmless child. It is always not just one person it can be a group of people going back and forth that may cause harassment behavior. Kids are getting tormented , teased harassed and put down for something that haven't done. 4

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These two pictures demonstrate two types of cyber bulling the picture on the left of the kids pillow fighting is a example of harassment and the on the right is an example of cyber bulling creating a website or nasty messages to another child.5Examples7 students suspended for posting imagesTwo classmates make a website about another student13 year old class mate bullied and sent instant massages

Some examples of cyber bulling are: 7 students get suspended for posting a picture of one of their classmates being killed by a machine. The next example is of two students who make a wesite about another student called Kill Kylie Incorporated making threats and homophobic comments. The last example is of a 13 year old classmate who was sent instant messages calling him gay and he was taunted and teased and in 2003 he took his own life. 6Impact on K-12 educationStudents being cyber bullied:Emotions, fear, scared, embarrassedConcentration in schoolnot paying any attentionPoor gradesattendanceThere has been a major impact on k-12 education with the effects of cyber bullying. The students being bullied have showed many emotions to help hide or shelter themselves from this abuse they show fear, being scared and embarrassed. Concentration for the victims in school is not easy for them they constantly are not paying attention and have poor grades in their classes. They also have low attendence which can potetnially hurt them in the long run.7Continued

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These pictures are also a few representation of cyber bulling in classrooms and through text massages which can be one click away!8Future directionsMaking lesson plans for students Helps with:School violenceCyber securityBehavioral changeThe future plans with helping children with cyber bullying is that teachers have started to make lessons plans dealing with this issue. For example Students examine face-to-face bullying behaviors and identify why these behaviors create problems. They role-play to find ways to resolve the problem and create a poster of No Bullying rules. In time things like this will help with school violence, cyber security and behavioral changes within students.9How is it being handledBill passed in 2002 for all schools to get a anti-bullying policyStarting to give parents informationBill 5288 states.How is cyber bullying is being handled in a very supportive and active way! A bill was passed in 2002 for all schools to get and anti-bullying policy. They are also staring to give parents information online and cell phone harassment and what to do about it. In the bill 5288 states that: An intentional written, verbal, or physical act against a student which is motivated by the bullys perception of that students race, color, or creed, gender, sexual orientation, or other distinguishing characteristics When the intentional act physically harms a student or damages his/her property; substantially interferes with the students education; is so severe, persistent or pervasive that it creates an intimidating or threatening educational environment; or substantially disrupts the orderly operation of a school.10ConclusionCyber bullying must be stoppedInterferes with educationThe well being of childrens livesParents must know and helpTo many consequences come with cyber bullying

In conclusion cyber bullying needs to be stopped, it interferes with education and the well being of students lives no child should feel unsafe in school or their own house, this is why parents really need to get involved not only for the child's sake but their sake as well there is way to many consequences that come with cyber bullying and no one should have to be the vicim of it! Thank you.11ReferencesPalmer, Jan. "Center for Learning Connections." Take a stand against Cyber bullying. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Mar. 2010. .Webster, Chris. Inbox. N.p., 2004. Web. 24 Mar. 2010. ."What is it?." Stop Cyberbullying. Wiredkids, n.d. Web. 24 Mar. 2010. ."Cyberbullying lessons and Activities." Cyber Smart. Cyber Smart Education, 2010. Web. 24 Mar. 2010. http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/cyberbullying/.I hate you. We hate you, Class pitzyper! http://www.flickr.com/photos/pitzyper/525859858/Cell Phone Kid Azureon2 http://www.flickr.com/photos/shadowmancer76/2731276420/Little girls fighting blmurch http://www.flickr.com/photos/blmurch/300618702/Adrian on computer Bombardier http://www.flickr.com/photos/bombardier/15371858/Skeletonslizmarie http://www.flickr.com/photos/perspicacious/4053791299/