Responding to Cyberbullying Incidents

Interactivity: Choose one of the four options below to explore in greater detail.
OPTION 1: Read and explore what stopbullying.gov has to share regarding you as an educator, and what you can to to help prevent cyberbullying and also respond effectively when necessary. Information and many linked resources. 
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OPTION 2: Scan the many educator resources (downloadable PDF) provided by the Cyberbullying Research Center, including the one pictured below on Cyberbullying: Identification, Prevention, and Response. (Note that this site also provides forms for use in documenting and tracking incidents.)
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Option 3: Check out the NO BULLY system, its 4 levels of response actions, and a PDF of how its No Bully System aligns with RTI and PBIS
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Option 4: View and follow the progression for responding to a cyberbullying incident in this visual guide provided by NoBully, Common Sense Media, and Fagen, Friedman and Fulfrost (F3) (from whose site it is downloadable.) 
Though listed as being "Guidelines for Administrators", think about how you in your role as a teacher fit into the progression and flow of responding to an incident. 
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OTHER Cyberbullying Response Resources:

Response to Incidents resources from Fagen Friedman and Fulfrost, LLP Educational Law firm

Responding to Cyberbullying: An Administrator’s Guide (PDF) Flow chart to determine classroom and school level responses

Sample Bullying Response, Investigation and Prevention Checklist Similar to the flow chart resource above, this is a step by step checklist to determine an appropriate responses to an incident.

 

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