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Name: __________________________ Subject: Cyberbullying
Teacher Name: ___________________ Date: ___________________

 

Cyberbulling Stinks!

 

Introduction:  
  You will be examining the topic of cyberbullying. With more technology being available, there are also more opportunities to be unkind to others. More and more cases of bullying through texts, Facebook, IM, and other forms of technology are popping up.
Task:  
  Your task is to research the topic of cyberbullying, and answer a few basic questions about it:

What is cyberbullying?
How can we prevent it?
What should you do if you are being bullied through technology?
Process:  
  You will have to read the following articles online, as well as watch the listed Youtube videos. With a partner, record the information that you read and see. Include not only factual information, but your feelings, opinions of how the situation unfolded, and what we can learn from it.
Resources:  
  articles:
http://www.stopcyberbullying.org/index2.html
http://www.stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov/adults/cyber-bullying.aspx
movies:
http://www.brainpop.com/technology/computersandinternet/cyberbullying/ (I know, I know...)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFsfDLCkfQU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdQBurXQOeQ
Evaluation:  
  After you have taken notes on the information presented on the sites and videos, you will use the information to create a digital story. Use the website www.yodio.com to create a public service announcement about cyberbullying. Be sure to include ways to prevent cyberbullying and advice to give to victims of cyberbullying.
Conclusion:  
  After the digital story is completed, go to the schools website. On the faculty page, you can find my e-mail address. Send me an e-mail of at least five sentences that explains what you learned from this activity.

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