Resources

A Leader’s Guide to “Words Wound”

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By Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja

Whether you teach in the classroom, lead a youth group, or work with teens in another setting, “Words Wound: Delete Cyberbullying and Make Kindness Go Viral” can help you guide your young people as they learn about cyberbullying, consider their own attitudes and actions (and those of others), and think about ways to delete cyberbullying and make kindness go viral. This FREE leader’s guide can help you use Words Wound to inspire productive discussion, engage teens in reflection, explore useful strategies for dealing with online bullying, and work toward building a culture of greater kindness and respect.

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Responding to Cyberbullying: Top Ten Tips for Educators

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By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin

This Top Ten List informs school professionals about how best to deal with cyberbullying cases when they occur among students.

Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. (2009). Responding to cyberbullying: Top ten tips for educators. Cyberbullying Research Center. Retrieved [insert date], from http://www.cyberbullying.us/
Top_Ten_Tips_Educators_Cyberbullying_Response.pdf

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Preventing Cyberbullying: Top Ten Tips for Educators

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By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin

This Top Ten List provides specific guidance for those in the school system to reduce the vulnerability of students to online harassment.

Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. (2009). Preventing Cyberbullying: Top Ten Tips for Educators. Cyberbullying Research Center. Retrieved [insert date], from http://www.cyberbullying.us/Top_Ten_Tips_Educators_Cyberbullying_Prevention.pdf

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Connecting with Students Online: Issues to Consider When Educators “Friend” Students

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By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin

This fact sheet provides information for educators and students to keep in mind when connecting via social media.

Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. (2013). Connecting with Students Online: Issues to Consider When Educators “Friend” Students.
Identification, Prevention, and Response. Cyberbullying Research Center. Retrieved [insert date], from http://www.cyberbullying.us/FriendingStudentsonFacebook.pdf

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Cyberbullying Word Trace

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By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin

An activity distributed to youth to promote discussion about cyberbullying.

Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J.W. (2013). Cyberbullying word trace:
Talking to youth about Internet harassment. Cyberbullying Research Center. Retrieved [insert date], from http://www.cyberbullying.us/cyberbullying_word_trace.pdf

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Cyberbullying Word Find: Talking to Youth about Internet Harassment

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By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin

A word search to be distributed to youth to promote discussion about cyberbullying and Internet safety.

Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. (2013). Cyberbullying word find:
Talking to youth about Internet harassment. Cyberbullying Research Center. Retrieved [insert date], from http://www.cyberbullying.us/cyberbullying_word_find.pdf

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Cyberbullying Crossword Puzzle: Talking to Youth about Internet Harassment

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By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin

A crossword puzzle to be distributed to youth to promote discussion about cyberbullying.

Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J.W. (2013). Cyberbullying crossword puzzle:
Talking to youth about Internet harassment. Cyberbullying Research Center. Retrieved [insert date], from http://www.cyberbullying.us/cyberbullying_crossword.pdf

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Cyberbullying Scripts for Parents to Promote Dialog and Discussion

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By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin

Provides parent/teenager “scripts” to promote dialogue and discussion about cyberbullying

Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. W. (2013). Cyberbullying Scripts for Parents to Promote Dialog and Discussion. Cyberbullying Research Center. Retrieved [insert date], from http://www.cyberbullying.us/cyberbullying_scripts.pdf

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Cyberbullying Fact Sheet: Identification, Prevention, and Response

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By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin

This document is a five-page summary – filled with as much useful information as possible – to equip educators and parents to spot cyberbullying, respond to it appropriately and meaningfully, and to prevent its future occurrence among the children and teenagers they care for. If you only have time to read one fact sheet from the Cyberbullying Research Center to get up-to-speed about the problem and what you can do, read this one.

Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. (2010). Cyberbullying fact sheet:
Identification, Prevention, and Response. Cyberbullying Research Center. Retrieved [insert date], from http://www.cyberbullying.us/Cyberbullying_Identification_Prevention_Response_Fact_Sheet.pdf

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Sexting: A Brief Guide for Educators and Parents

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By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin

This Fact Sheet defines sexting as it occurs among adolescents, and summarizes the current state of research on the problem. It also details informal and formal responses – particularly from legal and political authorities – and describes what schools should do as it relates to policy and response efforts. Finally, it suggests some practical prevention strategies that educators can implement to reduce its occurrence and perceived acceptability among students.

Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. (2010). Sexting: A Brief Guide for Educators and Parents. Cyberbullying Research Center. Retrieved [insert date], from http://www.cyberbullying.us/Sexting_Fact_Sheet.pdf

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