Digital Citizenship Activities for Educators

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin This document discusses ten ideas for classroom activities that educators can utilize to teach digital citizenship to their students. Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J.W. (2015). Digital Citizenship Activities: Ten Ideas to Encourage Appropriate Technology Use Among Students. Cyberbullying Research Center. Retrieved , from http://cyberbullying.us/Digital-Citizenship-Activities-Educators.pdf Keywords: cyberbullying; online safety;…

Developing a Positive School Climate to Prevent Bullying and Cyberbullying

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin This Top Ten List discusses what schools can do to develop and maintain a positive climate wherein bullying in all of its forms is not tolerated (by staff or students). Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J.W. (2015). Developing a Positive School Climate: Top Ten Tips to Prevent Bullying and…

Words Wound Curriculum

Cyberbullying happens every day. Harsh words and damaging photos exchanged through texts, email, or social media can result in humiliation, broken friendships, punishment at school, and even legal prosecution. In some cases, online harassment has contributed to teen suicide and a number of other behavioral and emotional problems. Faced with this frightening phenomenon, parents, educators,…

Cyberbullying legislation and case law: Implications for school policy and practice

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin This Fact Sheet provides a summary of important court cases and pending legislation that can help school districts evaluate and improve their current cyberbullying policies. Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J.W. (2015). Cyberbullying legislation and case law: Implications for school policy and practice. Cyberbullying Research Center. Retrieved [insert date], from…

Cyberbullying Activity: Research

By Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja Use this Cyberbullying Research activity to help your students better understand the nature and extent of cyberbullying behaviors. Patchin, J. W. & Hinduja, S. (2014). A Leader’s Guide to Words Wound. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing. You can also download the complete (and free!) Leader’s Guide to Words…

Cyberbullying Activity: Laws

By Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja Use this activity to help your students learn about laws related to bullying and cyberbullying. Patchin, J. W. & Hinduja, S. (2014). A Leader’s Guide to Words Wound. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing. You can also download the complete (and free!) Leader’s Guide to Words Wound by clicking…

Cyberbullying Activity: Crossword Puzzle

By Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja Use this Crossword Puzzle activity to introduce students to important concepts related to cyberbullying and Internet safety. Patchin, J. W. & Hinduja, S. (2014). A Leader’s Guide to Words Wound. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing. You can also download the complete (and free!) Leader’s Guide to Words Wound…

Cyberbullying Activity: Word Find

By Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja Use this Word Find activity to introduce students to important concepts related to cyberbullying and Internet safety. Patchin, J. W. & Hinduja, S. (2014). A Leader’s Guide to Words Wound. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing. You can also download the complete (and free!) Leader’s Guide to Words Wound…

Cyberbullying Warning Signs

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin To be sure, it is often difficult to determine whether behavioral or attitudinal changes in youth are signals of distress or simply the usual “adolescent angst” commonly associated with this difficult transitional period in their lives. Nevertheless, it is important for educators, parents, and other adults to learn…

Cyberbullying Fact Sheet: Identification, Prevention, and Response

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin This document is a nine-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…

Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard Staff Development Questions

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin These questions can be used to guide educators through the second edition of our book “Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying.” From: Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. W. (2015). Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying (2nd Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications…

Cyberbullying Scenarios

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin

Use these scenarios to discuss the issue cyberbullying. What is your role in preventing or responding to these incidents?

From: Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. W. (2015). Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying (2nd Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications (978-1483349930).