Identify the warning signs of cyberbullying and prevent inappropriate behaviors!
Cyberbullying is the intentional and repeated act of causing harm to others through the use of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices. The authors help educators understand the potential consequences of this deliberate behavior and present strategies for effective identification, prevention, and response.
Focusing on the way technology can facilitate or magnify bullying behavior, this comprehensive resource offers information, guidelines, and resources to give students the protection they need. Written by leading experts, this groundbreaking book offers the voices of youth affected by or involved in real cyberbullying incidents and includes:
- Illustrations of what cyberbullying looks like
- Tips for identifying cyberbullies or targets
- “Breakout boxes” highlighting hundreds of anti-cyberbullying strategies
- A review of current research and legal rulings
- Strategies for responsible social networking
- Follow-up reflection questions in each chapter
- Guidelines for working with parents and law enforcement
Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard helps educators confront technology-based aggression and ensure the safe and responsible use of computers and the Internet.
2009 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award
National Crime Prevention Council Circle of Respect Book Club Selection
“Cyberbullying is a significant concern for teens and tweens in the 21st century. This timely and informative book brings adults up to speed on how kids are using technology to harm their peers.”
—Tina Meier, Cyberbullying Activist
Founder, The Megan Meier Foundation
“School leaders need information about cyberbullying and resources on how to protect children. This book provides timely research, best practices, and personal voices from students that will go a long way toward improving student safety.”
—Gail Connelly, Executive Director
National Association of Elementary School Principals
“Hinduja and Patchin are two of the most respected researchers on cyberbullying. This book contains the best practices that principals can implement at their schools to prevent and respond to acts of cyberbullying.”
—Gerald N. Tirozzi, Executive Director
National Association of Secondary School Principals