Let’s Talk About: CyberBullying

We all know what a bully is. It’s when one kid establishes, and then abuses, power over  another.  And they’ve existed since the beginning of time.  But on the brave new frontier of the digital age, the picture of a bully is changing.   Let’s Talk About… Cyberbullying.

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The following presentation has two video parts.  The first examines Cyberbullying from a Pre-teens/Teens perspective; the second unpacks more of a Parent/Teacher look at the problem, and goes into more detail on some of the dangers of Cyberbullying, and why it’s so important to combat.  For more instructions on viewing the video scroll down!

Let’s Talk About… Cyberbullying (the Video).

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 Let’s Talk About… Cyberbullying (the Presentation).

Let’s Talk About…Cyberbullying from Let’s Talk About on Vimeo.

CyberbullyingVerb: When a Child, preteen or teen is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or other targeted by another child, preteen or Teen using the internet, interactive and digital technologies or mobile phones and devices.  It’s a real problem with real concerns.

Now you know what to look for and how to avoid it.  Remember these key concepts as you take this short little lesson out into the real world.

Video Instructions

To watch the video in full screen mode (and catch all that small print!) click on the  icon on the video player taskbar.  Give it a look:

(This is a Flash video, so you’ll need Flash player installed. While more then 98% of computers already have some version of flash, this is a free download from Adobe.com)

Feel free to pause or skip back, or jump forward with the task bar at the bottom of the video if you missed something or if the video pauses for too long!

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More Resources to continue the discussion:

  • If you want to download the Presentations Video as a .mov file... Click here (to view, you will need QuickTime – a free download from Apple.com )
  • If you want to download the shorter Video for Pre-teens/Teens about Cyberbullying (an MP4 file)… Click here
  • Learn even more about Cyberbullying with these handy handouts.

Don’t forget to check out some of the other websites and links on the right under “Cyberbullying” to continue the discussion.  All links are Let’s Talk About… approved!