Best Cyberbullying resources
As children engage in more social interactions online, cyberbullying has become a growing concern for educators. The links below are designed to help you understand, explore and learn how to respond to cyberbullying.
Cyberbullying is bullying through an electronic medium such as a computer or cell phone. Research indicates that one in five students are bullied online. How does this happen? What does it look like?
Lessons & Activities
There are many lessons and activities to engage children about internet safety and cyberbullying. WITS has compiled age-appropriate instructional materials to support student learning.
Schools can take a proactive approach to support respectful online behaviour and prevent cyberbullying. School-wide policies and practices promote a positive relationship with technology for everyone.
Decode the Lingo
Online language consists of slang terms and acronyms created to save time when typing. Texts, instant messaging, emails and social media are full of this slang, but what does it all mean?
Where you live
Most regions of Canada have developed programs to address cyberbullying and harmful online social behaviours. WITS has collected the links so you can find help where you live.
How do you respond when someone has been a target of cyberbullying? Who do you contact?
What evidence should be collected? How do you determine an appropriate response?