ERIC Number: EJ1034997
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jun
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
Cyberbullying: Six Things Administrators Can Do
Simmons, Kate D.; Bynum, Yvette P.
Education, v134 n4 p452-456 Sum 2014
Blogging, social networks, e-mails, instant messaging, and web-forums are different ways that today's technologically savvy culture can communicate with others all across the world. Although beneficial, some have used these popular online forms of communication to harm others, thus termed cyberbullying. The purpose of this paper is to define cyberbullying within the context of bullying, describe its characteristics, and discuss current research and tips on what administrators in k-12 settings can do to prevent cyberbullying.
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks, Electronic Mail, Web Sites, Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools, Administrator Role, Intervention, School Policy, Police, Educational Environment
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Secondary Education; Elementary Secondary Education
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