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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). Download PDF

Cyberbullying Report Card Cyberbullying Research Center

Cyberbullying Report Card

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin Use this Cyberbullying Report Card to assess school activities, policies, and procedures to prevent and respond 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 (978-1483349930). Download PDF

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Cyberbullying Incident Tracking Form

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin Use this Cyberbullying Incident Tracking Form to document incidents that occur at school. 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). Download PDF

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Technology Use Contract

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin Use this Technology Use Contract to establish an open line of communication regarding the child and parent expectations when it comes to using technology. From: Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. W. (2015). Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying (2nd Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications…

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Cyberbullying Glossary

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin This Fact Sheet covers and defines the terms you need to know in the realm of cyberbullying and Internet safety, so that you are increasingly informed about technological jargon as you work with online youth. Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. W. (2014). Cyberbullying Glossary: Terms You Need To…

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A Leader’s Guide to “Words Wound”

By Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja Whether you teach in the classroom, lead a youth group, or work with teens in another setting, Words Wound can help you guide your young people as they learn about cyberbullying, consider their own attitudes and actions (and those of others), and think about ways to delete cyberbullying…

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Cyberbullying Word Trace

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin An activity distributed to youth to promote discussion about cyberbullying. Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J.W. (2013). Cyberbullying word trace: Talking to youth about Internet harassment. Cyberbullying Research Center. Download PDF

Cyberbullying Word Find: Talking to Youth about Internet Harassment Cyberbullying Research Center

Cyberbullying Word Find: Talking to Youth about Internet Harassment

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin A word search to be distributed to youth to promote discussion about cyberbullying and Internet safety. Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. (2013). Cyberbullying word find: Talking to youth about Internet harassment. Cyberbullying Research Center. Download PDF

Cyberbullying Scripts for Parents to Promote Dialog and Discussion Cyberbullying Research Center

Cyberbullying Scripts for Parents to Promote Dialog and Discussion

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin Provides parent/teenager “scripts” to promote dialogue and discussion about cyberbullying Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. W. (2013). Cyberbullying Scripts for Parents to Promote Dialog and Discussion. Cyberbullying Research Center. Download PDF

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A Student’s Guide to Personal Publishing

By Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja This handout discusses issues that students should consider when creating offline or online content and then publishing it for others to see. It also provides guidelines that can inform how best to make and share ideas, opinions, and multi-media in a way that does not lead to negative…

Parent's Response to Cyberbullying: What to do when your Child is the Bully Cyberbullying Research Center

Parent’s Response to Cyberbullying: What to do when your Child is the Bully

Justin W. Patchin What should you do if your child bullies others online? Elizabeth Englander, our colleague at the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center, provided an excellent response to this question in her answer to a parent who commented on the recent New York Times article. First of all, parents need to approach this problem like…

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Cyberbullying Trustee Poster

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin Post this prominently on your office or classroom door to let your students know that they can trust you. You will listen to their concerns about cyberbullying and take them seriously. You will do something about the problem and get it resolved. Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. W.…

Cell Phone Use Contract Cyberbullying Research Center

Cell Phone Use Contract

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin This is a formal agreement to be signed by both parents and children to help facilitate an open line of communication regarding the appropriate use of cell phones. Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. W. (2009). Cell Phone Use Contract. Bullying beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying.…

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Family Internet Use Contract

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin This is a formal agreement to be signed by both parents and children to help facilitate an open line of communication regarding the appropriate use of the Internet. Feel free to customize for your own needs. Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. W. (2009). Internet Use Contract. Bullying beyond…

Cyberbullying Fact Sheet: Viewing Email Header Information Cyberbullying Research Center

Cyberbullying Fact Sheet: Viewing Email Header Information

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin This Fact Sheet specifies how individuals who receive malicious emails can view the email header information to discern the Internet Service Provider to contact and alert of the situation. Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. (2009). Cyberbullying fact sheet: Viewing email header information. Cyberbullying Research Center. Retrieved [insert date],…

Cyberbullying Fact Sheet: Common Chat Room and Text Messaging Abbreviations Cyberbullying Research Center

Cyberbullying Fact Sheet: Common Chat Room and Text Messaging Abbreviations

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin This Fact Sheet defines and explains the multiple acronyms and shortcuts used by teens during computer-mediated communication such as texting, instant messaging, and chatting. Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. (2014). Cyberbullying Fact Sheet: Common Chat Room and Text Messaging Abbreviations. Cyberbullying Research Center. Retrieved [insert date], from https://cyberbullying.org/cyberbullying_chat_abbreviations.pdf…

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Safe and Responsible Social Networking: Strategies for Keeping Yourself Safe Online

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin This handout provides commonsense strategies for encouraging and enabling youth to think about important issues when posting content on social networking sites. Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. W. (2009). Safe and Responsible Social Networking: Strategies for Keeping Yourself Safe Online. Cyberbullying Research Center. Download PDF

Cyberbullying and Schools: Edweek Live Chat (Archive) Cyberbullying Research Center

Cyberbullying and Schools: Edweek Live Chat (Archive)

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin At its best, the Internet helps students find information and stay in touch with friends through everything from text-messages and blogs to social-networking and other video- and photo-sharing Web sites. But the Internet can also enable students to aggressively target and harm their peers. This chat will inform…