Responding to Cyberbullying: Top Ten Tips for Parents Cyberbullying Research Center

Responding to Cyberbullying: Top Ten Tips for Parents

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin (For a formatted .pdf version of this article for distribution, click on the image above [or click here]). 1. Make sure your child is (and feels) safe. The safety and well-being of your child should always be the foremost priority. Convey unconditional support. Parents must demonstrate to their…

Preventing Cyberbullying: Top Ten Tips for Parents Cyberbullying Research Center

Preventing Cyberbullying: Top Ten Tips for Parents

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin (For a formatted .pdf version of this article for distribution, click on the image above [or click here]). 1. Establish that all rules for interacting with people in real life also apply for interacting online or through cell phones. Convey that cyberbullying inflicts harm and causes pain in…

Questions Parents Should Ask Their Children About Technology Cyberbullying Research Center

Questions Parents Should Ask Their Children About Technology

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin

Provides parents with some sample questions that they should ask their children about how they are interacting online.

Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. W. (2013). Cyberbullying Scripts for Parents to Promote Dialog and Discussion. Cyberbullying Research Center.

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Cyberbullying Word Trace Cyberbullying Research Center

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.

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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.

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Cyberbullying Crossword Puzzle: Talking to Youth about Internet Harassment Cyberbullying Research Center

Cyberbullying Crossword Puzzle: Talking to Youth about Internet Harassment

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin

A crossword puzzle to be distributed to youth to promote discussion about cyberbullying.

Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J.W. (2013). Cyberbullying crossword puzzle:
Talking to youth about Internet harassment. Cyberbullying Research Center.

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Password Safety: Top Ten Tips for Teens

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin (For a formatted .pdf version of this article for distribution, click on the image above [or click here]). 1. Protect them. Never, ever give your password (on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Skype, email, or any similar service) or cell phone unlock code to anyone—even a friend. Friendships sometimes don’t…

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.

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Responding to Cyberbullying: Top Ten Tips for Teens

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin (For a formatted .pdf version of this article for distribution, click on the image above [or click here]). 1. Talk about it. Tell someone if you’re the target of cyberbullying. Whether it’s your parents, a teacher, or another trusted adult, or even your best friend, never keep the…

Preventing Cyberbullying: Top Ten Tips for Teens

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin (For a formatted .pdf version of this article for distribution, click on the image above [or click here]). 1. Educate yourself. To prevent cyberbullying from occurring you must understand exactly what it is. Research what constitutes cyberbullying, as well as how and where it is most likely to…

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Sexting: A Brief Guide for Educators and Parents

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin This Fact Sheet defines sexting as it occurs among adolescents, and summarizes the current state of research on the problem. It also details informal and formal responses – particularly from legal and political authorities – and describes what schools should do as it relates to policy and response…