Love all, trust a few. Do wrong to none.

Using Social Media to Fight Back Against Cyberbullying

This is a unique story, written just this morning on The Harrison Patch.  Facebook was recently used to post and spread so-called ‘smut lists.’  The lists included young girls from several schools in the White Plains, NY area.  Now, a group of students are creating a completely new art form by producing a play, complete … Continue reading

Protect Your Child, Protect Your Student: Cyberbullying on Facebook

I was in college when Facebook arrived.  At that time, every eighteen and nineteen year old thought it easily beat sliced bread as Greatest Invention Ever.  And everyone older than nineteen thought it was ridiculous, a fad, and would soon pass.  Perhaps we were a tad soon in making our assumptions.  Facebook has grown to … Continue reading

DO YOU EVEN KNOW WHAT CYBERBULLYING MEANS? PART DEUX

Same link, really check this out, great information on all things bullying, how to react if you’re a victim, how to act if you’re a knowing bystander. Directgov.

Protect Your Child, Protect Your Student: Cyberbullying on YouTube

Check out NetSmartz. YouTube.  The second largest search engine in the world, owned by the largest search engine in the world.  The power of this media channel cannot be overstated.  Want to learn how to clean a carburetor?  eHow has a great video, at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LT9PLFEGBzs.  Want to learn how to take care of a zebra?  … Continue reading

DO YOU EVEN KNOW WHAT CYBER BULLYING MEANS?

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/YoungPeople/HealthAndRelationships/Bullying/DG_070501 This is a great link.  I have no idea why I can’t upload it right now.  Copy and paste, make it happen.  When I can, this will be a real link.  Sorry. SOSAC. Friends, A simple note introducing you to our core.  This is a wonderful introductory site to definitions, why, where, and who … Continue reading

Southern Oregon Students Against Cyberbullying Remember Ryan Halligan

Ryan Halligan was born in 1989.  Thirteen short years later, Ryan took his own life after relentless bullying.  According to his father, the problems began in fifth grade.  The pressure increased through the end of his life, when Ryan decided unfortunately it was too much and took his own, at such a young age.  Ryan’s … Continue reading

Cyberbullying–How Far Can This Go? Wake Up.

What a horrible story.  And Ryan’s father is officially our hero.  The strength to stand in front of room after room of kids and profess this beautiful message of hope when so much hope was stolen from him.  Details to follow, we just felt we had to share this video.

Love all, trust a few. Do wrong to none.

Cyberbullying: Growing Up is a Hard Thing to Do

Growing up is a hard thing to do. Being made fun of, belittled, an attack on the self esteem is an unfortunately normal occurrence during adolescence.  However, parents, your children are growing up in a different world than you did.  The world’s growing interconnectedness has increased the possible exposure kids face to being bullied.  There … Continue reading

Parents, Educators, How To Help End Cyberbullying: A Step-by-Step Guide

To Parents, Educators, Coaches:  To any guiding moral focal point in a young life, How many kids come up to you and actually tell you they are being bullied or cyberbullied?  A completely accurate percentage is impossible, but it’s quite obvious that it’s less than one hundred.  In truth there are bullied and belittled kids … Continue reading

President and First Lady Speak Out Against Bullying

Last month, President Obama and First Lady Obama held a summit meeting exposing and discussing the all-too-silent threat of bullying in the United States.  The summit marks the first in United States history concerning bullying.  In their press release, the First Family discussed the dangers of growing up, and the expanded dangers of doing so … Continue reading