Cyberbullying is frequently a hidden issue, but one that has a significant impact on the education and social development of young people and schools are expected to respond appropriately to it. Dealing with cyberbullying effectively requires an understanding of the technology which makes this type of bullying possible, the reasons why young people engage in cyberbullying activities and how to investigate accusations of bullying.
Based on the latest research and practical experience of dealing with cyberbullying in schools, this book provides a comprehensive guide to intervention, prevention and analysis of cyberbullying incidents. Considering all aspects of cyberbullying and including a wide range of practical strategies, it covers:
The different forms that cyberbullying can take
A detailed examination of the technologies used by young people
Practical guidance on how teachers can harness technology to uncover evidence of bullying
Providing support for both the victim and the bully
The systems schools should put in place to deal effectively with incidences of cyberbullying and to prevent its occurrence
With opportunities to examine and reflect on real-life case studies, this book offers essential support for teachers that want to understand and deal with cyberbullying effectively.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 160