eBook Bullying Today: Bullet Points and Best Practices, 1st Edition

  • Justin W. Patchin
  • Sameer Hinduja
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  • ISBN-10: 1506335969
  • ISBN-13: 9781506335964
  • DDC: 371.5
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Before bullying surfaces in your school, you need to be ready. This book is organized so you can find the answers you need to make meaningful changes in the way you prevent and respond to bullying. The authors know the challenges educators face. Here they’ve distilled nearly 15 years of research into bite-sized chapters, with strategies and real-world examples to put ideas into action. You’ll learn: prevention strategies to put in place now How to distinguish bullying from other hurtful behaviors; the connection between cyberbullying and in-person bullying; and responses that work—and ones that don’t.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
Defining Bullying: What it is and What it Isn’t.
1: Bullies or Best Friends? The Challenge of Interpreting Interpersonal Relationships.
2: Distinguishing Bullying From Other Hurtful Behaviors.
3: Can Someone be an Unintentional Bully?.
4: The Case for Including Intent in a Definition of Bullying.
Bullying by the Numbers: What We Know.
5: 160,000 Students Stay Home from School Every Day Because of Bullying?.
6: Cyberbullying Neither an Epidemic nor a Rarity.
7: Small Samples Don’t Speak “Truth”.
8: Ban School, Open Facebook.
9: Does Bullying “Cause” Suicide?.
10: Most Who Bully Online Bully at School.
11: Cyberbullying Less Emotionally Impactful Than In-Person Bullying?.
The Lowdown on Laws Related to Bullying.
12: The Criminalization of Cyberbullying.
13: Should Cities Have a Cyberbullying Ordinance?.
14: Cell Phone Searches Implications for Educators from Riley v. California.
15: Educator Searches of Private Student Social Media Profiles the Illinois Experiment.
16: Minnesota’s New Bullying Law and the Ability of Educators to Respond to Off-Campus Bullying.
17: Bullying, Students With Disabilities, and Federal Law.
Preventing Bullying Before it Starts: What You Can Do.
18: Nothing Works? Taking Stock of America’s “War on Bullying”.
19: Bullying Assembly Programs What Schools Need to Know.
20: What the Best Bullying and Cyberbullying Assembly Speakers Do.
21: Student Advisory Boards Can Inform Bullying Policies and Prevention.
22: Deterring Teen Bullying Dos and Don’ts.
23: Should Schools Monitor Students’ Social Media Accounts?.
24: Addressing Discrimination to Prevent Bullying.
25: Ideas to Make Kindness Go Viral.
26: Anti-Bullying Youth Rally at Schools.
27: Student Plays to Combat Bullying.
28: Educators, Students, and Conversations about Technology Misuse.
Rational Responses to Bullying: What Works and What Doesn’t.
29: Anonymous Reporting for Bullying and Cyberbullying Incidents.
30: Setting Up a Free Bullying and Cyberbullying Reporting System with Google Voice.
31: Video Evidence of Bullying Implications for an Effective Response.
32: Law Enforcement Involvement in Bullying Incidents Different Rules and Roles.
33: Holding Parents Responsible for Their Child’s Bullying.
34: A Potential Response to Cyberbullying Talking to the Parents of the Child Who Bullies.
35: Can a School Respond to Off-Campus Cyberbullying?.
36: When Can Educators Search Student Cell Phones?.
37: Why Confiscating Student Cell Phones Might be a Bad Idea.
38: Fewer Schoolwide Bans on Devices, More School Climate Initiatives!.
39: Teens and Technology School District Policy Issues.