Internet Safety: Cyberbullying
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Cyberbullying is bullying or harassment via the Internet, through chatrooms, social networking sites, email, and instant messaging. According to recent studies, cyberbullying is a problem many teens and youth encounter. The following links provide information on cyberbullying.
Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use
The Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use provides research and outreach services on the safe and responsible use of the Internet.
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.
CyberBully411.org provides resources for youths who have questions about or have been targeted by online harassment.
CyberBullyHelp.com provides information and resources on how to prevent cyberbullying.
A site created by two professors of Criminal Justice who have presented and written extensively on cyberbullying. Here you will find multiple pdf downloadable resources.
National Crime Prevention Council
The National Crime Prevention Council provides information and resources in an effort to curb the growing problem of cyberbullying.
This site provides a series of videos of real-life stories of teens and how they have been effected by cyberbullying.
A site from WiredKids, Inc which focuses on cyberbullying and has multiple flash videos on the subject.
Created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this section of the site provides visitors with facts, tips, and advice about cyberbullying.
Student's Guide to Cyberbullying
The Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use provides research and outreach services to address issues of the safe and responsible use of the Internet. This is a guide to cyberbullying for students.
US Computer Emergency Readiness Team
Information provided by the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team.
For additional information, contact:
Texas Education Agency
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
Page last modified on 7/20/2012.