Online communications can be cruel and vicious. They take place 24/7. Damaging text and images can be widely disseminated and impossible to fully remove. There are emerging reports of youth suicide, violence, and abduction related to cyberbullying and cyberthreats. In this book,the author provides school counselors, administrators, teachers and parents with cutting-edge information on how to prevent and respond to cyberbullying and cyberthreats. It covers challenging issues that occur as students embrace the Internet and other digital technologies such as: *Sending offensive, harassing messages *dissing someone or spreading nasty rumors online *Disclosing someone's intimate personal information *Breaking into someone's e-mail account and sending damaging messages under that person's name *Excluding someone from an online group *Using the Internet to intimidate The book includes detailed guidelines for managing in-school use of the Internet and personal devices, including cell phones. Appendices contain reproducible assessment and program forms, as well as parent and student handouts.
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Nancy E. Willard, M.S., J.D., is director of the Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use. She is a noted expert on the challenges and legal issues relating to the use of technology in schools. She frequently lectures and conducts workshops on policies and practices relating to Internet use in schools and youth risk online. She has presented at the National Education Computing Conference, National School Board Association s Technology and Learning Conference, and the Consortium for School Networking s Annual Conference. In the summer of 2005, she presented at the National Safe and Drug Free Schools Conference in Washington D.C.Review:
In my opinion, Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats is the best resource about this important topic. Combines knowledge of technology, educational approaches to youth and parents, and the law. Highly recommended! --Stan Davis, author of Schools Where Everyone Belongs
The preventive stance of this text is an asset, rendering it nearly essential for any North American school district with a sizable student population online (on- as well as off-site). School policy makers may be especially attracted to the book's 12 appendices. These include reproducible checklists, needs assessments, incident reporting forms, and district and student Internet use policy drafts. Purchasing schools or organizations wishing to modify any of these documents for their own purpose are able to download appendices from the Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use website. Willard notes that these documents are subject to online update, perpetuating the relevance of her text into the near future, a boon considering the relative youth and rapidly changing nature of its subject. --Camille J. Randall, Contemporary Psychology
. . . contains a very helpful Parent's Guide to Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats as well as an excellent, concise fact sheet entitled CyberbullyNOT: Stopping Online Social Cruelty. There is also a very useful Situation Review Process handout and School Action plan for working with parents and students. --Karen Creech, Instructional Technology, Dept. of Public Education, Raleigh, NC
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Descripción Research Press, 2007. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 2nd. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0878225374
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Descripción Research Pr Pub, 2007. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 2nd edition. 320 pages. 10.75x8.25x1.00 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería 0878225374