Tag Archives: cyberbullying

The Cyberbully Virus

This video was originally created to support PINK SHIRT DAY and to spread awareness of how anyone can become a cyberbully. It’s all about attitude and awareness, people!

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Project RockIT Rocks VSC!

On April 18th, our Year 7 students enjoyed a workshop about cyberbullying, social networking, and online culture.  Rosie and Adam of Project RockIT spent the morning discussing issues involved with using the internet. Their visit was part of the Library’s … Continue reading

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Facebook, Project RockiT and Headspace launch “Be Bold, Stop Bullying”

Love it or hate it, 55% of Australians use Facebook (not to mention other social networking sites). ABC radio recently reported that 1 in every 4 users of social networking sites is exposed to some form of abusive behaviour while … Continue reading

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Why Don’t They Tell Us?

Research the world over shows that most young people don’t tell an adult or parent when they are having social troubles at school. This is true whether the peer aggression is happening face-to-face, online or both. Some students victimised online … Continue reading

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“Don’t Feed the Trolls” Official Trailer

This upcoming educational video aims to go beyond cyber-bullying and delve into the causes and effects of online aggression. The makers want to document the ways that bullying has changed from playground culture to the online environment. They hope to … Continue reading

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Cure The Bullies: Bystander Behaviour Tackled

One of the motivations to pick on someone or bully them is a sense of power. This is increased with attention or an audience. Onlooker or bystander bullying online is a growing issue and often not viewed as a form … Continue reading

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Cyberbullying: the Differences between Boys and Girls

Adolescence is all about learning how to get along and become a part of society. Part of learning how to get along inevitably involves fighting and falling out with friends and acquaintances, but when negative behaviour become persistent and sustained … Continue reading

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Preview movie trailer: Tagged

One of the most effective ways to educate youth and parents on cybersafety issues is via visual media. ACMA’s Cybersmart program has recently released a trailer for their newest short film, Tagged. From: Cybersmart.gov.au: When a group of high-school friends post … Continue reading

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