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Cyberbullying: What can be done?

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  • CYBERBULLYING: What can be done about it?

    Downingtown Area School District recognizes the risks involved with educating our students online....

    What DASD is doing to help protect your student.....
    What is the definition of Cyberbullying? Site definition from School board docs and link to School Board Policy 
     

    What can students do?
    Students, Parents, Guardians, those witnessing incidents of Cyberbullying may report the event by filling out form: Bullying/Cyberbullying form SB Policy 249

    What can parents do?
    Encourage student to report incidents. Let victim know they are not to blame.....

    Resources from DASD Policy 815 AG 6:
    The following websites list information, curriculum and additional web resources for educating students and children about appropriate online activities.

    National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – Internet safety, variety of topics: http://www.netsmartz.org/resources
    National Cyber Security Alliance – Cyberbullying and social networking: http://www.staysafeonline.org/
    Federal Trade Commission – Articles on computer/Internet safety: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/protecting-kids-online
    Onguard Online: Stop, Think, Connect – Federal website on variety of online safety issues, including kids’ privacy and social networking safety: http://www.onguardonline.gov/
    iSafe – Online Curriculum (fee based): http://www.i-safe.org/channels/?ch=ed

5 Ways to Stop Cyberbullying

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Digital Life Articles

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