Cyberbullying is a rising problem among teenagers and young people in this age of social media, and even more so since the COVID19 pandemic. This resource contains a detailed PowerPoint lesson, task cards and printable activities which will offer your students the opportunity to understand what cyberbullying is, reflect on why people might cyberbully, different ways someone might be cyberbullied, how to be an upstander against cyberbullying and how to handle being a cyberbully victim. Students will also discuss and reflect on a variety of realistic cyberbully scenarios. Ideal for teaching Character Education.
This cyberbullying resource can effectively support you in taking action to address and prevent cyberbullying in your classroom community. Together, we can create a more positive and respectful online environment for all.
• 27 slide PowerPoint
• 24 discussion cards
• 3 printable worksheets
• 7 cyberbullying scenario examples to discuss
• 6 ways cyberbullying occur on social media platforms
• 13 ways a victim can handle cyberbullying
• Ways they can be an upstander to support victims of cyberbullying
Students will be encouraged to analyze common cyberbullying scenarios and consider the risks of using these platforms. They are also encouraged to think about what they would do if it were them, or how they could help the victim. You will also find interesting discussion point cards which can be printed out and handed to pairs or groups to discuss. Alternatively, they could be used in a big class discussion which makes for a very interesting debate.
Great for Social Skills, Life skills and PSHCE (Physical, Social, Health, Citizenship Education) lessons.