The Problem. There has been an increase issue of student’s bullying or being bullied on the internet at Ditmas JHS.
Gather the Evidence. Question: Do you know someone who has been cyber bullied or have you ever been cyber bullied? Question: Do you know or have you known someone who was a cyber-bully? Cyber-bullying is the use of technology to harass, threaten, embarrass, or target another person. An increase of students being disciplined at the deans offices. An increase of parents complaining that their son/daughter have been cyber bullied.
General Causes & Effects 1)Undermining your confidence, self-esteem and sense of security 2) Affecting your performance and attendance. 3) Causing stress and affecting your health 4) Affecting your reputation. 5) Fuelling prejudice. 6) Leading to suicidal thoughts 7) Affecting you for the rest of your life http://www.teachtoday.eu/en/Teacher-advice/Cyberbullying/What-are-the-effects-of-cyberbullying.aspx
The Causes & Effects Students Viewpoint What happens to you when you get bullied? Or when someone you know got bullied. Ask students to write an anecdote about their experiences.
B36 – Level 4 – Out of School Suspension Posting, distrusting, displaying, or sharing literature or material containing a threat of violence, injury or harm, or depicting violent actions against or obscene, vulgar or lewd pictures of students or staff, including posting such material on the internet. What is the Current Policy? Evaluate the Existing Policy
B40 – Level 4 – Out of School Suspension Engaging in intimidating and bullying behavior, including cyber-bullying. Threatening, stalking or seeking to coerce or compel a student or staff member to do something; engaging in verbal or physical conduct that threatens another with harm; taunting and/or intimidation including through the use of epithets or slurs involving actual or perceived race, ethnicity, color, national origin, citizenship/immigration status, weight, religion, religious practices, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or disability. What is the Current Policy? Evaluate the Existing Policy
Evaluate the Current Policy Do you like or dislike the current policy? Click HERE to Debate it! TAKE THE POLL!!! Student Poll Is the Cyber Bullying policy a fair policy? CLICK ABOVE!
Develop solution We would like to STOP Cyber-Bullying BEFORE it STARTS. 3) Explain* that there are EXTREME PENALTIES if a student is found guilty of Cyber-Bullying. 4) Student Support group on Student Council WEB SITE. WEB SITE 1)Have students who have been cyber-bullied speak out to classmates. 2)Have role playing -Short Films -Dialogue -Poetry -Theatre Plays
Click the link below to download the worksheet for: What policies can you create to correct the problemWhat policies can you create to correct the problem? After you complete the worksheet, upload it to the Student Council Website. Student Council Website Develop solution PPAPPA WORKSHEET
Select the Best Solution Feasibility vs. Effectiveness HIGH 1)LOW Have role playing -Short Films -Dialogue -Poetry -Theatre Plays (Who will produce it?) LOW Feasibility Effectiveness 1)Have students who have been cyber- bullied speak out to classmates. 2)Have role playing -Short Films -Dialogue -Poetry -Theatre Plays
Select the Best Solution Feasibility vs. Effectiveness PPA Worksheet PPA Worksheet HIGH LOW Student Support group on Student Council WEB SITE. WEB SITE (May be hard to fund Site) LOW Feasibility Effectiveness THE DEAN Explains that there are EXTREME PENALTIES if a student is found guilty of Cyber-Bullying. THE DEAN Explains that there are EXTREME PENALTIES if a student is found guilty of Cyber-Bullying. Student Support group on Student Council WEB SITE. WEB SITE
WEB SITE FOR CYBER BULLYING WEB SITE FOR CYBER BULLYING PPA WEB SITE http://www2.maxwell.syr.edu/pleg al/ppae/intro10.html