Break it Down: Call Out Cyberbullying

Discussion Questions

  1. How can you use The Acid Test to identify this as bullying?
  2. What are the characteristics of cyberspace that could invite or encourage bullying?
  3. What are the ways that cyber-bullying can cause more harm?
  4. What do we know now that is helping to address bullying?
  5. How has research changed the way we address bullying?

Learning Checklist

  • Understand what makes cyberbullying different from other aggressive acts.
  • Be aware of the harmful effects of cyber-attacks.
  • Learn what upstanders can do to build a strong digital community.
  • Know your rights and how to defend yourself and others.