School Climate 2.0

School Climate 2.0

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Preventing Cyberbullying & Sexting

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Bullying is not new, but its venues have expanded to include social media and mobile phones. When students receive hurtful, threatening, or sexually explicit electronic messages, it affects their ability to concentrate on schoolwork. Renowned cyberbullying experts Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin connect the off-campus, high-tech behaviors of teens to the school environment and provide educators with a road map for developing a positive school climate that counteracts cyberbullying and sexting. School Climate 2.0 differentiates cyberbullying from traditional bullying and offers specific strategies for improving school climate, including

Building a sense of community

Peer mentoring

Social norming

Data-driven action plans

Youth grassroots campaigns

Multi-pronged policy and programming approaches by adults

Included are anecdotes, stories, and high-profile case examples that illustrate the research. The book’s companion website features a Twitter feed and Facebook Fan Page with regular PreventionPoints you can put into action quickly, downloadable activities and worksheets, questions to facilitate staff and student discussions, and emerging best practices in school climate research and evaluation—powerful tools for bully-proofing your school.

Author: Sameer Hinduja, Justin W Patchin
Audience: Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Grade Level: K-12
Format: Paperback
Page Number: 216
ISBN: 818866015478
Publisher: Corwin Publishing
Release Date: April 10, 2012
Language: English
Product Type: Manual
Topic: Bullying