School Climate 2.0: Preventing Cyberbullying and Sexting One Classroom at a Time

School Climate 2.0: Preventing Cyberbullying and Sexting One Classroom at a Time

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Empower students and staff to prevent cyberbullying and sexting

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

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