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10 books about cyberbullying
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UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World by Michele Borba Dr.
Category: Interpersonal Relations
This book was published 4 years ago by Touchstone and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.
Includes a Touchstone reading group guide in unnumbered pages at end of work.
25 Myths about Bullying and Cyberbullying by Elizabeth K. Englander
Category: Parenting & Relationships
This book was published last year by Wiley-Blackwell and takes approximately 6.9 hours to read.
Learn the truth about bullying in the 21st century: what to look for, and how to cope with the social problems facing today’s kids. Whether dealing with bullying issues or worrying that they might occur, parents are faced with more challenges than ever before. In the age of the internet and social media, traditional approaches to bullying haven’t kept pace with new realities, and new problems like cyberbullying have emerged. Parents searching for ways to prevent or cope with bullying are flooded by a deluge of advice, opinions, and strategies—often conflicting or, even worse, potentially harmful. 25 Myths about Bullying and Cyberbullying helps parents understand the causes and consequences of bullying, determine if something is truly a problem, and effectively deal with problems when they arise. This practical guide enables parents to appreciate how modern digital environments impact a young person’s communication and relationships, recognize the most prevalent types of psychological bullying and cyberbullying, and know when and how to intervene. The author dispels common myths related to the confronting of bullies, victims seeking revenge on bullies, keeping kids off their phones and computers to prevent cyberbullying, the links between bullying and suicide, and many others. Backed by the most recent work in bullying and cyberbullying research, this book helps parents: Understand what causes, prevents, and stops bullying and cyberbullying Tell the difference between bullying issues and normal ‘growing pains’ Recognize the signs and effects of psychological bullying Know when intervening is helpful, and when it can be destructive Reduce social anxieties and the potential for bullying issues in children and young adults 25 Myths about Bullying and Cyberbullying is an important resource for parents of school-age children and young adults, as well as staff in educational environments.
The Technology Tail: A Digital Footprint Story (Communicate with Confidence) by Julia Cook
Category: Computers & Technology
This book was published 4 years ago by Boys Town Press and takes approximately 1.0 hours to read.
A cute, creative story about children and their texts, tweets, posts and pics. Don’t be mean and irresponsible! That’s the straight-to-the-point advice “Screen” has for young readers who are active on social media. Whether tapping out messages on their computers, tablets or phones, Screen wants kids to know their words – the kind and the cruel – will follow them for life, creating a digital trail that can't be erased. The Technology Tail offers a timeless message to a new generation just learning how to navigate the fast-changing digital age. Written for children in grades 1-6, this storybook uses rhymes and colorful illustrations to grab their attention. There are also tips for parents and teachers who want to reinforce kindness and respect in a high-tech world.
How To Talk To KIDS About Bullying: Parents & teachers guide with effective strategies on how to identify & deal with social & school bullying, cyberbullying and stop teens bullies. by ROB HECTOR
This book was published 2 years ago by Independently published and takes approximately 5.6 hours to read.
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Ryan's Story: A Father's Hard-Earned Lessons about Cyberbullying and Suicide by John P. Halligan
This book was published 3 years ago by Bowker and takes approximately 3.4 hours to read.
Are you struggling with decisions regarding social media and smartphone access for your child? The middle school and teen years are now more challenging than ever. Bullying and suicide are on the rise - an increase that has been linked to social media and smartphone use. John Halligan, international bullying prevention speaker, and Emily B. Dickson, professional middle school counselor, are all too familiar with these widespread concerns among parents of tweens and teens.John lost his thirteen-year-old son, Ryan, to suicide in 2003. Ryan was one of the first victims of cyberbullying as social media began to emerge as an opportunity for peers to bully from a distance and behind a computer screen. John wishes he had prepared his sweet, sensitive son to be less vulnerable. He shares with the reader the heartbreaking story of Ryan's short life, including his lessons learned and precautions parents can take regarding technology.Although the occurrence of Ryan's social media experience was in a relatively nascent time frame of social media, the advice and lessons provided in this book are bridged and made relevant to today's world. Emily assists John in delivering clinically sound and practical advice based not just on her professional experience, but also on her own challenges as a parent of two children heading soon into the middle school years.This book will be an invaluable guidepost for parents who wantto...- Be better prepared in dealing with bullying and cyberbullying of their child.- Become more informed in making decisions regarding access to social media.- Know how to respond if their child is struggling with mental health and or thoughts of suicide.
lol...OMG!: What Every Student Needs to Know About Online Reputation Management, Digital Citizenship, and Cyberbullying (High School Edition) by Mr Matt Ivester
Category: Student Life
This book was published 9 years ago by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform and takes approximately 5.3 hours to read.
The ease with which digital content can be shared online has, in addition to its many benefits, created a host of problems for today's high school students. All too often, students are uploading, updating, posting, publishing without giving a second thought to who might see their content or how it might be perceived. lol..OMG! provides a cautionary look at the many ways that today's students are experiencing the unanticipated negative consequences of their digital decisions--from lost job opportunities and denied college admissions to full-blown national scandals. It also examines how technology is allowing students to bully one another in new and disturbing ways, and why students are often crueler online than in-person. By using real-life case studies and offering actionable strategies and best practices, this book empowers students to clean up and maintain a positive online presence, and to become responsible digital citizens.
lol...OMG!: What Every Student Needs to Know About Online Reputation Management, Digital Citizenship and Cyberbullying by Matt Ivester
Category: Student Life
This book was published 10 years ago by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform and takes approximately 5.3 hours to read.
The ease with which digital content can be shared online, in addition to its many benefits, has created a host of problems for today's high school and college students. All too often, students are uploading, updating, posting and publishing without giving a second thought to who might see their content or how it might be perceived. lol…OMG! provides a cautionary look at the many ways that today's students are experiencing the unanticipated negative consequences of their digital decisions – from lost job opportunities and denied college and graduate school admissions to full-blown national scandals. It also examines how technology is allowing students to bully one another in new and disturbing ways, and why students are often crueler online than in person. By using real-life case studies and offering actionable strategies and best practices, this book empowers students to clean up and maintain a positive online presence, and to become responsible digital citizens. “Matt Ivester's book, lol…OMG!, is a “must read” for every college student, every high school student and the parents of each. It is also a “should read” for everyone who might want a job in today's world.” Joe Riley, Director of Human Resources, LinkedIn "Insightful, relatable, and critically important, lol...OMG! is a must-read." Greg Boardman, Vice Provost for Student Affairs, Stanford University “We are at a critical point in technological history – where social media is beginning to have more impact on how we are perceived than our in-person interactions. lol…OMG! could not be more timely.” Jennifer Aaker, General Atlantic Professor of Marketing, Stanford University, and author of The Dragonfly Effect “This book is required reading for anyone who wishes to survive the viral lawlessness of college life.” Larry Winokur, Co-Founder, BWR Public Relations "Matt Ivester's book lol…OMG! is essential reading for parents, educators and anyone, of any age, who uses the Internet and has wondered about privacy and discretion. Leveraging his insider experience from his now-closed website JuicyCampus.com, he offers common sense methods that all of us need to know to protect us from the malicious gossip, mean-spirited rumors and sharing of personal information which now seems epidemic on the Internet." William F. Meehan III, Director Emeritus, McKinsey and Co., Raccoon Partners Lecturer In Management, Stanford University "In this era of digital citizenship, the information employers find online can have a significant impact on your success in the hiring process. Read this book and take control of that information!” Hayagreeva Rao, Atholl McBean Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources, Stanford University “Digital citizenship is an essential part of a modern education. The digital age has provided students with a host of new challenges, and we have an obligation to help them address those challenges. lol…OMG! is an important and valuable educational resource for students struggling to stay true to their own ethical principles while still keeping up with the quickly evolving digital landscape.” Robert M. Saltzman, Associate Dean, USC Gould School of Law “A much-needed introduction to the realities, risks and rewards that college students face when they construct online identities. A useful and practical guide for college administrators as well as students.” Dr. Ernest J. Wilson III, Dean, USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism “Matt Ivester understands the challenges of this new electronic frontier and provides information that will make a difference in your life if you read this book." Ozzie Harris II, Senior Vice Provost for Diversity & Community, Emory University
Political Cyberbullying: Perpetrators and Targets of a New Digital Aggression by Sheri Bauman
Category: Social Media
This book was published 2 years ago by Praeger and takes approximately 5.6 hours to read.
Politically motivated attacks are the newest type of aggression to erupt in the cyberworld, making it necessary to analyze the psychology of cyberbullying adult perpetrators, the effects on their victims, and ways we can reduce the damage. Includes vignettes of actual recent political cyber-aggression Considers how the President and other celebrities effect aggression Explains theories of aggression and shares statistics of its incidence Suggests ways to cope with and minimize the damage of political cyber-aggression
The Cyber Spying Glass (Christmas Edition): Children Picture Book about Staying Safe Online (Internet Safety for Children) by A. M. Marcus
This book was published 5 years ago by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform and takes approximately 2.5 hours to read.
Teach your child the key skills and habits to stay safe online in a fun and effective manner. Taking the time to educate our kids and emphasizing the importance of cyber safety in the real world will prepare them for the dangers which may cross their path when online. The Internet Sleuths present an effective yet entertaining way to help you educate your children about online safety. This Christmas, join Eric and his sister, Kelly, as they take on the roles of detectives while embarking through the exciting world of the Internet. Along the way, they will be introduced to the crazy world of chatrooms and uncover some compelling secrets about the people who use it. So grab your detective hat and your trusty magnifying glass and join the duo in this festive yet eye-opening adventure. What secrets do Eric and Kelly uncover along the way? What clues will they gather from this compelling adventure? What important lessons will they learn? The Internet Sleuths is a thoughtfully written book designed to help parents teach their children about the importance of staying safe online. In this book, Eric and Kelly introduces the readers to the Internet, a place where we must pay very close attention to the clues presented before us in order to stay safe. Although the Internet may appear to be a place of wonder and curiosity, Eric and Kelly shows us that it can also be a very dangerous place as the story progresses. Over the years, the Internet has immensely transformed the way children access information and interact with the world. With ever-evolving technology, the Internet provides children with quick access to extensive knowledge, connection with people on a global scale and equips them with the appropriate means to fuel their creativity. However, despite all the positive contributions that the Internet may provide, we are also exposed to various risks which also comes in the form of: Online predators Revealing too much personal information With these dangers to which our children are exposed, it is of vital importance to provide them with the proper skills and habits to prevent these dangers from occurring. This book was meticulously designed to be an insightful and engaging resource for parents, teachers and counsellors to teach their children about cyber safety in a fun and effective manner. As a parent or guardian, we can use the many resources which have been made available to us to combat these dangers and protect our children from the online predators who lurk behind the safety of their computer screens. Equipped with charming illustrations and a delightful storyline, it's a festive treat for all this Christmas. The moral of the story is best reflected in the following quote by Christopher Harris, "Filter a website, and you protect a student for a day. Educate students about online safety in the real world environment, and you protect your child for a lifetime." You are warmly welcomed to share this insightful book with your child which will help you introduce your child to the key skills and habits of staying safe online. This charming, well-written story delivers easy-to-digest cyber safety tips and demonstrates the importance of being cautious while online. Additionally, it is a delightful, festive story designed for bedtime reading or with the whole family. *** This children's book features Kindle Text Pop-Up for reading text over vivid, full-color images(double tap on the text). Scroll up and grab your copy of The Internet Sleuths today!
The Dark Side of Our Digital World: And What You Can Do about It (LITA Guides) by Andrew Weiss
Category: Internet, Groupware, & Telecommunications
This book was published last year by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers and takes approximately 9.4 hours to read.
This book will help readers identify strategies to understand, avoid and handle fake news, misinformation, disinformation, information overload, surveillance and privacy loss, cyberbullying, hacking and other security flaws, and online and IT behavioral conditioning.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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