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Back-2-School: Addressing Cyberbullying at School

Cyberbullying has become a significant issue as Juniors and Seniors are becoming progressively reliant on technology for both educational and social use. Many suggestions to combat cyberbullying are out there, but because of the complexity of this issue there will never be one size fits approach to cyberbullying. Although the subject of cyberbullying is still a taboo subject for some, many just choose to ignore it.  It is important that our schools address this matter so that pupils can have an idea of how they can protect themselves from becoming victims. The answer isn’t forbidding technology, say experts, so much as teaching kids right from wrong. As an Educator, you can be a powerful force in promoting a climate of respect. Educate yourself and be on the lookout for signs that cyberbullying is taking place, because you may be the trusted adult a student turns to for help. We need…

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