"An easily understood introduction to today's wired culture and the potential hazards associated with online activities, most notably cyber bullying. The authors offer recommendations for prevention and intervention in a clear, programmatic way and the stories provide meaning in a way that descriptions cannot. Each chapter ends with reflective questions that provide important talking points about cyber bullying."
—Robin Kowalski, Professor of Psychology
"As a researcher of bullying, I really got some great ideas about how to handle the concept of cyber bullying. If I were Roger and Ebert, I would give this book two thumbs up. GREAT resource!"
—Rhonda Williams, Assistant Professor
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Use technology to boost student learning, improve school climate, and prevent cyber bullying!
Emphasizing prevention, assessment, and intervention as well as evaluation, this concise, proactive guide for busy educators offers techniques for helping today's tech-savvy students make balanced choices about using technology in ways that can advance learning and significantly reduce cyber bullying while improving school climate. Dramatically illustrating both the dangers and benefits of technology through real-life scenarios, Cyber Kids, Cyber Bullying, Cyber Balance includes:
- Practical charts that identify cyber bullying warning signs, appropriate responses, and more
- Abundant reproducibles such as student assessments, incident reports, and school evaluations
- Legal guidelines that include an "acceptable use policy"
- Questions ideal for further reflection and group study