Reality Vs Cyber

Updated: 8/24/2018
Reality Vs Cyber
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Anti-Bullying Activities and Lesson Plan

Anti Bullying Activities

Lesson Plans by Patrick Healey

One in five students each year is bullied in some way, shape, or form. The impact of bullying on the victim is immense, usually leading to increased anxiety, depression, and loss of interest. These effects usually continue into teenage years and adulthood. It’s imperative to talk about this with your students, and these activities and scenarios will help.


Anti Bullying Activities

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Anti bullying activities - Reality vs Cyberbullying

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  • EXAMPLE 1
  • CYBER
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  • 854-555-2233
  • Honestly, everyone hates you.
  • VERBAL
  • Honestly, everyone hates you.
  • Explain one reason why it is easier to say certain things on the internet as opposed to in person.
  • EXPLANATION
  • Cyberbullying takes place behind the screen, removing the sight of the victim. If the aggressor does not see the impact of the words, they become less destructive to the bully's perspective.
  • EXAMPLE 2
  • School Work Friends 867
  • Jeff is the weirdest-looking kid I've ever seen. #lookinamirror
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  • What's a good
  • John Doe
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  • Jeff, you are the weirdest-looking kid I've ever seen. Have you ever looked in a mirror?
  • Explain one reason why it is easier to say certain things on the internet as opposed to in person.
  • Many people who bully others are a product of their own environment. They may be struggling with an internal conflict, and putting someone down could be satisfying an internal void. Cyberbullying is quick and readily available with a potentially wide audience, making it a preferred method to some.