Cultivating Resilience To Prevent Bullying and Cyberbullying

Cultivating Resilience To Prevent Bullying and Cyberbullying We’ve all heard the “sticks and stones” adage while growing up, and the reality is that words – whether expressed online or in person – can hurt.  Sometimes very deeply.  But do they always?  And do they have to?  That is, do I…

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Teen Builds App to Promote Inclusion, Prevent Bullying

Sixteen-year-old Natalie Hampton of California used to be bullied. She didn’t want other teens to feel the pain that she felt, so Hampton created a smartphone app called “Sit With Us.” The app allows users to sign up for “open lunches,” pairing students with others so that no teen has…

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October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

One in five high school students has been bullied at school in the past year. This month is dedicated to teens and adults coming together to stop bullying. Every teen can do something to help. Encourage respect for others, don’t give bullies an audience, and don’t ignore or shun those…

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New National Bullying and Cyberbullying Data

Here at the Cyberbullying Research Center, we use data to better understand what teens are thinking, doing, and experiencing at school and online. We promote evidence-based and research-inspired policies, procedures, and programming. And given the frequently-changing nature of technology use and misuse, we find it necessary to collect our own…

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