Cyber-Bullying wrap-up

By using what I learned in digital literacy I now know how to take action in an instance pertaining to cyber-bullying.  Even though I doubt that I will be presented with this instance.  I have witnessed cyber bullying before but I never got involved because I thought it wasn’t a big deal, and that it was just a joke.  It is important to de-escalate the situation because it can prevent situations such as suicide or even just prevent the situation from leaving the computer.


For next class please complete the following:

1. Finish your “dial it down map” using Popplet and post a link to it on your Tumblr as well as a link to the article or scenario you selected.

2. In a text post, please reflect on the following:

  • How could you apply what you learned in class to…

Reacting to cyber-bullying


Have you ever encountered online cruelty?

How do you think someone might feel after being the target of it?

I have encountered online cruelty.

Someone might feel isolated after being the target of cyber bullying.

KWL/Key Vocabulary- Cyber Bullying

K:  Cyber bullying is the act of targeting someone over the internet and making fun of them.

W:  Ways to identify and prevent cyber bullying

L:  I learned that cyber bullying is a sever situation and that is is most important to de-escalate the situation.

Target:  The person being cyber- bullied.

Offender: The cyber bully

Bystander: the person who knows about the bullying but does nothing.

Upstander: The person who knows about the bullying and does something about it

Escalate:  To increase severity or size

De-escalate: To decrease in severity or size


Due next class: your storybird children’s story or pixton comic.

You will create either a children’s story (using Storybird) or a comic (using Pixton) using copyright, fair use or plagiarism as the topic.

You may work independently or with ONE other classmate (in other words, groups will be…