Responding to Cyber Bullying
An Action Tool for School Leaders
- Jill Joline Myers - Western Illinois University, USA
- Donna S. McCaw - Western Illinois University, USA
- Leaunda S. Hemphill - Western Illinois University, USA
Anti-Bullying Strategies | School Safety | Technology
This manual for school administrators is dedicated to the competing principles: 1) that schools are not required to surrender control over school activities to students, and 2) that students are exposed to a robust exchange of ideas. The classroom needs to be a marketplace of ideas where First Amendment free expression exists, but a safe and orderly school environment conducive to learning must be maintained.
This manual provides public school leaders and front-line school personnel with data-driven solutions for resolving cyber bullying incidents.
This companion website houses the book's Matrix in an editable format to better meet your needs.
This site is dedicated to providing public school leaders and other front-line school personnel with data-driven solutions for resolving cyber bullying incidents. Also contains information about the authors' workshop.
"This concise, yet thorough guide offers practical and legally sound strategies to effectively confront, document, and successfully resolve allegations of cyber bullying. Given the dire consequences of inaction or ignorance, this book is required reading."
"This book takes a current topic of concern, describes the legal precedents involved in the discipline of students who engage in this type of behavior, and then wraps up the text with a very helpful Matrix Tool to allow for consistency of response when dealing with a sensitive cyber situation. I’d recommend this text for all administrators!"
"A quality administrative outlook on an important topic. This resource is a healthy blend of the theoretical and practical. It is a useful resource for school administrators or a committee of teachers exploring the topic in order to establish their own policies."
"This is an extremely timely reference book that provides educators with the background and the tools necessary to deal with Cyber bullying in an objective, yet proactive way. This book helps to establish a balance between rights and responsibilities for all."
"This resource is a healthy blend of the theoretical and practical and a useful resource for school administrators, teacher committees exploring the topic to establish their own policies, or even graduate students investigating the topic. Highly recommended."