Going After Cyberbullies

Smith, Fran
September 2006
Prevention;Sep2006, Vol. 58 Issue 9, p143
This article focuses on the cyber-bullying or online tormenting of school children, a digital version of playground taunting. The organization, "Teenangels," a group of young volunteers, is working to help victims. "Teenangels" advises parents to set ground rules for what children can say online, teach privacy, keep the computer in the family room, and keep tabs on Internet use. A parent can search a child's name to see if anything negative is retrieved. INSET: How to fight back.


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