School Climate 2.0: Preventing Cyberbullying and Sexting One Classroom at a Time

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Sameer Hinduja and Justin W Patchin

  • School Climate 2.0
  • School Climate 2.0
    Differentiates cyberbullying from traditional bullying and offers specific strategies for improving school climate.

216 pages
2012
ISBN: 9781412997836

Bullying is not new, but its venues have expanded to include social media and mobile phones. When students receive hurtful, threatening, or sexually explicit electronic messages, it affects their ability to concentrate on schoolwork. Renowned cyberbullying experts Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin connect the off-campus, high-tech behaviours of teens to the school environment and provide educators with a road map for developing a positive school climate that counteracts cyberbullying and sexting. School Climate 2.0 differentiates cyberbullying from traditional bullying and offers specific strategies for improving school climate, including:

  • Building a sense of community
  • Peer mentoring
  • Social norming
  • Data-driven action plans
  • Youth grassroots campaigns
  • Multi-pronged policy and programming approaches by adults

Included are anecdotes, stories, and high-profile case examples that illustrate the research. The book’s companion website features a Twitter feed and Facebook Fan Page with regular Prevention Points you can put into action quickly, downloadable activities and worksheets, questions to facilitate staff and student discussions, and emerging best practices in school climate research and evaluation—powerful tools for bully-proofing your school.