An Educator's Perspective on Cyberbullying

The Ca.pture Project

A youth-driven digital storytelling program to capture cyberbullying stories from our city and to develop open-source digital skill building activities to empower youth to prevent, navigate and intervene in electronic bullying.

How I define cyerbullying
Unwanted harrassment in a digital space.
Where I've seen it happen
Articles, traditional text, facebook, Twittersphere, google docs, comment fields.
What I think happens leading up to, during, and after cyberbullying
Baiting, unhealthy relationships, power struggle, hurt, distance, anonononimity, fear, isolation, emotional wall
How can I create a safer space
Define terms, rights, responsibilities and resources, bring in guest speakers, guidance councillor and social worker roadshow for grade 9, embed cycle of bullying into subject curriculum, whole school assembly and/or workshops.
What resources I use for cyberbullying in my community
This project is supported by a grant from CIRA’s Community Investment Program. CIRA’s Community Investment Program gives back by supporting initiatives and programs that help build a better online Canada.
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