Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Cyberbullying – news and teaching resources round up

A teenage girl who killed herself after months of online bullying has put the spotlight on the dark side of the internet. Here are some resources to help you explore cyberbullying in class

Bullies can get in touch with their victims at all times
thanks to social media sites. Photograph: Alamy

One in five children have been victims of cyberbullying on social media sites during the last year, research by the NSPCC has found

Earlier this month Hannah Smith, 14, of Lutterworth, Leicestershire, killed herself after she had been taunted and told to "drink bleach" on the question-and-answer forum