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School Climate 2.0: Preventing Cyberbullying and Sexting One Classroom at a Time [NOOK Book]

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The authors connect the teens’ technology use to the school environment and provide tools (including a companion website) for creating a positive school climate that counteracts cyberbullying and sexting.
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School Climate 2.0: Preventing Cyberbullying and Sexting One Classroom at a Time

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Overview

The authors connect the teens’ technology use to the school environment and provide tools (including a companion website) for creating a positive school climate that counteracts cyberbullying and sexting.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781452283708
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 4/10/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 758,107
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Dr. Sameer Hinduja is an Associate Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University and Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center (cyberbullying.us). He is recognized internationally for his groundbreaking work on the subjects of cyberbullying and safe social networking, concerns that have paralleled the exponential growth in online communication by young people. He works with the U.S. Department of Education and many state departments of education to improve their policies and programming related to prevention and response of teen technology misuse and abuse. He also educates and trains youth-serving professionals across the nation to promote the positive use of technology.

Justin W. Patchin, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University. His research explores the intersection of teens and technology, with particular focus on cyberbullying, online social networking, and sexting. He travels around the United States (and abroad) training educators, counselors, law enforcement officers, parents, and teens themselves on how to use technology safely and responsibly. Dr. Patchin is Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center (cyberbullying.us) and has written three books and numerous academic articles on adolescent behaviors online. He has appeared on several national and international media programs to discuss issues related to teens use and misuse of technology.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Important Features of the Book
Breakdown of Chapters
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. Teens, Technology, and Trouble
The Story of Sam
What Would Happen to Sam Today?
Teens and Technology
Technology in Schools
Breakout Box: Delete Day
Why Schools Must Respond to Cyberbullying and Sexting
Technology Isn’t the Problem
The Power of a Positive School Climate
Summary
Discussion Questions
2. School Climate: Where It Begins and Ends
What Exactly Is School Climate?
Assessing Your School’s Climate
Breakout Box: A Positive School Climate Makes Everything Possible
Our School Climate Measure
School Climate and Behaviors at School
The Social Bond
Breakout Box: School Climate and Its Effect on School Social Issues
School Climate and Bullying
Breakout Bok: The Benefits of a Positive School Climate
Summary
Discussion Questions
3. Adolescent Mistreatment in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Cyberbullying
Bullying at School
Consequences of Bullying
What Is Cyberbullying?
Breakout Box: A Teenaged Target’s Cry for Help
The Cyberbullied
The Cyberbully
Where Does Cyberbullying Occur?
Correlates of Cyberbullying
Cyberbullying and Self-Esteem
Cyberbullying and Suicide
Cyberbullying and School-Related Delinquency and Violence
Unique Features of Cyberbullying
Breakout Box: Decoding your Digital Footprint
Breakout Box: Unique Characteristics of Cyberbullying
The Relationship Between Traditional Bullying and Cyberbullying
Summary
Discussion Questions
4. Adolescent Relationships in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Sexting
Sexting in the News
High Profile Incidents
Breakout Box: Adolescent Anger Lands Teen on the Sex Offender Registry
Why do Teens Engage in Sexting?
Sexting Images Go Viral
How Many Teens Really Participate in Sexting?
National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
Cox Communications
MTV/AP
Pew Internet & American Life Project
Crimes Against Children Research Center
Our Own Survey
Sexting: A Continuum of Behaviors
Crimes Against Children Research Center Typology
Sexting and the Law
Breakout Box: Selected State Sexting Bills
Summary
Discussion Questions
5. School Climate and Online Misbehaviors
Breakout Box: School Climate and Cyberbullying
School Climate and Behaviors Online
Our Research
Educators' Efforts Matter
Whom Do Targets Tell About Their Experiences With Cyberbullying?
Expectation of Discipline
Summary
Discussion Questions
6. Strategies for Improving Your School Climate
Top-Down Approach
Know Their Names
Community Building
Small Teacher-Student Ratios
Stay in the Loop
Clearly Define What Is “Not Cool”
Breakout Box: Staying in the Loop: What I’ve Learned by Listening and Understanding
Monitor Behaviors and Respond Fairly and Consistently to Problems
Encourage Active Student Participation in Decision Making
Student-Teacher Evaluations
Encourage Reporting of Any Inappropriate Behavior
Cultivate Hope
The Important Role of School Counselors
Breakout Box: School Counselors Can Help
Inform and Involve the Community
Continue to Lay the Groundwork
Use Resources Available to You
Breakout Box: What YOU Can Do to Spark Climate Change in Your School
Summary
Discussion Questions
7. It Takes a Village: Social Norms, Bystanders, and Peer Mentoring
Social Norming
An Overview of Social Norms Theory
Social Norms Theory and Traditional Bullying
Using Social Norming to Prevent Cyberbullying and Sexting
Coordinate a Student Play
Breakout Box: Using Stage Productions to Enhance School Climate
Role-Playing
Solidarity Walk or March
Four Corners
Breakout Box: Canadian Initiatives: Students Making a Difference Against Bullying
Pledges
Stop Standing By and Start Standing Up!
Breakout Box: Minnesota Twins
Peer Mentoring
Summary
Discussion Questions
8. Prevention Through Assessment: Taking the Pulse of Your School and Students
Survey Your Students
Breakout Box: Talking Points: How to Conduct Research Among Your Students
Sampling
Breakout Box: Use Data to Guide Your Climate Improvement Efforts
Survey Development
Survey Administration
Breakout Box: Assessment Leads to Better Understanding
Don’t Forget About the Adults!
Focus Groups
Breakout Box: Sample Focus Group Questions
Confidentiality, Consent, and Ethical Issues
Summary
Discussion Questions
Appendix A: Our Survey Questions
Appendix B: Psychometric Properties for Cyberbullying Scale
9. Effective Prevention Requires Effective Response
Can Schools Respond to Behaviors That Occur Away From Campus?
Just Say No to “Zero Tolerance”: Utilize Informal Responses When Appropriate
Natural and Logical Consequences
Breakout Box: What Schools Should Do When Made Aware of a Cyberbullying Incident
When Can Educators Search the Contents of Student Cell Phones?
Special Considerations When Responding to Sexting Incidents
Breakout Box: What Schools Should Do When Made Aware of a Sexting Incident
Policy Issues
Cyberbullying
Breakout Box: Elements of a Cyberbullying Policy
Sexting
Breakout Box: Elements of a School Sexting Policy
When to Get Law Enforcement Involved
Educate Students About the Consequences Before the Behavior
Breakout Box: One School’s Response to Social Networking Drama
A Call for Education and Outreach
Summary
Discussion Questions
Index
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