This document provides the synthesis of research on strategies to influence young people to positively intervene if they witness that a peer is being hurt or is otherwise at risk. This synthesis of the research provides the foundation for both Be a Friend ~ Lend a Hand and Cyber Savvy, embrace Civility in the Digital Age’s two new programs.
There is a significant amount of confusion about the legal standards governing when school officials can respond to student off-campus, online harmful speech. This document will outline the current legal standards and provide recommendations, based on the case law, for how districts and principals can proceed.
Cyberbullying, Sexting, and Predators, Oh My! Addressing Youth Risk in the Digital Age in a Positive and Restorative Manner (10/2012)
This document provides comprehensive insight into these issues and sets forth recommendations for effective prevention and intervention ground in the promotion of positive social norms, enhancement of effective skills, encouragement of helpful allies, and the use of restorative interventions.
These are the materials that will be moved over from the old site for Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use. Some of the articles that were on that site have been removed because they have been replaced by more updated materials.
Legacy documents that are more general in nature.
Documents specifically related to cyberbullying and sexting, including the appendices in Nancy’s 2007 book, Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats: Responding to the Challenge of Online Cruelty, Threats, and Distress.
Cyber Safety Legacy
Documents related to teaching cyber safety to students and parents, which are being updated with the new Cyber Savvy resources.