Educational Technology

October 25, 2010

Bullying: It’s not just on the playground

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:30 am


Some students and school officials say this ability to communicate constantly — and if desired, anonymously — is contributing to a growing problem among young people: cyberbullying. “We have taken bullying from the playground and the bus stops into our living rooms through technology, and that’s been the thing that has been so disturbing,” said Geneva Cushing, a computer support specialist for Collinsville School District 10. Samantha Call with her laptop open to a Facebook page called “Belleville Hoes” on which she is not named. But, Call had previously been named on a now-closed page called “50 Belleville Hoes.” – Steve Nagy/BND

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