(Written by Hilary Smith and Elle Yi) Do you have a favorite sport? Like many of us, football, baseball, swimming, soccer, basketball, and cricket are popular athletic activities that come to mind. Many youth and adults enjoy a good match and religiously follow their favorite teams. These sports are often used to teach teamwork and ways to overcome adversity with many valuable life lessons taught on and off the turf.
Unfortunately, many children are being thrown into a game they didn’t sign up to join. No–they didn’t even purchase tickets to attend. It is believed that 52% of children find themselves placed into in a frightening match where their opponent is a cyberbully.
The cyber world presents many challenges, not only when children are faced with difficult choices, but also when parents find themselves facing issues with which they may have little experience.
Is there any difference between citizenship and digital citizenship?
The Cyberbullying Epidemic