As a teacher or coach, you can be influential in promoting a climate of respect and encouraging youth to be kind online. You may also be the trusted adult a child turns to for help if they are experiencing cyberbullying. The following information gives you some tools to engage youth in a conversation about cyberbullying and support those who may need help.
You can help
Lesson plan: #EndBullying 101
Help students define what it means to be cyberbullied, understand its impact, and what actions they can take when they see or experience it.Download lesson plan
Let’s #EndBullying together
Share this tip sheet with youth who are being cyberbullied or witnessing it, and encourage them to spread kindness online.Download tip sheet
Learn what kids are really saying with this glossary of online slang and acronyms.Download glossary
How to help
Help youth navigate cyberbullying with this informative guide.Download guide
Together we can rise above to #EndBullying
Here are just a few inspiring success stories that show standing up to cyberbullying is possible.
“A student was being bullied online and engaged me for help. We discussed strategies to deal with the situation and were able to improve the situation”
Grade 7 teacher
“We discuss bullying and cyberbullying in our classroom - it’s always a fruitful conversation that makes a difference.”
Grade 9 teacher
“Rising above cyberbullying takes a village - everyone, from the school principal, to teachers, parents and students themselves need to make a concerted effort.”
Grade 9 teacher
Book a free TELUS Wise workshop for your students to help them further explore digital literacy and continue the conversation about cyberbullying.
The information provided on telus.com/wise is intended as general information only, not as advice. Readers should assess all information in light of their own circumstances and consider all relevant factors.