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
Keep the conversation top of mind
These posters can serve as helpful reminders to actively encourage youth to help their peers rise above cyberbullying.Download posters here
Make a plan
Use this lesson plan to help engage your students in conversation and equip them with strategies to stop cyberbullying when they spot it.Download plan here
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.
We've partnered with WE Schools to bring you a series of Digital Citizenship lesson plans for all grades.
Learn more about keeping safe in our digital world.