Bullying and Cyberbullying Videos

The Internet is an excellent resource for videos dealing with cyber bullying and bullying.  I show a variety of them in my workshop on the topic of bullying.  I am listing a few below, but you can access a list from the web. Each of these videos can be used to start and stimulate discussions in class and at parent meetings.  They should be used in aged-appropriate environments and should be previewed before using them in classes.

 None of these websites cited should be considered an endorsement.

 Risky Youth Behavior 1’35”

In this video, we see that kids are placing themselves at risk more and more in today’s society; engaging in conversations with strangers online, visiting X-rated sites, creating and distributing “sext” images (youth-produced child pornography), and posting personal information online.

Internet Safety 101:  For Parents:  (4 minutes, 17 seconds)

Despite the Internet’s many wonderful benefits, a perfect storm has emerged for the online victimization of children. Kids have free and easy access to pornography, and sexual predators have easy and anonymous access to kids. Law enforcement limitations and challenges abound, and naïve kids are engaging in risky online behavior. Parents, educators and other caring adults must serve as the first line of defense to protect kids online, but they are often uninformed or ill-equipped to deal with these and other evolving threats. Are you prepared to protect your kids so they can enjoy the wonders of the Internet while being spared from the dangers?

Cyber Bullying Prevention Tips (Novus Security) (6 minutes, 20seconds) What is cyber bullying? Cyber bullying is a dangerous problem impacting children and teens at an alarming rate. This video educates parents about how to identify and stop bullying among teens and children. Learn how parents and children can help prevent cyberbullying!

Jigsaw: for 8 -10 year olds (8 minutes, 33 seconds)

This English helps children to understand what constitutes personal information. The assembly enables children to understand that they need to be just as protective of their personal information online, as they are in the real world. It also directs where to go and what to do if children are worried about any of the issues covered.

CEOP KS1 Film : ‘Lee & Kim’ Cartoon Suitable 5 yrs — 7 yrs  (8 minutes and 35 seconds)

Cartoon ‘Lee & Kim’ if you have small children from 4 — 7 years then you should let them view this short 10 minute cartoon, which is designed to keep them safe whilst online and more importantly, this cartoon teaches them in their early years.

The 8 minute animation introduces Lee & Kim, a brother and sister navigating the online world with the help of their trusted superhero friend SID! This cartoon is produced by the Child Exploitation Online Protection Centre (CEOP) as part of their ThinkuKnow Programme, which is being rolled out throughout Primary Schools in the UK.

The Ordeal of Amanada Todd and Hot Teens Reacted to It (5 minutes and 5 Seconds) 4 hours before her death.

The Story of Amanda Todd
This powerful tragic tale of 15-year-old Amanda Todd, who ended her own life in 2012 just one month after posting a video that was a desperate cry for rescue from what must have seemed like an unrelenting fall into darkness. In order to put it all in perspective, first view Amanda’s chilling and heart-wrenching video, and then take a look at the video below it. Produced by the Fine Brothers, it’s a display of how a group of teens reacted to seeing Amanda’s video and hearing her story. The range of emotions exhibited by these young kids is diverse and often impulsive, but it clearly demonstrates how many teens feel about the poisonous epidemic of cyberbullying.

Source: YouTube

Suicide girl’s mother reveals more harrowing details of cyber bullying campaign that drove her daughter to her death
As well as the online harassment and schoolyard taunts, the 15-year-old was stalked and blackmailed by a suspected pedophile
Teen Reaction (14 minutes, 42 seconds)

Alicia’s Story Alicia Kozakiewicz was 13 years old when she ran away from home.  Unknown to her mother, Alicia was seeking the man she had been communicating with on line.  What happened to Alicia after she met this stranger escalated into a a shocking story of imprisonment and domination.  It is a strong reminder of the crucial roles schools must learn to play in educating our students on the need for safety and self-guidance.  Source:  Enough is Enough on YouTube