I have seen the devastating impact cyberbullying has had on my own students recently, leading one student to the breaking point (which led to a heated fist fight in the cafeteria) and another to try to transfer schools altogether. It is sad and disappointing that schools are limited in what they can do to reprimand these bullies, as much of cyberbullying occurs in students' homes off of school property.
Educators, however, need to be equipped with the right tools to help support students in overcoming cyberbullying, getting appropriate help and therapy, and ultimately learning ways to protect their online identities and use the Internet responsibly.
Here are some thoughts to get you started:
Full article available at: http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/feb11/vol68/num05/Adventures-with-Cell-Phones.aspx