Bullying in schools is a well-known issue from the earliest times, but the progress does not rest on laurels – this issue today takes different form and shapes and the most worrying and widespread is cyberbullying. It is a frequent topic for writing, for example, – https://thesispanda.com/blog/thesis-statement-on-bullying. Yet, adults still search the solution for this currently central issue. Bullies take an advantage of the digital communication to harass, threaten or in else way hurt feelings of a victim – and what worsens the situation greatly, is the fact that unlike common bullying that stops after kid gets home, cyberbullying continues at home also – with help of messages, social media, phone calls etc.
This issue has become on the front burner after a stray of suicides caused by victims of cyberbullies, so now this theme is widely discussed in schools and universities.
Parents always gravely conceive the fact that their children became bullies or victims of bullies. That is why it is essential to create appropriate conditions for a discussion of the issue.
If your kid tells you about something wrong on the Internet, rejoice! Your relationship is trust-based, and not all parents can boast with it – statistically almost all children do not tell parents about it, because they are afraid of no reaction or overreacting. Let’s face it, parents often make the situation worse, but there are ways that can help:
Supervision of kid’s online activity is a tough question. First and foremost, define rules of gadget and the Internet, discuss everything that happens online and encourage your kids to tell you if anything goes wrong there.
CEO and Founder at Mighty Shouts.
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