Hilma Shikongo 190018364 Cyberbullying


What is cyberbullying

Cyberbullying or cyberharassment is a form of bullying or harassment using electronic means. Cyberbullying and cyberharassment are also known as online bullying. It has become increasingly common, especially among teenagers, as the digital sphere has expanded and technology has advanced.


Gathering Information

  1. You will be assigned to a group of 3 students

  2. Within your group of three:


  1. (1)member will be writer/editor - Your job is to write down all the information found from the scavenger hunt.  You will need to be a great typer, efficient and focused on details (Spelling etc....)

  2. (2) members will be the researchers - Your job will be to follow the links provided to you in the scavenger hunt and answer the questions.

3.  The Writer/Editor and the Researchers will need to work together effectively, because you will only have one class period to complete the scavenger hunt.


Cyberbullying occurs when a person shares inappropriate content about another person through social media. It is also said to occur when someone is rude to another person online or on a regular basis or stalks them online through social media sites. 

It occurs though SMS, texts messages, social media, online gaming, forums, or other applications through which people can view or share content. 

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It is important for one to be safe. Safety refers to the act of staying safe online, being safe means one is protecting themselves or others from online risk and harms. Some tips to stay safe online

 Some tips to stay safe online: 

* keep your passwords private, even from your friends 

* learn about privacy settings and reporting features on social media

* be mindful of what you post and share online

* Report cyberbullying to the appropriate authorities

* Avoid escalating the situation: 

* Limit where your post personal information

Teacher Page

This lesson was origionally developed to help learners understand what cyber bullying is and what they need to do if they turn out to victims. Learners are expected to write this activity in 40 minutes during their English lesson. The objectives of this lesson is to help learners understand why cyber bullying is not good for the victim's health.

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