Increasingly, bullying is taking place online. More than 80% of teens use a cellphone regularly, making it the most common medium for cyberbullying, and 43% of kids report that they have been bullied online.
Learning.com is a national leader in providing instruction in online safety and digital citizenship for K-12 students; our curriculum is used in nearly 1 in 6 districts across the country. Among our lessons, we provide the following guidance to students: when cyberbullying happens, it is important to act:
- Speak out against it and get an adult involved
- Make it clear that cyberbullying is wrong
- Offer support to victims of cyberbullying
- Be a courageous bystander and take positive actions to stop cruelty
We are proud to stand with so many others in recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month.
Keith Oelrich joined Learning.com as CEO in 2012. A pioneer in the K-12 online education market since 2000, Keith has served as CEO of several companies which have collectively provided K-12 online education programs to thousands of districts, tens of thousands of schools and millions of students and their families.
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