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Friday, April 17 • 8:30am - 9:30am
In your Face—Current Thinking on Bullying and Cyberbullying

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How many times have you heard a child counseled to ignore being picked on, to toughen up, or to fight back? Adults often fail to understand the impact bullying has on a child—some even view it as a rite of passage. Face-to-face bullying can make anyone’s life miserable; but technology has upped the ante. Targets of cyberbullies typically face a 24/7 stream of harassment via cell phones, the Internet, and other forms of electronic communication. Attend this session to:

• Review a clear definition of bullying and common characteristics of bullies and their victims.
• Explore tactics for identifying instances of bullying and common strategies for reining in bullying.
• Identify strategies parents and educators can use to identify and deal with cyberbullying.

Speakers
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Susan Brooks-Young

TICAL Cadre Member, SJ Brooks-Young Consulting
Susan Brooks-Young has been involved in the field of instructional technology since 1979. She was one of the original technology users in the district where she taught and has continued to explore ways in which technology can be used to facilitate student learning. She has worked as computer mentor, technology trainer, and technology curriculum specialist. Prior to establishing her own consulting firm, Susan was a teacher, site administrator, and... Read More →


Friday April 17, 2015 8:30am - 9:30am
Redondo 2/3 Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach Hotel

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