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Determine if the student has a change in behavior or mood and if it is caused by their use of a digital device. Observe how they respond in group settings and how they interact with their classmates.

(1) Take Notice

What To Do

Pull the student aside to have a private conversation. Let the student know that you are there to help, that you are concerned for their safety and that they can go to you for help.

(2) Communicate Your Support

What To Do

In the mean try to gather information about the situation by asking questions such as how it started and who the perpetrator is. Make sure to ask the 5 W's (who, what, where, when, why) and how before making the most suitable response.

(3) Ask Questions

What To Do

Gather evidence and keep a record of all the information that is related to cyberbullying. Record the dates and times of the cyberbullying instances and jot down a description of the situation. Save screenshots, emails, and text messages as evidence of cyberbullying to a secure location.

(4) Document

What To Do

(5) Report

What To Do

Depending on the situation and the involved parties, report the situation to the appropriate authorities. If the cyberbully is a classmate, report it to the school. If the cyberbully is not associated with the school the victim is attending, report it to the social media platform where the cyberbullying is occurring. Most social media platforms and schools have clear policies and reporting processes in the case of cyberbullying. Contact social platforms for removal of offensive content. If the student is receiving physical, criminal, illegal, or death threats, report it to the police. Most importantly, speak to a parent and make them aware of the situation their child is in to broaden the student's support system.