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Cultural & Global Issues: Cyberbullying


Grade 9
Articles with Reading Levels: 9.0-9.9
Grade 10
Articles with Reading Levels: 10.0-10.9

Article Name: Stop Cyberbullying 
Source: The Beacon 
Author: N/A
Date Published: N/A
Guiding Question: What are some ways to spot cyberbullying?
Grade Level: 9.8

Article Name: Kids with Cellphones at Higher Risk of Cyberbullying 
Source: Economic Times
Author: N/A
Date Published: September 18, 2017
Guiding Question: Should parents give their kids cellphones if it means that they are at a higher risk of being cyberbullied?
Grade Level: 9.5

Article Name: Schools Urged to Teach Youth Digital Citizenship
Source: National Public Radio
Author: Nancy Solomon
Date Published: October 6, 2010
Guiding Question: How can cyberbullying be reduced through teaching proper internet etiquette?
Grade Level: 9.4

Article Name: Cyberbullying
Source: Pew Research Center
Author: Amanda Lenhart
Date Published: June 27, 2007
Guiding Question: What is modern day bullying and who does it affect?
Grade Level: 9.1

Article Name: What is Cyberbullying
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Author: N/A
Date Published: N/A
Guiding Question: What is cyberbullying and who does it effect?
Grade Level: 9.6

Article Name: What Parents Should Know About Roasting, a New Cyberbullying Trend 
Source: ABC News 
Author: N/A
Date Published: August 25, 2017
Guiding Question: What is roasting and how is it impacting kids?
Grade Level: 10.4

Article Name: Solutions for Cyberbullying
Author: N/A
Date Published: May 10, 2015
Guiding Question: Why can cyberbullying be hard to deal with?
Grade Level: 10.4

Article Name: 2015 Cyberbullying Data
Source: Cyberbullying Research Center
Author: Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin
Date Published: May 1, 2015
Guiding Question: What do the trends in data tell us about cyberbullying?
Grade Level: 10.7

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Article Name: Identifying Wolves Among Sheep in the Age of Student Cyberbullying
Source: Eschoolnews 
Author: Darius Goodall 
Date Published: October 18, 2017
Guiding Question: What are some of the forms that cyberbullying can take?
Grade Level: 8.9

Article Name: Gabby Douglas to Tour Schools in Support of Anti-Bullying Campaign 
Source: Washington Post via Newsela (Ed. Neswela staff. Version 830)
Author: Marissa Payne 
Date Published: January 5, 2017
Guiding Question: How is olympian Gabby Douglas fighting back against online bullies?
Grade Level: 6.9

Article Name: Cheerful tweets from @TheNiceBot try to counteract cyberbullying
Source: The Washington Post via Newsela (Ed. Newsela staff. Version 1080)
Author: Caitlin Gibson
Date Published: December 17, 2015
Guiding Question: 
Grade Level: 7

Article Name: Cyberbullying Law Shields Teachers from Student Tormentors
Source: National Public Radio
Author: Lisa Warf
Date Published: February 19, 2013
Guiding Question: How can cyberbullying on teachers be stopped?
Grade Level: 8.4

Article Name: More Teens Talking to Their Parents about Being Cyberbullied, Poll Finds
Source: Associated Press via Newsela (Ed. Neswela staff. Version 1000)
Author: Anne Flaherty
Date Published: October 25, 2013
Guiding Question: Should students be talking to their parents about cyberbullying?
Grade Level: 6.0

Article Name: What Is Cyberbullying? An Overview for Students, Parents, and Teachers
Source: Maryville University
Author: N/A
Date Published: 2019
Guiding Question: What are some ways to prevent cyberbullying?
Grade Level: 11.2

Article Name: Don't think of cyberbullying as separate from bullying
Source: Education Dive
Author: Tara Garcia Mathewson
Date Published: February 1, 2017
Guiding Question: Should parents and teachers restrict access to digital devices to stop cyberbullying?
Grade Level: 12.5

Article Name: Cyberbullying: What is it and How to Prevent it?
Source: Purdue University
Author: Ludmila Battista
Date Published: May 24, 2012
Guiding Question: What can parents and schools do to prevent cyberbullying? 
Grade Level: 12.3

Article Name: Using Social Media to Prevent Suicide
Source: The Atlantic
Author: Anna Codrea-Rado
Date Published: April 18, 2012
Guiding Question: 
Grade Level: 12.9