Educator and Coach Toolkit
Find out what you can do to prevent cyberbullying and how to work with families to keep kids safe at home. Learn what to do when cyberbullying happens and how to partner with families to respond.
Among teens who have been bullied, 22% report someone sent them threatening messages through social media, texting, or online.
The 2022 Choose Kindness Project Survey, conducted by Ipsos
Customize a memo to families that shares resources that support children in maintaining healthy relationships with technology.
Guide families to build a shared understanding with their children around technology use. Tailor a note to families that introduces Common Sense Media’s Family Tech Planners, which help families think through topics like screen time, appropriate content, and online interactions.
Responding to Cyberbullying
Cyberbullying can be hard to spot. Familiarize yourself with the Cyberbullying Research Center’s resource on cyberbullying warning signs. Then, customize and share a note to families to ensure they know what to look for at home.
In addition to understanding federal, state, and local (e.g., district) policies related to cyberbullying, consider the Cyberbullying Research Center’s top 10 recommendations for how educators can respond to cyberbullying.
Tailor a note to families to share a number of resources intended to help them respond when their child is cyberbullied or cyberbullies others.