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

Preventing Cyberbullying

Connect families with best-in-class resources
Equip families with a process for tech planning

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

Know the signs of 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.

Develop your plan for responding to cyberbullying

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.

Prepare families to respond to cyberbullying

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Check out other helpful resources

We have many other resources available to you beyond the Educator and Coach Toolkit. Just a couple options to get started:

Check out the Parent Playbooks
Check out Resources and Support
Emergency Services

Call 911

Emergency: 911

Mental Health Crisis

Call 988

Mental Health Crisis: 988