3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Stop the Gossip
Gossip spreads quickly on social media, texting and group chats. Likewise, bullying has been a part of school communities for a long time, but social media, texting and screen devices give people more access to one another. This makes it easier for the drama to unfold.It’s important to understand that creating personal profiles on social media makes you vulnerable and possibly a target for bullying. This activity will help you to understand how to stand up for yourselfif you are getting bullied online. Talking to an adult family member will help you to avoid getting into the same situation over and over again. It’s time to Stop the Gossip.
This activity is provided by Youth Speak Out International.