Tuesday, July 29, 2008

The Dark Side of the Internet...

Twitter friend Damian Bariexca (Twitter @Damian613 told me about a song that was in his blog post here. He said, "try not to cry when you watch the video..." Not feeling particularly brave today, I decided to hold off.

Then I was reading Jim Gates' Blog and noticed remnants of that earlier conversation. So I had to go check out the song. I went to the site for a CyberBullying video on YouTube which had the same song as Damian's post. I was blown away. What an amazing piece of work that I think captures the despair of cyberbullying and its seemingly innocuous beginnings.

Thanks to Damian and Jim for leading me to this song and video. ALL educators must watch it and we ALL must work to stop cyberbullying.

UPDATE: I learned there is a teacher guide here along with the original video post.

Watch the video!

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loonyhiker said...

Thanks so much for sharing this. It really shows the seriousness of bullying and we need to take it seriously too.

mmossman said...

TJ, what an amazing video. I plan to send it to all the teachers in my school. Cyberbullying should not be tolerated.