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One Boy's Online Tragedy

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Title:

One Boy's Online Tragedy

URL:

https://gpb.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/dgn09.la.rv.visual.elements.tragedy/one-boys-online-tragedy/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

Meet Ryan Halligan, the victim of a vicious cyberbullying campaign. After Ryan committed suicide, his father, John, went on Ryan's computer to search for answers. As Ryan's friends opened up online to John, he learned about the taunting that his son endured both at school and online.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.2.2) Describe the pros and cons of the use of technology as it affects personal, family, and community health.

Examples: positive and negative influences on self-esteem, addiction to technology, personal interactions and relationships

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 10-12
Leaders in Health Advocacy
HA.2.1) Analyze how health risk behaviors in the local school and community are influenced by family, peers and other factors.

Examples: availability of alcohol and drugs; trends in adolescent sexual behavior; availability of fast food; access to fitness and recreational facilities.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 10-12
Leaders in Health Advocacy
HA.5.2) Develop and implement a school-wide plan or campaign to encourage good decision-making skills.

Tags: cyberbullying, internet safety
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Author: Michelle Frye