Trolls, Haters and Digital Harassment

  • Trolling is when a user .....


  • Video Discussion Questions
    (for parents & teachers)

    • What happened to Guts in the video? Why did playing the game ultimately upset him?
    • How do you think Guts felt when he was called “slowpoke,” “weird,” and “dummy”? How is getting called names online similar to getting called names in person?
    • Have you ever seen an example of trash talking online? What did you do at the time? What would you do if you saw it now?
    • What are rules of S.T.O.P.? In your opinion, which step is most important?
    • How do you treat others online? Is it ever hard to remember that there’s another person on the other side of the screen? 

    Lesson Plan for Elementary Teachers


  • Video Discussion Questions
    (for parents & teachers)

    • What is digital harassment?
    • How is digital harassment different from cyberbullyng?
    • Have you ever been in a situation where you felt like you were being digitally harassed? How did you handle it?
    • In the digital world, what is a hater or a troll?
    •  What are some things you can do if someone is hating or trolling you?
    • Why do people troll online? Do you think there is an underlying issue?

  • Info for parents
    info for teachers