Useful Apps Against Cyberbullying
The issue of cyberbullying becomes more and more important nowadays. So no wonder that many application developers put an emphasis on it. Today children are more willingly gain knowledge using various digital devices and now it is possible to take an advantage of it: parents use educational applications against cyberbullying to teach their children how to react on it.
Here are several of them that teach children the value of tolerance, how to diminish fear, and build confidence.
- Dandelion. This app appeared when the author’s son became a victim of bullies. Dandelion shows children how to use their imagination and how to feel sure of themselves to get rid of fears. It gives food for reflection and encourages a discussion of bullying between parents and children.
- Rindin. This application by CrocPond is based on the original story Rindin and consists of animated short movies, a storybook and an adventure game. The purpose of the app is to show children the necessity of tolerance and teach them how to rub along together with others.
- Professor Garfield Cyberbullying. In this application, the famous cat Garfield discusses an issue of cyber-attacks. It includes story and interactive Try and Apply sections that will help recognize a possible threat.
However, mind that these apps do not offer the only workable solution against bullying – there are so many types of bullying that it is impossible to solve them in the same way. So don’t forget about parental control apps to secure your children.