Q4 Cyberbullying Step 3: Cyberbullying Data

6. Cyber Safety


The Cyberbullying Research Center has been collecting data from across the U.S. from samples of students ages 13-17.

1. Look at the Data collected for 2023 from students at the top of this page. You might also refer to the report on the website, Statistics for 2023, which shows additional categories.

Make the following observations:

  •  # students reporting being cyberbullied were___

  • # Is there a difference by gender? Refer to the report on the website Statistics for 2023

  • What were the five most frequent types of bullying reported?

STEPS Continued

2. Do your own research and collect some local data. 

3. Create a list of 5-10 statements similar or the same as those in the data chart.

4. Check with your teacher about options for collecting the data.

  • Digitally using a Google Form you email to individuals, a Spreadsheet you share
  • Non-digitally using an interview process or a survey form that you hand out to others to return
  • Another method you decide on with your teacher

5. Collect and share your research, discuss your observations, and share if there were any surprises from the results. Based on your results, what recommendations and observations can you make from the data you collected?

  • Why do you think people do bullying behaviors?
  • What do you think should be done about it?
  • Other questions or actions?

MITECS Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

2. Digital Citizen
b. Engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices
c. Demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property