Cyber Bullying... it's real, and it's harsh. This article by the NY Times provides several real life stories and facts about cyber bullying, and how schools have little training on the issue. The problem is, not all of the states have laws against cyber bullying. Words really do hurt.
Education World: Bullying Lesson Plans- Education World offers ten lesson plans designed to teach students to respect diversity and resolve ideological differences peacefully. Included: Ten activities for teaching kids about empathy, anger management, and effective conflict resolution.
+ Spend time with the person being bullied at school. + Listen to them. + Tell an adult who you trust, like your teacher or coach. + Set a good example. Do not bully others. + Help the person being bullied get away from the situation. + Distract the bully or offer an escape for the target. (http://www.stopbullying.gov/respond/support-kids-involved/index.html#bystanders)