My daughter was cyberbullied in 3rd grade by a classmate upset that she would not play with him during recess that day. He started sending her emails saying things like “you are not my friend” and “I hate you”. Luckily, we not only saw how upset she was but were monitoring her online use including emails so caught this early. The school helped intervene and his parents willing to take a stand and have him not email her any more. And, he moved away – but that is not the issue with cyberbullying. “Away” is moot.
Here’s some links to information to help you prevent this from occurring in your kids – and yourselves: