Course DescriptionThis course delves into the psychology of bullying and the cultural climate that gives rise to such cruelty and aggression. The course takes a complex issue and synthesizes what is known into 8 simple, targeted "keys" that equip educators, professionals, and parents with practical strategies to tackle the issue of bullying head-on. Social media bullying- and the recent tragedies stemming from it-has given the widespread problem a new dimension. While no magic cure-all exists, educators can learn and implement all sorts of quick and easy techniques to make a huge difference in the lives of their students. In 8 core strategies, this course lays the establishing meaningful connections with kids that create a positive school climate, addressing cyberbullying, building social emotional competence, reaching out to bullies, and empowering bystanders.
A link to the Armchair Ed course assignments and exams will be included in the registration confirmation and receipt email that will be automatically sent to students immediately upon completion of the registration process. Any required textbooks must be purchased separately.
The link can also be accessed after enrollment by logging into the Student Portal and clicking the link listed under View Online Resources.