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Course Description

It is estimated that every day in America there are 160,000 students that stay home from school out of fear of bullying. Clearly this is a problem that impacts our schools, communities, and the future of our country, as many of those students who are bullied may go on to have low self esteem, drop out of high school, or even commit suicide. The solution to this problem facing our nation is in education. It starts with you, and it starts by taking this course to learn everything you can on middle to high school bullying.


 It's a crucial time for students to be bullied and by taking this course you can learn what you can do to help prevent, and eliminate bullying at your school, in your community, and beyond. This comprehensive course will share with you some of the tragic stories that have made the headlines regarding bullying. Through these stories you will learn about what bullying is, how often it happens, how far of a reach the problem is, and who bullies.


This course takes an in-depth look at both bullies, and their victims, bullying prevention strategies, bullying intervention, cyberbullying, bullying and disabilities, why we must do something, and teen psychology. You will also learn about how peers can be a powerful tool in helping to address the problem through such programs as peer advocacy and teen court. This course will help you gain an understanding of middle to high school bullying from everyone from the bully to the victim to parents and teachers. This course is ideal for teachers, high school students, parents, and anyone who wants to make a difference in the lives of the youth in their community, and nation.

Course Requirements

This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required.

Course Topics


Lesson 1: The Facts on Tween and Teen Bullying

Lesson 2: The Reach of the Problem

Lesson 3: Understanding the Victim

Lesson 4: Who Bullies?

Lesson 5: How Parents, Teachers, Communities Can Help

Lesson 6: Bullying Prevention Strategies

Lesson 7: Bullying Intervention

Lesson 8: Bullyings New Twist

Lesson 9: Bullying and Disabilities

Lesson 10: Why Something Must Be Done

Lesson 11: Teen Psychology: Understanding Their Thinking

Lesson 12: Peer Advocacy

Course Materials

All course material will be provided in the lessons and netlinks. There are no required materials to purchase before taking the class .

Grading Policy

Each lesson will include a lesson review quiz along with one assignment. Students will successfully complete this course by mastering all learning outcomes with 70% or higher overall grade.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Know the facts on tween and teen bullying.
  • Recognize the reach of the problem of bullying and what to understand regarding the victims.
  • Determine who bullies and why.
  • Know how parents, teachers, and communities can help.
  • Describe bullying prevention strategies.
  • Describe methods for bullying intervention.
  • Know bullying and how it affects people with disabilities.
  • Describe teen psychology and peer advocacy, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Exam9
Lesson 2 Exam10
Lesson 3 Exam10
Lesson 4 Exam10
Lesson 5 Exam10
Lesson 6 Exam10
Lesson 7 Exam10
Lesson 8 Exam9
Lesson 9 Exam9
Lesson 10 Exam10
Lesson 11 Exam10
Lesson 12 Exam10
The Final Exam33
Total Points:150

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