Middle School Essentials- Friendship, Bullying, and Stress
Melissa Snyder, M.Ed., LPCC
In this 4 week course, students will learn from psychology research, the best ways to understand and navigate the issues of love/friendship, learning/memory, bullying and anxiety/stress reduction.
US Grade 5 - 7
The middle school years can be a time of great change, for U.S. based learners. Studies show many 6th graders experience a sharp drop in grades, while we also see anxiety increasing from 1 in 7 in kids to 1 in 3 adolescents by the end of high school. The research shared in this class provides strategies to prepare learners to navigate through the transition to high school in the most successful way possible. This class is ideal for learners who have an interest in learning about...
1] Student will be able to define friendship, learning/memory, bullying, stress and anxiety 2] Student will learn about at least three research studies related to each weekly topic 3] Student will be able to identify at least two strategies that can use in everyday life when applying findings from research findings
I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, with M.Ed. in Community counseling and a B.A. in Sociology. I have taught introductory psychology and sociology courses to college freshman. I've also worked as counselor in a middle school setting.
Assessments OfferedInformal assessment will take place throughout the lesson by asking students if they have questions or comments throughout lessons. There will also be opportunities to answer poll questions in the chat box. Final exam available upon request.
Grades OfferedFinal grade report available upon request. Grade will be based on class attendance, participation in class chat box polls and final exam.
Paper/pen for note taking. There will be a handout that outlines that information covered in the lesson. It can be uploaded in the classroom, shortly before each lesson, and used to follow along or take notes.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Parents know best if their child will be more comfortable with them by their side. The content of this course doesn't require a parent, but the nature/personality of the specific learner may.
Meet the teacher
Hello there! I'm a licensed professional clinical counselor who focuses on education classes and workshops for children, teens and adults. I primarily teach psychology and anxiety reduction classes on Outschool. Learning life-skills and coping...
$65for 4 classes
1x per week, 4 weeks
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(39)
Completed by 367 learners
Live video meetings
4-10 learners per class