Middle School Essentials- Friendship, Bullying, and Stress

Melissa Snyder, M.Ed., LPCC
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(487)
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.

Class experience

US Grade 5 - 7
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.
Homework Offered
Assessments Offered
Informal 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 Offered
Final 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

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(487)
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... 
Group Class


for 4 classes
1x per week, 4 weeks
50 min

Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(39)
Completed by 367 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 10-13
4-10 learners per class

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