Act Now! Cyberbullying 6th - 8th Grade
In this new mini-course, middle school students will learn what cyberbullying is and the impact it can have on everyone involved, from the person being bullied, to the bystanders witnessing it, and the person doing the bullying. As they navigate the course independently, they will also learn the important steps to take if they are being cyberbullied, and what they can do to stop cyberbullying as a bystander. Students can explore short activities and videos that present accurate, up-to-date information using a variety of instructional materials. Concepts are reinforced with a fun online game and offline activities provided in the teacher's guide. There is also a pre- and post-test to assess students' knowledge gained.
In this self-directed course, the delivery method is blended, utilizing a combination of online lessons and activities, and offline classroom activities.
Target Course Length
The target course length is approximately 2-3 hours, including online time, and offline time for classroom activities.
After completing Act Now! Cyberbullying 6th-8th Grade in its entirety, students will be able to:
- Define cyberbullying.
- Describe at least three examples of cyberbullying.
- Describe the impact cyberbullying can have on a victim.
- Explain the four steps to take if they are being cyberbullied.
- List two things that a bystander can do to stop cyberbullyling.