Bullying is becoming more and more commonplace in the classroom, even in schools once deemed “safe.”

CLASSROOM CHALLENGE 2 – BULLYING IN THE CLASSROOM INSTRUCTIONS

Bullying is becoming more and more commonplace in the classroom, even in schools once deemed “safe.” Teaching students how to share space with others at school can positively impact behavior both in and outside the classroom.

In this module/week’s classroom challenge you will read about some ways bullying might look at your school one day. The provided scenario presents several types of bullying, and you must identify three of these types. Read and study the scenario provided as you consider ways to keep bullying out of your classroom. The 3 types of bullying you discuss must come from the scenario.

Specificity is important with this assignment; as you write your paper, you must continually ask yourself “why” and “how.” In your paper you must discuss 3 types of bullying found in the provided scenario and ways that you can keep bullying out of your classroom. To earn full credit, your paper must employ specific and quality discourse.

The Biblical integration for the second classroom challenge is to demonstrate the Fruit of the Spirit in Galatians 5:22, 23 in your solutions: love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.

The grading rubric for this assignment is provided in the Course Content folder and should be considered the best source regarding what is required to successfully complete this assignment.

Include the following discussion points in your paper for each of the 3 types of bullying you identify and discuss:

A. From the scenario provided find and identify the first type of bullying you see exemplified and consider what is taking place that causes you to recognize it as bullying.

1. Use examples from the scenario provided to show how this type of bullying is revealing itself in your classroom.

2. Use peer-reviewed research articles to explain why you identified this behavior as bullying. Cite this research in your discussion and include it in a reference list of your sources at the end of your paper.

3. What solutions can you apply in your classroom to demonstrate how you will prevent this type of bullying in the future?

4. Include discussion of how you will know that your solutions are effective. What changes will you see in your classroom?

B. From the scenario provided find and identify the second type of bullying you see exemplified and consider what is taking place that causes you to recognize it as bullying.

Repeat discussion points 1 through 4 as laid out above in section A.

C. From the scenario provided find and identify the third type of bullying you see exemplified and consider what is taking place that causes you to recognize it as bullying.

Repeat discussion points 1 through 4 as laid out above in section A.

D. Biblical Integration – Fruit of the Spirit

The following are requirements for your paper:

A. Your paper must meet a minimum of 1,200 words (not including the title page, abstract page, and reference page) and be formatted in current APA style.

B. You must use at least 4 sources in your paper:

1. 1 source must be the Bible. (Reference which translation you use, i.e. KJV, NKJV, NIV, etc.)

a. Cite the Bible version in the body of the paper. An example of this would be:  (King James Bible, 1769/2017, John 3:16).

b. Include the source in your reference list. An example of this would be: King James Bible. (2017). Cambridge University Press. (Original work published 1769).

2. 1 source must be the course textbook.

3. 2 sources must be peer-reviewed research articles.

a. To assist you in your search for an article, you can access the Jerry Falwell Library at http://libguides.liberty.edu/content.php?pid=544015 to find peer-reviewed journal articles.

b. Research articles:

1) Must be peer-reviewed;

2) Must be published within the last 7 years; and

3) Must be at least 5 pages.

C. You must include at least 5 citations within your paper for the work you borrow from all your sources.

Submit your Classroom Challenge 2 as a Microsoft Word document in the assignment link by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Monday of Module/Week 5.