On Wednesdays We Wear Pink: Understanding the Politics of Girl World

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On Wednesdays We Wear Pink: Understanding the Politics of Girl World

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This course satisfies the Diversity & Inclusion requirement for the School Culture Advocate Certification. Learn more at www.safeschoolsacademy.org/sca.

Course Description: In schools every year, young women are facing an increasing number of pressures at an alarmingly young age. According to several youth climate surveys, girls are now reporting higher rates of bullying victimization than boys. Nationwide, eight in ten girls have experienced sexual harassment at school, and rates of dating violence are increasing. Bullying and other pressures interfere with a student’s ability to successfully participate in academic and social activities. All students have the right to a safe and inclusive learning environment, but additional efforts must be made to address bullying among young women and their peer groups.

This course will examine the social pressures to which women are subjected on a daily basis and explore the educational environment through the lens of adolescent girls and their peers. Topics include the socially constructed standards of body image; gender inequity and double standards; the inner-politics of cliques; gossip; cyber-bullying; healthy relationships; and successful methods for confronting bullying behavior.

Activities in this course include the analysis of social theory, a study of issues facing teenage girls in today’s school systems, the application of evidence-based methods for confronting dating violence and relationships, and the development of resources for managing bullying behavior amongst female students and social groups.

Click here to view the entire course syllabus.

This is a one credit course.

Upcoming sections:
October 13, 2019 - November 2, 2019
November 17, 2019 - December 7, 2019
December 15, 2019 - January 4, 2020
January 19, 2020 - February 8, 2020
February 16, 2020 - March 7, 2020
March 22, 2020 - April 11, 2020
April 19, 2020 - May 9, 2020
May 24, 2020 - June 13, 2020
June 14, 2020 - July 4, 2020
July 5, 2020 - July 25, 2020
July 26, 2020 - August 15, 2020

Course Fees (💵😱 THE SAVING: $35 License Renewal and $135 Grad Credit for online courses now through 10/20! 😱💵)

License Renewal - $35
Para credit - $35
Graduate Credit - $135
Audit - $35

If you have any questions or would like to pay with a check, please contact academy@iowasafeschools.org or call 515.381.0588.

Graduate Credit Policy
Participants are limited to 12 graduate credits per semester (Fall, Spring, Summer).

Cancellation/Refund Policy
All course cancellations or requests to change credit type must be received in writing or electronically at least fourteen days prior to the class start date. All refunds requested before this deadline will be subject to a $40 cancellation fee per course cancelled. No refunds will be issued on cancellations received after this deadline, however, we can move you to a future session of the same course if possible. Iowa Safe Schools reserves the right to cancel any course in the event of insufficient registration, in which case a full refund will be issued. Cancelled courses may be rescheduled at a later date.

Sale Policy
Sales are honored only during the dates the sale is active at the time of your registration. We do not honor current sales for previously registered or completed courses.

Please allow up to two weeks for transcripts to be processed following a course end date. Request your transcripts by going to http://www.safeschoolsacademy.org/transcripts.


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