A Synthesis of International School-Based Bullying Interventions

  • Goodman J
  • Medaris J
  • Verity K
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Abstract

Bullying is a prevalent problem in school systems in the United States and abroad. This literature review focuses on elementary school-based bullying interventions for students published between 2005-2012. Ten studies reviewed included students from the first grade through the eighth grade from five countries. There were many common themes among successful bullying interventions including: (a) teacher training, (b) school-wide interventions, (c) social skills training in the classroom, (d) homework as a follow up to instruction, and (e) the incorporation of storybooks. Implications for practice and future research directions are shared.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Bullying
  • Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE
  • ERIC
  • Elementary Education
  • Elementary School Students
  • Foreign Countries
  • Homework
  • Interpersonal Competence
  • Intervention
  • Junior High Schools
  • Literature Reviews
  • Middle School Students
  • Middle Schools
  • Program Descriptions
  • Secondary Education
  • Story Reading
  • Teacher Education

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Authors

  • Jennifer Goodman

  • Jessica Medaris

  • Kimberley Verity

  • Brittany Hott

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