Before the Bullying A.F.T.E.R. School Program
Program Snapshot from Wallace Foundation
Before the Bullying is a K-8 universal prevention program designed to prevent bullying and teach positive social skills through the use of music, videos, and the performing arts. Before the Bullying’s afterschool curriculum, the A.F.T.E.R. School Program, includes 25 lessons structured around the use of 26 original songs and 6 music videos, and can be used either as a stand-alone program or as a multimedia add-on to an existing anti-bullying program. The A.F.T.E.R. School curriculum is divided into five weekly themes, each consisting of five daily lessons intended for use with all ages. Lessons typically last 30-60 minutes and are comprised of an original music video or song related to the lesson theme, followed by an interactive activity or discussion. Activities are designed to be easy to integrate into any afterschool program in any community. Developed by GROWING SOUND, a division of Children, Inc.
Areas of Focus (as stated by program) Acceptance, friendship, teamwork, empathy, and responsibility