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Conflict Resolution PK–12

  1. Pre-K/Kindergarten: Peacemaking Skills for Little Kids
    You can begin planting the seeds of peace and conflict resolution skills with Peacemaking Skills for Little Kids. The adorable I-Care Cat guides students through a series of activities that teach the I-Care Rules and important values, character education, social emotional and life skills like listening, cooperating, and sharing. Filled with games, songs, and more, primary students will love the lessons in this fun filled curriculum. The peacemaking skills they learn will become an integral part of everything they do in the classroom.
  2. Kindergarten: Helping, Not Hurting - Teaching the I-Care Rules Through Literature
    Promote social emotional learning and early childhood literacy. Learning centers, reading and I-Care rules are used to teach kindergartners peacemaking skills, values, character education, violence and bullying prevention. This literature-based curricula, based on he collection of critically regarded children's literature, provides kindergarten teachers with daily lesson plans, containing activities for three learning centers. Kindergartners will love the energy and the variety as they practice reading, emergent writing, and arts skills. Helping, Not Hurting is a dynamic fun, easy-to-use curricula that both students and teachers will love.
  3. Grade 1: Peacemaking Skills for Little Kids
    Students develop a more in-depth understanding of the I-Care rules through these lessons designed for first graders. These easy-to-use activities build character, teach values, foster cooperation and active participation helping children create a sense of community in the classroom. Lessons are designed to improve students' social emotional competency. Students will acquire the skills needed to make friends, manage their anger, communicate effectively, resolve conflicts by using simple mediation strategies.
  4. Grade 2: Peacemaking Skills for Little Kids
    Continue to build on the I-Care rules while developing students reading and writing skills. Addressing a broad range of topics including feelings, friendship, and health, Peacemaking Skills for Little Kids offers activities to infuse conflict resolution and simple mediation into content areas. Through imaginative and fun learning activities, students learn values like cooperation, fairness, honesty, kindness, respect, and responsibility that build character. An excellent resource for facilitating cooperative learning, cultural understanding, and violence prevention.
  5. Grade 3: Peace Scholars: Learning Through Literature
    The first product in our Peace Scholar curriculum series combines outstanding literature with thought-provoking activities to teach your students valuable critical thinking skills and enhance their conflict resolution, mediation, and social emotional competency. You will promote long-term literacy through this fascinating collection of ethnically diverse stories and folk tales that foster multicultural understanding, values, character, violence and bullying prevention.
  6. Grade 4: Peace Scholars: Learning Through Literature
    This wonderfully illustrated curriculum will open new worlds to students as they learn conflict resolution and mediation skills while improving their reading skills. Compelling stories and folk tales that promote cultural awareness and tolerance are used to teach invaluable lessons about bullying, values, character development, emotions, community building, cooperation, perception, problem-solving, prejudice and more. The Peace Scholar lessons will help your students discern peacemaking and violence prevention skills and apply them in their daily lives.
  7. Grade 5: Peace Scholars: Creative Conflict Solving
    Grade Five curriculum offers lessons designed to provide students with valuable conflict resolution, peer mediation, violence and bullying prevention, and life skills like: anger management, community building, effective communication, perception, problem-solving, critical thinking, character development and more. Each lesson is a complete teaching tool, with a conceptual base and objectives, detailed activities and discussions questions. It also includes tips for infusing the lesson into everyday classroom activities. Two posters keep the Peace Scholar Rules and the Problem-solving Process always ready for your students to use!
  8. Grade 6: Creating Peace, Building Community

    This dynamic social skills and violence prevention curriculum will help adolescents navigate through this pivotal stage of life more smoothly. Creating Peace, Building Community helps students understand important topics such as diversity, anger management, character development, citizenship, values, ethics, cultural awareness, peer pressure, perspective taking, self-esteem, stereotyping, bullying and violence prevention and more. Designed with student advisement in mind this cutting edge curriculum helps students gain self-worth and a strong value system while learning conflict resolution skills.

  9. Grade 7: Creating Peace, Building Community

    Teach your students valuable pro-social skills that will last a lifetime. From bullying and violence to rumors and peer pressure, Creating Peace Building, Community tackles middle schoolers' most pressing problems with compassion and insight. This ambitious curriculum helps students to learn and understand anger management strategies, assertive communication techniques, bully/victim/bystander issues, peer refusal skills, perspective taking, vaues, character development, social consciousness, civic responsibility and more. Includes extending activities and journal starters. A great resource for student advisement periods!

  10. Grade 8: Conflict Resolution in American History
    Our newest 200-page conflict resolution curriculum touches on topics from pre-Colonial times, through the Civil War to the Cuban Missile Crisis and looks at modern peacemakers who have made an impact for good in our world. Issues such as immigration, national expansion, war, diplomacy, and democracy provide starting points for discussion and application to students' modern conflicts. Link lessons to your Social Studies class to teach students anger management, community building, social action, conflict resolution skills, problem-solving strategies, violence prevention, mediation process and more. Help students see the significance of historic lessons everyday! An excellent supplement for any Social Studies American History or Conflict Resolution program. Use it to enhance your standardized test preparation!
  11. Grades 4-8: Fighting Fair: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for Kids

    History and conflict resolution lessons together! Fighting Fair: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for Kids examines the history of the civil rights movement and non-violent philosophies of Dr. King while teaching students realistic techniques for applying nonviolence in their own lives. Students will learn valuable strategies for diffusing anger, confronting fear, speaking out against injustice, prejudice, racism, intolerance, and more. The Fighting Fair: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for Kids Video uses the example. of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s non-violent protests to illustrate that conflicts can be resolved without violence. Dramatic footage of Dr. King and the civil rights movement make this a powerful effective learning tool.

  12. Grades 9-12: WinWin!

    Great for anyone who works with teens! WinWin! tackles problems that face today's teenagers, including anger management, conflicts, cultural differences, sexual harassment, and violence. WinWin! is a comprehensive learning tool that teaches students they need to resolve conflicts constructively-without violence. The WinWin! full color magazine offers articles by well-known writers, bold photos and illustrations, quizzes and more. It comes with an informative teacher's guide and WinWin! Rules for Fighting Fair poster. The WinWin! video contains five scenarios designed to encourage discussion and debate among your students. The video includes a comprehensive teacher's guide, complete with a synopsis of each scenario, discussion questions, and definitions.

Peer Mediation

  1. Grades 4-8: Mediation for Kids
    Get your school's mediation program off the ground! Mediation for Kids contains everything from helpful implementation tips for teachers to realistic scenarios for students. It will help your students understand the role and purpose of mediation, recognize and respond to nonverbal communications and cultivate skills of questioning, paraphrasing, and the mediation process.
  2. Grades 8-12: Mediation: Getting to WinWin!

    Mediation: Getting To WinWin! gives students the skills to help their peers work through disputes, come to a better understanding·of themselves and each other, and manage difficult situations more effectively. Now utilizing the Peace Rules, this new edition features a refined sequence of activities, expanded lesson plans, a new approach to teaching the hierarchy of skills, new role-plays, and answer keys on teacher pages. The Mediation: Getting To WinWin! video's realistic situations, professional acting and helpful narration will hold students' attention as they learn how to resolve conflicts through peer mediation.

  3. Grades 8-12: Advanced Skill Building for Mediators
    Advanced Skill Building for Mediators is designed to help students who have already been trained in mediation to further their knowledge of and delve deeper into the mediation process. This curriculum provides students with more sophisticated and in-depth practice in addressing underlying emotions, communication skills, breaking an impasse, body language, distinguishing interests, positions, and needs, and neutral reframing. Most lessons are geared more towards secondary students; many are useful also for mature mediators in upper elementary.

In–School Suspension

  1. Elementary: What Went Wrong?
    What Went Wrong? brings the principles and practices of conflict resolution into the realm of student correction, offering elementary school children a face-saving means of dealing with negative behavior. Students are given the opportunity to right their wrongs constructively and responsibly.
  2. Middle and High School: How Did I End Up Here?

    How Did I End Up Here? Allows students behavioral problems to become opportunities for reflection and growth. This resource, in the blue-book style format, asks students a series of questions about the feelings and actions that contributed to their disciplinary problems.

Family

  1. Resolving Family Conflicts
    Resolving Family Conflicts, provides simple-to-use conflict resolution skills for the whole family. The Time Out! Resolving Family Conflicts Trainer's Implementation Manual contains everything you need to implement the family component of your conflict resolution program. Packaged in a handy three-ring binder, this affordable, attractive manual contains fully scripted presentations, color transparencies, sample forms, presentation tips, and suggestions for advertising and promoting your program.

Crisis Management

  1. School Wide: Prepared for Action: Responding Effectively to Crisis in Your School

    Our Prepared for Action manual offers your school a systematic approach for handling virtually any crisis. This manual incorporates the standards and vocabulary recommended by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of State and Drug-Free Schools: Mitigation and Prevention, Responds, and Recovery. Developed by experts in school security, law enforcement and crisis management, this guide emphasizes presentation and establishing a peaceful school environment. It guides you, step-by-step's, through the process of creating a crisis management team, defining responsibilities, providing handy checklists, explaining evacuation techniques, and specifications immediate and long-term follow-up procedures.

Bus Drivers

  1. R.I.D.E. (Resolving Issues Drivers Encounter)
    R.I.D.E. introduces school bus drivers to the key elements of conflict resolution, offering suggestions for resolving student behavioral problems on the school bus in a safe and effective manner. Make it a component of your comprehensive conflict resolution program!

Additional Curricula

  1. After School and Physical Education: WinWin Games
    Enrich and energize inschool, afterschool and P.E. programs with WinWin! Games. More than 25 fun and challenging games allow students to have a great time while learning the principles of teamwork, cooperation, building community, conflict resolution, problem-solving, effective communication, and more. Each game is explained in detail with preparation instructions and a step-by-step procedure. Every game also includes a conceptual base, objective, and a series of questions that will foster meaningful discussion of the concepts behind the game. Appropriate for grades four through high school.
  2. Family: Resolving Family Conflicts

    Resolving Family Conflicts is a simple-to-use conflict resolution and basic mediation guide for the whole family. It presents the skills to cool down, manage anger, negotiate, problem-solve, mediate, communicate effectively, and prevent violence in the home. The Trainer's Implementation Manual contains all you need to carry out the parent component of your conflict resolution program. The manual contains fully scripted presentations, with separate lessons for families and/ or parents, detailed instructions, presentation tips, overheads, sample forms, and suggestions for advertising and promoting your program.

  3. Bus Drivers: R.I.D.E. (Resolving Issues Drivers Encounter)

    R.I.D.E. introduces school bus drivers to the key elements of conflict resolution, offering suggestions for resolving student behavioral problems on the school bus in a safe and effective manner. Make it a component of your comprehensive conflict resolution program!

  4. In–School Suspension, Elementary: What Went Wrong?

    What Went Wrong? brings the principles and practices of conflict resolution into the realm of student correction, offering elementary school children a face-saving means of dealing with negative behavior. Students are given the opportunity to right their wrongs constructively and responsibly.

  5. In–School Suspension, Secondary: How Did I End Up Here?

    How Did I End Up Here? Allows students behavioral problems to become opportunities for reflection and growth. This resource, in the blue-book style format, asks students a series of questions about the feelings and actions that contributed to their disciplinary problems.