ERIC Number: ED365907
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Sep
Conflict Resolution in the Schools. 1993 Edition.
Hakim, Laurel, Ed.
This manual describes approaches to initiating conflict resolution programs for kindergarten through 12th grade, details working models, and provides extensive resource information. The guide contains 13 sections. Section 1 discusses why it is important to have a conflict resolution program in the schools. Section 2 presents an overview of conflict resolution programs. Section 3 contains "School Discipline, Corporal Punishment and Alternative Strategies," an excerpt from "The Good Common School: Creating a Vision that Works for All Children," a book published by the National Coalition of Advocates for Students. Section 4 presents "We Can Work It Out," an article from Teacher Magazine (Williams, 1991). Section 5 presents "Peer Pressure Is Used to Mediate Disputes at School," an article which appeared in the New York Times (Dullea, 1987). Section 6, Project PACT: Peers Addressing Conflict Together, presents materials for use in setting up conflict resolution programs in schools. Section 7 presents a model program, Conflict Resolution for Youth. Section 8 focuses on gang mediation; section 9 presents classroom activities for handling conflict; and section 10 focuses on critical thinking skills and handling conflict. Section 11 provides a sample lesson plan for teaching conflict resolution; section 12 focuses on the human rights component of conflict resolution programs; and section 13 lists additional resources. (NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Marin Community Foundation, San Rafael, CA.
Authoring Institution: Human Rights Resource Center, San Rafael, CA.