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ERIC Number: ED387431
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Sep
Pages: 4
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Linking Law-Related Education to Reducing Violence by and against Youth. ERIC Digest.
Pereira, Carolyn
This digest addresses the topic of increasing violence among and against youth in society. The opening section "What Personal Qualities Are Associated with Reduction of Violence," identifies: (1) problem-solving and reasoning skills; (2) social capacities; and (3) a productive sense of purpose, independence, and power. The section "What Can Teachers and Parents Do to Foster Non-Violent Conflict Resolution?" suggests the following actions: (1) Expect children to achieve high standards; (2) Provide meaningful opportunities for participation; (3) Recognize positive accomplishments; and (4) Provide positive role models for children. Also discussed is how law-related education can address the problems of violence by and against youth. Contains 13 references. (EH)
ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, 2805 East Tenth Street, Suite 120, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47408.
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.