ERIC Number: ED387431
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Linking Law-Related Education to Reducing Violence by and against Youth. ERIC Digest.
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)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Crime, Decision Making, Delinquency, Elementary Secondary Education, Interpersonal Communication, Juvenile Justice, Law Related Education, Problem Solving, Social Control, Social Studies, Violence, Youth Problems
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
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.