ERIC Number: ED396196
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Helping Kids Deal with Conflict. An Everyday Resource for All Teachers and Parents.
Divided into five parts, this book examines some of the conflicts that Canadian children face on a daily basis and explores ways that adults can help children address these challenges. Chapter 1 looks at the causes behind conflicts, and examines some of the concepts concerning conflict and conflict resolution. Chapter 2 discusses self-esteem, what low self-esteem looks like, how self-esteem can be developed, and different ways that parents and teachers can promote it. The third section explores peer pressure, why kids are so vulnerable to it, and ways that adults can help children respond to such pressures. In the fourth chapter, the problem of bullying and its key characteristics are examined. Included here are descriptions of what bullies do and say and practical suggestions on how teachers and parents can help children face bullies. The last chapter outlines the benefits enjoyed by children who can cope with bullying, who can resist negative peer pressure, and who can react appropriately to conflict. Each chapter contains a vignette which describes the topic. Also included are numerous suggestions for classroom interventions. (RJM)
Descriptors: Aggression, Antisocial Behavior, Bullying, Child Rearing, Children, Conflict Resolution, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Communication, Parenting Skills, Problem Solving, Self Esteem, Student Problems, Teaching Guides
Peguis Publishers, 100-318 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3A 0A2.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A