ERIC Number: ED412160
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Fuss Busters. Teachers' Guide for Elementary School Peer Mediation. Fourth Edition.
Davis, Barbara; Godfrey, Paul
A part of the Fuss Busters peer mediation program, this teacher's guide is designed to increase students' conflict resolution skills. Fuss Busters is intended to help elementary students resolve conflicts in a creative and cooperative manner through reflective listening, defusing anger, brainstorming, and mediation. The guide is designed to help teachers and students increase their understanding of the nature of conflict and conflict resolution styles, expand their peacemaking skills, and establish a sense of classroom community. The guide contains 16 lesson plans on conflict resolution that include a statement of purpose, materials needed, instructional activities and student handouts. The back of the guide provides materials and helpful information. (TSV)
Descriptors: Arbitration, Communication Skills, Conflict Resolution, Elementary Education, Interpersonal Communication, Law Related Education, Peer Mediation, Problem Solving, Role Playing, Social Studies, Verbal Communication
The Mediation Center, 189 College Street, Asheville, NC 28801-3030.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Mediation Center, Asheville, NC.
Note: For related document, see SO 027 782.