ERIC Number: ED421603
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Violence in the Schools. Developing Prevention Plans. Exercises in Participation Series. [Student's Guide and] Teacher's Guide.
Center for Civic Education, Calabasas, CA.
This two part curriculum includes a student's guide and a teacher's guide designed to help upper-elementary and middle school students better understand violence and work to prevent it in the schools and community. Developing violence prevention plans will help students express their ideas about solutions to violence and will help students examine society's problems. The guide contains specific instructions for each lesson, with an overview, objectives, preparation/materials required, complemented by step-by-step suggestions for classroom implementation. The following lessons are included: (1) "What Is Your Opinion about the Causes of Violence in Our Nation?"; (2) "How Serious Is the Problem of Violence at Madison High School"; (3) "What Can You Learn from Newspapers about the National Problem of Violence and Violence in Schools?"; (4) "How Serious Is Violence in the Nation? How Can We Use Statistics To Help Answer this Question"; (5) "What Are Some Other Ways To Gather Information about Violence in Our Nation and Its Schools?"; (6) "How Can We Find Solutions to the Problems of School Violence"; (7) "What Makes a Good Rule?"; (8) "What Should You Consider in Creating a Plan To Prevent Violence at Madison Middle School?"; and (9) "How Can Your Class Develop a Violence-Prevention Plan for Madison Middle School." A glossary is included. (SLD)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Curriculum, Elementary School Students, Intermediate Grades, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Planning, Prevention, School Safety, Student Attitudes, Violence
Center for Civic Education, 5146 Douglas Fir Rd., Calabasas, CA 91302 ($6 each or $150 classroom set).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Sponsor: Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Authoring Institution: Center for Civic Education, Calabasas, CA.
Note: For Staff Development Training Manual, see ED 375 041.