ERIC Number: ED424185
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
War: What Is It Good For? Peace Education in the Classroom: A School Curriculum.
Webster-Doyle, Terrence; Russ, Adryan
This unit of materials focuses on understanding conflict, individually and in the social extreme of war. The unit's purpose is to examine the underlying primary factors that create conflict in relationships and explore alternatives for resolution. The 20 lessons include: (1) "The Beginner's Eye"; (2) "Discovering the Wise Master"; (3) "Our Old Brain: Its Fight for Survival"; (4) "I Am What I Think"; (5) "Survival Begins in my Mind"; (6) "Do I Fight or Do I Run?"; (7) "I'll Join a Group!"; (8) "My Group Knows Best!"; (9) "The Enemy: Someone Who's Different"; (10) "The Hero: Someone We Want to Be"; (11) "The Bully: A Person with Problems"; (12) "Fear: The Only Enemy We Have"; (13) "Respect: The Act the Conquers Fear"; (14) "The Real Source of Power"; (15) "Does Your Brain Know Who You Are?"; (16) "The Military Is a Way of Life"; (17) "Can Peace Be a Way of Life?"; (18) "The Challenge: Going Beyond Conflict"; (19) "Our New Brain: It Wants a Peaceful World"; and (20) "Peace Can Happen in an Instant." The lessons are designed to provide procedures and materials needed, along with suggestions for additional activities to supplement the presentation. Lessons allow flexibility for individual settings. (EH)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Education, Peace, Problem Solving, Prosocial Behavior, Social Studies, War
Atrium Society Publications, P.O. Box 816, Middlebury, VT 05753; Tel: 802-388-0922.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Atrium Society, Middlebury, VT.