Making School a Place of Peace

Making School a Place of Peace

by Theresa M. Bey, Gwendolyn Y. Turner
     
 

In view of the high incidence of violence and intimidation in schools, this book is concerned with the need for students to learn conflict resolution, social problem- solving and peace-making skills. To strive for a peaceful community, the authors stress the need for children to learn socially acceptable behaviour, to challenge injustices and to establish personal

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Overview

In view of the high incidence of violence and intimidation in schools, this book is concerned with the need for students to learn conflict resolution, social problem- solving and peace-making skills. To strive for a peaceful community, the authors stress the need for children to learn socially acceptable behaviour, to challenge injustices and to establish personal and academic goals. Written for teachers at all levels, this book will serve as a useful resource for those wishing to address the growing problem of violence among young people.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803961920
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/25/1995
Series:
School Safety Series
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword - James P Comer and Norris M Haynes
Moving toward a Peaceable School
Creating a Peaceable Environment
Encouraging Peaceful Communication
Planning for Peace across the Curriculum
Changing Instruction
The Hard Realities
Working with Parents
Building Family-School-Community Partnerships

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