Living Values Activities For Children Ages 8-14

Living Values Activities For Children Ages 8-14


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Living Values Activities For Children Ages 8-14 by Diane Tillman

As pervasive violence shatters our nation, the call for values echoes through headlines and school hallways as educators, parents and children become increasingly concerned and affected.

The Living Values series offers a variety of experiential activities for teachers and parents to help them teach children and young adults to develop twelve critical social values: cooperation, freedom, happiness, honesty, humility, love, peace, respect, responsibility, simplicity, tolerance and unity. In each book, these twelve values are explored using age-appropriate lessons that incorporate group discussions, reading, quiet reflection time, songs, artwork and action-oriented activities.

These lessons are already in use in more than 1,000 locations in sixty-two countries. Pilot results indicate that students are enthusiastic and teachers report a decrease in aggressive behavior and more motivated students. The Living Values Educational Program was born when twenty educators from around the world gathered at UNICEF Headquarters in New York in 1996 to discuss the needs of children and how to better prepare students for lifelong success. These global educators identified the curriculum and the program was ready for piloting in February of 1997.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781558748804
Publisher: Health Communications, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/01/2001
Series: Living Values Series
Pages: 348
Sales rank: 676,411
Product dimensions: 0.72(w) x 9.25(h) x 7.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Diane Tillman is an educational psychologist who worked in a California public school system for twenty-three years. She lectures internationally on personal development and training educators. Tillman has served with the United Nations Association-USA at the local, regional and national levels

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