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Problem-Solving Skills

Problem-Solving is a broad area. We are using the term to refer to inter-group or inter-personal problem-solving, perhaps in the context of negotiation.

Problem-Solving Skills

These links provide details on key skills related to problem-solving needed by conflict-competent students and teachers.

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Related Catalog Resources

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Together we can: Creating a healthy future for our family Curriculum geared toward unmarried parents which is, "made up of a series of 24 lessons of about 60 minutes in length. The program can be offered in a one-on-one, couple, or small group format. The curriculum is designed so that the facilitator can tailor the materials to the needs and interests of the participants and group size. The table below...(see more) Catalog Listing

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How to talk so kids will listen & listen so kids will talk Document summarizing Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish's work of the same title, with instructions to increase listening skills, help children deal with feelings, provide praise and use alternatives to punishment, with role playing exercises. Catalog Listing

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Road to peace, The: A teaching guide on local and global transitional justice 10-chapter teaching guide "that introduces students who have a general knowledge of human rights to the concept of transitional justice. Using the expertise of The Advocates' human rights monitoring teams, who carried out work in Peru and Sierra Leone, The Advocates for Human Rights has created this teaching guide to be used with ninth grade...(see more) Catalog Listing

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Lessons and activities for Florida's fourth annual mediation celebration 41-page pdf manual which can be used "as a general guide to activities that can be easily incorporated in your classroom to make everyone aware of measures that help ensure peaceful schools ... mediation skills and other methods of conflict resolution are life-long skills that help promote positive interactions among all people ... the intention...(see more) Catalog Listing

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Peer leadership: Helping youth become change agents in their schools and communities 63-page pdf guide which, "provides educators, law enforcement personnel, parents, and other family and community members with information and resources for establishing peer leadership programs in secondary schools and youth service organizations that give students the skills and confidence to stand up for civility in their schools and...(see more) Catalog Listing

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11 Conflict Simulations for Peer Mediation Role-Plays An 11-page classroom handout featuring 11 conflict scenarios that can be used by students to develop role-plays depicting a mediation. Includes peer mediation process script that walks students through a basic mediation process. The author explains "these Conflict Simulations were culled from over 150 written and oral interviews about He Said/She...(see more) Catalog Listing

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Partners against hate program activity guide: Helping children resist bias and hate 120-page pdf guide which "provides parents, educators and other adults with tools and strategies to engage in constructive discussions and activities about the causes and effects of prejudice and bias-motivated behavior and to intervene, when needed, with children who engage in such behavior." Includes twenty-eight activities and bibliographical...(see more) Catalog Listing

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Conflict resolution and peer mediation, volume II: Middle and high school guide 62-page pdf guide used to teach conflict resolution and peer mediation in middle and high schools. With nine lesson plans on topics such as, "cultural characteristics," "self-esteem," "gender equity" and "introduction to mediation." Includes bibliographical references. Catalog Listing

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Providing support to children who are bullied: tips for school personnel and other adults Pdf document with advice on bullying prevention geared toward school personnel and other adults. Catalog Listing

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Helping youth resist bias and hate: Program activity guide, second edition 104-page pdf guide which, "provides parents, educators, and other adults working with middle school aged children with tools and strategies to engage in constructive discussions and activities about the causes and effects of prejudice and bias-motivated behavior and to intervene, when needed, with youth who engage in such behavior." Includes...(see more) Catalog Listing

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Positive approaches to discipline scenario Web-based interactive scenario which "demonstrates the differences between positive discipline and punishment. Discipline techniques focus on what we want the child to learn and what the child is capable of learning. Punishment, on the other hand, focuses on misbehavior and may do little or nothing to help a child behave better in the future. The...(see more) Catalog Listing

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What is good youth peace work?: A tool for evaluation 58-page PDF tool for young peacebuilders, to evaluate their work. It proposes questions for reflection on three levels: Personal, team and project in its social context. Catalog Listing

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Sample responses for using the "Teachable moment" for responding to bullying: On-the-spot interventi Word document that describes different types of bullying behavior and situations, with suggested responses for educators. Catalog Listing

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Helping Children Resolve Peer Conflict Vol 15, Issue 1 of School-Age Connections provides 4-page pdf reviewing research and concepts for understanding children's peer conflicts. Includes 8-step model for assisting children in resolving their conflicts. Catalog Listing

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STOP: On-the-spot bullying intervention Word document presenting actions and statements for on-the-spot intervention of bullying behavior. Catalog Listing

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What should I do if I'm bullied Pdf document with advice to children who are bullied. Catalog Listing

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Behavior form Word document form to be signed by teacher and student regarding student's behavior during a particular incident. Catalog Listing

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Leading a Workshop on Conflict Management for Teaching Assistants Article Abstract: The aim of this article is to share a conflict management workshop that the authors developed to train teaching assistants to proactively manage conflict, achieve productive results for conflict, and establish a climate of trust in which relationships beneficial to learning can flourish. The article begins by defining an approach...(see more) Catalog Listing

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Documenting bullying at your school: tips for school administrators Pdf document which introduces the idea of assessing and tracking bullying behavior at school for administrators. Catalog Listing

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Education for global citizenship: A guide for schools 12-page PDF guide which "gives children and young people the opportunity to develop critical thinking about complex global issues in the safe space of the classroom. This is something that children of all ages need, for even very young children come face to face with the controversial issues of our time through the media and modern communications...(see more) Catalog Listing

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