Creating the Peaceable School

Creating the Peaceable School
A Comprehensive Program for Teaching Conflict Resolution
Student Manual
Middle School
8.5x11
Pages: 
142
ISBN: 
978-0-87822-477-7
Item Number:
5211
Price:$18.99
Creating the Peaceable School: A Comprehensive Program for Teaching Conflict Resolution

Overview

This manual serves as a student workbook and is recommended for each learner participating in the program. It summarizes each important concept: rights and responsibilities, rules, cooperation, conflict, peace and peacemaking, negotiation, mediation, and group problem solving. The manual contains a variety of forms and worksheets designed to reinforce student learning.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: Building a Peaceable Climate

  • Introduction
  • Ground Rules for the Class Meeting
  • What Responsibility Means to Me
  • What Rights Mean to Me
  • Rights and Responsibilties
  • My Rights and Responsibilities
  • Rules for Our Class
  • Cooperation

SECTION 2: Understanding Conflict

  • What Conflict Means to Me
  • Ideas About Conflict
  • Basic Needs
  • How We Meet Our Basic Needs
  • How I Meet My Basic Needs
  • Looking at My Conflicts
  • Enough Is Not Enough
  • Different Values
  • Origins of Conflict
  • Origins of My Conflicts
  • How I Respond to Conflict
  • Soft Responses to Conflict
  • Hard Responses to Conflict
  • Principled Responses to Conflict
  • Responses to Conflict
  • Outcomes of Conflict
  • Five Scenes
  • Summary: Responses and Outcomes
  • Understanding Conflict
  • Sample Conflict Review
  • Conflict Review
  • My Conflicts: Negative and Positive Outcomes
  • Summary: Negative and Positive Outcomes

SECTION 3: Understanding Peace and Peacemaking

  • What Peace Means to Me
  • Definitions of Peace
  • A Blessing for Peace
  • Peacemakers
  • Makers and Breakers
  • Maker and Breaker Behaviors
  • Peacemaking and Peacebreaking: What I See Around Me
  • Peacemaking and Peacebreaking: My Behavior
  • Principles of Conflict Resolution
  • Making Peace
  • Perceptions
  • Emotions
  • Words to Describe Some Emotions
  • Emotional Situations
  • My Anger Situation
  • Rule for Expressing Anger
  • Communication Problems
  • Active Listening: Attending
  • Active Listening: Summarizing
  • Active Listening: Clarifying
  • Communication Inhibitors
  • Sending Clear Messages
  • Focusing on Interests, Not Positions
  • Identifying Positions and Interests
  • Inventing Options for Mutual Gain
  • Rules for Brainstorming
  • Using Fair Criteria

SECTION 4: Mediation

  • Mediation
  • Role of the Mediator
  • Steps in the Mediation Process
  • Sample Mediation
  • Step 1: Agree to Mediate
  • Red Riding Hood and the Wolf
  • Step 2: Gather Points of View
  • Step 3: Focus on Interests
  • Step 4: Create Win-Win Options
  • Step 5: Evaluate Options
  • Step 6: Create an Agreement
  • The Peaceable School Mediation Process

SECTION 5: Negotiation

  • Negotiation
  • Role of the Negotiator
  • Steps in the Negotiation Process
  • Sample Negotiation
  • Step 1: Agree to Negotiate
  • Red Riding Hood and the Wolf: Gather Points of View
  • Step 2: Gather Points of View
  • Red Riding Hood and the Wolf: Focus on Interests
  • Step 3: Focus on Interests
  • Red Riding Hood and the Wolf: Create Win-Win Options
  • Step 4: Create Win-Win Options
  • Red Riding Hood and the Wolf: Evaluate Options
  • Step 5: Evaluate Options
  • Red Riding Hood and the Wolf: Create an Agreement
  • Step 6: Create an Agreement
  • The Peaceable School Negotiation Process

SECTION 6 Group Problem Solving

  • Find Someone Who . . .
  • Sentence Completions
  • Group Problem Solving
  • Role of the Group Problem Solver
  • Ground Rules for Group Problem Solving
  • Steps in the Group Problem Solving Process
  • Step 1: Agree to Problem Solve
  • Step 2: Gather Points of View
  • Step 3: Focus on Interests in the Group
  • Step 4: Create Win-Win Options
  • Step 5a: Establish Criteria to Evaluate Options
  • Step 5b: Evaluate Options
  • Step 6: Create an Agreement
  • The Peaceable School Group Problem Solving Process
    Component/Ancillary Items: 

    Creating the Peaceable School

    A Comprehensive Program for Teaching Conflict Resolution
    Program Guide
    Creating the Peaceable School: A Comprehensive Program for Teaching Conflict Resolution
    Middle School
    8.5x11
    Pages: 
    506
    Item Number:
    5210
    Price:$47.99