Ideology and conflict

Powerpoint presentation which discusses ideology and its role in conflict, with suggestions on handling ideological conflict.

Goals in conflict

Powerpoint presentation discussing the different goals in conflict and the necessity of clarifying and setting goals.

Attributions and conflict

Powerpoint presentation which examines attribution theory and its role in conflict.

Pre-Service School Administrator Curriculum

A 179-page pdf document containing a five module curriculum designed to enable administrators to examine conflict and better understand the process of conflict management. It serves as a companion curriculum to the Center for the Prevention of School Violence’s “Reach In, Reach Out, Reach Over Conflict Management Curriculum” and provides information on building a foundation of support for teachers and students in conflict management and extending that support throughout entire schools.

Pre-Service Teacher Curriculum

A 247-page pdf document containing a four module curriculum designed to provide pre-service teachers opportunities for analyzing the impact of self as an individual teacher in the classroom. This includes information on pursuing self- assessment, developing communication skills through active and reflective listening, rapport, and trust building, and defining the processes used in managing conflict. The curriculum is also designed to help pre-service teachers identify and strengthen skills used in effective communication to better manage conflicts, especially those in classrooms. Finally, the curriculum is intended to assist pre-service teachers with skills that will be developed through the use of conflict management strategies.

Culture map exercise

Word document exercise in mapping various cultures that one belongs to and the conflicts between them.

Desperation cycle

One page document with graphic showing the cycle of desperation experienced by a child who cannot communicate his feelings.

Children at risk, violence in our home

Two diagrams, one outlining the ways in which children may be at risk, such as physical, sexual and emotional abuse, the second diagram shows ways in which at risk children have problems in school, such as acting out, falling asleep, and no respect for authority.

Basic needs

Pdf document exploring the basic needs of belonging, power, fun and freedom for children in grades K-6, taken from “Creating the peaceable school” by Richard J. Bodine, Donna K. Crawford and Fred Schrumpf.

Basic needs are at the root of conflict

Document discussing conflict and its relation to the five basic needs of belonging, (power, freedom, fun and security) with exercises, skits and discussion questions for students in grades 7-8.