Nonviolence playlets

25-page MS Word document providing examples of nonviolence in action. “These short playlets are intended to dramatically reconstruct actual experiences in which nonviolent direct action has been used, successfully, to overcome violence.” Designed for use with youth of different ages.

Harmony Island STAR and APE Activity Handouts

This 6-page pdf provides colorful poster and handout examples excerpted from the Teacher’s Guide for Harmony Island by Academic Edge, Inc. Harmony Island is a multimedia-enhanced conflict resolution curriculum designed to help learners broaden their understanding of conflicts and develop their conflict resolution skills. Students are introduced to core strategies that have proven to be effective in conflict resolution. STAR (Stop, Think, Act, Refect) is a series of steps learners can take to think about and avoid or resolve conflicts. APE (Active Listening, Problem Solving, and Emotional Awareness) is an acronym that summarizes some of the key skills involved in avoiding and resolving conflicts. The full teachers guide and information on purchasing the game materials is available via www.harmonyisland.org

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.

Angry student role play

Two page document describing role play exercise with one student acting as angry student, based on exercise designed by Larry Daiber.

Bug board

Tool consisting of text and images to help young children (grades K-3) discuss anger.