Word document which presents iconic communication activity taken from M. Remland’s, “Gesture and Movement as Iconic Communication Activity.”
Document which discusses discouraging verbal messages, encouragement and how to teach problem solving skills adapted from Robert J. Mackenzie’s book, “Setting limits in the classroom: How to move beyond the classroom dance of discipline.”
Pdf document that presents a role play dialogue between the parent of a middle school child, a middle school teacher and a principle, with background information on characters and a case overview.
Pdf document that describes an exercise in negotiation and problem solving to be used with children in grades 5-8, with a worksheet at end of document.
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.
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.
Word document which describes active listening and outlines five body language postures that mediators should use when listening.
Word document in table format which lists social and emotional skills and the behaviors manifested at particular grade levels.
Powerpoint presentation examining conflict resolution education and its relationship to fields such as peace studies, law related education and social and emotional learning.
Powerpoint presentation introducing the Needham School District’s comprehensive social and emotional learning program.
Powerpoint presentation of the Needham School District’s experience with a comprehensive social and emotional learning program.