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125 resources with the concept peace

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Identifying Your Conflict Style

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do you handle conflict? Individuals look inward to determine their own conflict style through group discussion and a short quiz. The sixth installment in a series of 15 conflict management lessons examines how our feelings and...
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Identifying Elements of Conflict

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What lies at the heart of a conflict? Help pupils peel back the layers during an in-depth study of the elements of conflict. A instructional activity addressing peacekeeping and conflict management examines the historical, emotional, and...
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Identifying Conflicts

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When viewpoints collide, conflict arises. Can your pupils identify the components of conflict? The fourth in a series of 15 lessons about peacebuilding helps participants identify the underlying causes of conflict. Teams role play to...
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A Natural Resource Called Peace

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Get your pupils outside and teach them about peace at the same time! Scholars create a list describing peace, hike outside, add to that list, and later create poems. The exercises support differentiation for your individual classes as...
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Same Colors, Different Flavors

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Who says getting to know your neighbors has to be difficult? The first resource in a three-part series creates an engaging project that teaches your scholars about Canadian culture. A question-and-answer format takes place via e-mail and...
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Perspectives on Peace

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Much like a garden, once the seeds of peace are planted, they need to be tended! How can humankind make and keep peace? The second installment in a series of 15 peacebuilding activities focuses on different perceptions of peace. The...
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Taking a Step Toward Peacebuilding

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What can someone do to increase the peace? Pupils take small steps toward a big peacebuilding role in the final lesson in a 15-part unit. Individuals identify their roles as a peacebuilder and create a stepping stone that reflects their...
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Making a Difference: Becoming a Peacebuilder

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Being an agent of change is no easy task! What are some of the common challenges that peacebuilders face every day? The 14th portion in a series of 15 explores the lives of peacebuilders. Grouped pupils discuss these challenges before...
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Organizations Working for Peace

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
We're all in this together! Show young scholars that peace is a process and having the support of like-minded people can make it happen. 13th in a series of 15 peace building activities, groups conduct research on a peace organization,...
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Peacebuilders in Action

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What contributions have great peacebuilders made to our society? Civic-minded scholars take an in-depth look at people who have made a difference world-wide during the 12th lesson in a 15-part series. After researching facts about their...
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Perspectives on Peace

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Is peace simply the absence of war, or is there more to the story? Young social scientists define peace in the second installment of a 15-part series. Groups work together to explore cultural concepts of peace and the peacemaking process...
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Characteristics of Peacebuilders

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Can anyone become a peacebuilder? A lesson on character education challenges scholars to examine the characteristics of well-known peacebuilders. Pupils then look within themselves to discover their own strengths as they relate to...
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Responding to Conflict: Nonverbal Communication

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What does your posture say about you? How can it affect the outcome of conflict resolution or negotiation? Show scholars the importance of nonverbal communication during the sixth in a series of 15 peacebuilding lessons. Learners work...
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Observing Conflict

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Can your class manage conflict? Give them the tools they need to succeed at conflict resolution with the third activity in a 15-part series of peacebuilding activities. Learners draw from personal conflict experience as they analyze...
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Defining Conflict

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Before there can be peace, we have to understand conflict. Introduce the concept of conflict through a two-part activity that combines discussion, collaboration, and writing. The first in a 15-part series examines the multiple meanings...
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Simulation on The Paris Peace Talks of December 1972 – January 1973

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
When warring countries come together to negotiate peace, there's so much at stake! Discover the viewpoints of the participants in the Paris Peace Talks to end the Vietnam conflict through an engaging simulation. Learners collaborate...
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Nonviolence and Peace Movements: Crash Course World History 228

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is violence inevitable, or can peace overcome war? A Crash Course World History discusses how Leo Tolstoy influenced Mohandas Gandhi to use nonviolent resistance against British Imperialism, and how Gandhi's example became a model for...
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How Does the Nobel Peace Prize Work?

For Students 7th - 12th
What do Juan Manuel Santos Calderon, the Tunisian Nation Dialogue Quartet, Barrack Obama, Bertha Von Suttner, and Malala Yousafzai all have in common? Each of these remarkable individuals is the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. But just...
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Peace Bridge Game

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine the border between the United States and Canada. As a class, they are introduced to the purpose of the Peace Bridge which is located from New York into Canada. In groups, they use the internet to research the...
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Peace in the Middle East

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars study a region. In this history activity, students discover how different people and events have affected the Middle East in its efforts to be a peaceful area. They work in small groups on an assigned topic and present...
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Peace Brainstorming Activity

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the topic of peace and use brainstorming techniques to create a clustering diagram. In this peace brainstorming activity, students organize brainstorming material to complete a writing assignment. Students create their own...
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The Debate in the United States over the League of Nations: League of Nations Basics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine Woodrow Wilson's ideas for peace and the League of Nations. They examine how he garnered supported of it by looking at images and discussing their context.
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Stop the Fighting and Start Uniting

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Research current and proposed peace talks around the world with this New York Times lesson, Using the Darfur peace talks in Abuja, Nigeria as a starting point, middle schoolers create a news program on the subject. They propose a future...
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Unit 19: Waging Peace - The Nobel Peace Prize

For Teachers 2nd - 12th Standards
Who wins the Nobel Peace Prize and why? While the criteria may seem obvious, some warriors for peace, such as Gandhi, have not been winners. The included resources and discussion questions ask learners to consider who gets the award and...