|About the Book|
This inspiring, practical and highly usable activity book shows how to create peaceful, productive classrooms from the first day of school. Teach students respect, acceptance and conflict resolution skills while also improving writing and language skills-important with todays emphasis on academics and accountability. The Peaceful Classroom in Action will show you how to: create a peaceful classroom from the first day of school build a climate of respect help kids resolve conflicts maintain an atmosphere of peacefulness throughout the year teach all your students, even your most difficult, how to be peacemakers improve your students writing ability as you teach peacemaking concepts integrate literature and peacemaking build collaboration across the curriculum implement effective techniques for dealing with challenging students These simple peacemaking skills will enhance your students emotional competence and make classrooms everywhere caring and inviting places. (A companion book to Learning the Skills of Peacemaking by Naomi Drew) Grades K-6.