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7 Ways to Weave Peace Education into Any Curriculum at Any Grade Level

9 Ways to Weave Peace Education into Any Curriculum at Any Grade Level

1 Reading/ELA: Select read-aloud and reading assignment books that introduce students to people who look different and live differently than they do. Find suggested books here: TPNBooks

Peace Education Reading about others

2 Classroom Discipline: Practice conflict resolution methods and use them to solve issues that arise in the classroom. Here are some suggested ways to approach student conflicts: http://www.teachpeacenow.org/conflictresolution.html and http://www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetailsKids.aspx?p=335&np=287&id=1521

Peace Education Cooperation

3 History: Have students read about and report on people who have stood up for justice and peace. Challenge myths about people who are different with facts. Check out the My Hero Project and invite your students to participate.

My Hero Project Peace Education

4 Technology: Set up digital communication networks that link your class to a class in another part of the world. Find a list of Digital Pen Pal sites here.

Digital Pen Pals Peace Education

5 Mathematics: Use statistics from the census, from environmental science, and from demographics studies when writing word problems and graphing. Need ideas? Explore Radical Math

World Population Graph Peace Education

6 Science: Teach students the science of skin color, explore climate change, research pollution and endangered animals.

All the Colors We Are Peace Education

7 The Arts: Have students create paintings, poems, songs, posters, and illustrated books that express their feelings about peace and that advocate ways to live peacefully with others.

Peace Poster for Peace Education

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In the comments below share your ideas and projects for integrating peace education into student's lives.

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  1. Reblogged this on Laurie Woodward and commented:
    Great tips on teaching peace now.

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