General Resources

General Resources

Stones, Rosemary. Don't Pick On Me. How to Handle Bullying. Discusses why some people bully, why others are bullied, and what you can do about it. Fifty real-life stories show how other shave dealt with bullying.

Lewmour, Sambhava & Josette. Everyone Wins! Packed with over 150 cooperative games and activities selected to help children resolve conflict, enhance communication build self-esteem, laugh with each other, and have fun.

Alexiou, Chris. The Problem Solver. Story cards and reproducible worksheets to help students find ways to solve problems without fighting.

Brownlie, Fay and Judith King. Learning in Safe Schools. Explores concrete ways for creating classroom cultures that promote belongingness, and thus safety.

Rigby, Ken. Bullying In Schools. Evaluates some proven strategies and outlines effective ways schools can diffuse potentially troublesome situations.

Adams, Hetty. Peace In The Classroom. A complete peace education program, organized into six  thematic units: acceptance of others, the importance of friendship, improving communications kills, expressing-not exposing-emotions, conflict resolution strategies, and, finally ideas for a school wide peace festival. 

Brookman, Beverly. Names Will Never Hurt Me. Addresses the bullying issue and offers a comprehensive unit to help teachers "bullyproof" their students and create a climate in which bullying is  simply not O.K.

Prutzman, Priscilla Etal. The Friendly Classroom for a Small Planet. Believing that creative response to conflict requires more than conflict resolution skills, this book addresses the roots of conflict and  violence, offering teachers, group leaders, and parents perspectives, techniques and tools developed and  refined in a wide variety of settings.

Levin, Diane. Teaching Young Children in Violent Times. A K-3 resource that helps you create a  classroom where children learn peaceful alternatives to the violent behaviors modeled for them in the media and beyond.

Hill , Linda . Connecting Kids. Prevents social problems such as exclusion, intolerance, and bullying by guiding children to connect in the welcoming ways.