Tag Archives: conflict resolution

How to Reduce and Resolve Classroom Conflicts for a Peaceful New School Year

By Naomi Drew, M.A., author of No Kidding About Bullying: 126 Ready-to-Use Activities to Help Kids Manage Anger, Resolve Conflicts, Build Empathy, and Get Along. This post was originally published March 4, 2013. “Hey, get out of my way!” “No, … Continue reading

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Helping Kids Resolve Friendship Conflicts

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends A best friend is one of life’s greatest joys. Having somebody to hang out, talk over problems, play video games, or compete on the sports … Continue reading

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Win/Win: 10 Mediation Steps for Resolving Conflicts in the Classroom

By Naomi Drew, M.A., coauthor of  Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School. This post was originally published March 4, 2013. “Hey, get out of my way!” “No, you get out of MY way.” “I was here first!” “No … Continue reading

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How to Handle Physical Fights at School

Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. In a 2011 survey by the National Center for Education Statistics, 33 percent of high school students reported being involved in a physical fight in … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Celebrating Mix It Up at Lunch

Tuesday, October 29, is Teaching Tolerance’s annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day! Mix It Up at Lunch Day is an event for challenging social boundaries and interacting with different peer groups. It involves encouraging students to sit with a … Continue reading

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