peacebuilding resources

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Book Review: Teaching Fairly in an Unfair World

Teaching Fairly in an Unfair World by Kathleen Gould Lundy As a classroom teacher, I was always on the lookout for resources that would help me connect what we were doing in school to students’ lives. One of the most helpful resources was a book called Teaching Fairly in an Unfair World by Canadian author Kathleen … Continue reading

Black ants and Buddhists: Thinking critically and teaching differently in the primary grades

The title of this book may raise some curiosity – it certainly did with me. The author, Mary Cowhey, who has roots as a community activist, tells stories of striving to create a social justice classroom with her grade ones. Her aim is to use language and literacy to teach about the world in a way that engages and empowers children. Continue reading

Book review: Voices of Harmony and Dissent

This past June, the Canadian School of Peacebuilding came out with a new book, Voices of Harmony and Dissent, a collection of essays from real peace practitioners in the field. Some of the essays were focused simply on story telling, while others helped illuminate theoretical concepts pertinent to peacebuilding through real-life examples from their experiences. Continue reading

Mennonite World Conference Workshop: Language for Peace Forum: a Peace Network for Anabaptist Educators

Mennonite World Conference is coming July 21-26, and some of the daily activities are workshops on topics pertinent to the church and to Anabaptists particularly. As you might have guessed, we’re facilitating one of the workshops! If you are attending the conference, consider coming out to the workshop led by me and Kate Wentland on … Continue reading

New book from Canadian School of Peacebuilding!

Voices of Harmony and Dissent: How Peacebuilders are Transforming Their Worlds is a collection of stories from peacebuilders around the world giving insight into their work in a broad range of contexts and practices. Buy before June 15, and you’ll receive over $260 in bonus peacebuilding materials! Continue reading

Teaching for Peace, Renewing the Spirit – TESOL 2014

The following is the abstract of a presentation by Cheryl Woelk at TESOL 2014 in Portland, Oregon, USA as a part of the Christian English Language Educators Association panel session. Continue reading

Peace, Peacebuilding and Peacelearning online resources

Peace, Peacebuilding and Peacelearning is an online resource developed by the National Peace Academy as an introduction to peace education for children, youth, and adults…. Continue reading

Creating a Peaceful School Conference 2014

Former gang member turned peace educator Victor Rios is the keynote speaker for the Creating a Peaceful School Conference to be held in California, USA on February 1, 2014. Continue reading

Activators: Strategies from Peace Education

The Activators: Classroom strategies for engaging middle and high school students resource provides some great ideas on engaging adolescent learners in meaningful ways. Continue reading

Language and the Media: Training Manual

Michael Shank has put together a Media Training Manual which includes some basic conflict transformation tools, as well as questions to consider regarding language the media uses when reporting issues of conflict… Continue reading

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