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How can conflict resolution be embedded in classrooms?

March 08, 2024

Dive Brief:

  • Building conflict resolution into curriculum can equip students with a skill they can carry beyond school into the working world. 

  • One way to implement conflict resolution strategies is making time to practice them before they’re needed, said Claire Schu, senior manager of implementation support at the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning. Students benefit both from practicing these activities and from watching adults, including their teachers, model that behavior.

  • “Proactive practice with conflict resolution is really important,” said Schu. By acting out conflict resolution before students are “in the thick of a real, personal conflict,” teachers can equip them with strategies and language to work through it. Read More