Building Blocks of Peace

TitelBuilding Blocks of Peace
Typ der PublikationBook
Untertitel / SerientitelDownloadable Teaching Materials Available Online
Publikationsjahr2009
AutorInnenN.N.
UID1316
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Developed by the Institute for Economics and Peace, the Building Blocks of Peace is a series of downloadable teaching materials that offer a fresh perspective to the issues surrounding global peace.Available as separate modules or a combined curriculum, these comprehensive teaching aids will guide students to understand global peace and discover their own solutions to violence and conflict.Unlike traditional peace education materials, these modules go beyond conflict resolution to explore the broader meaning of global peace and its impact on our daily lives.By working through each module and the extensive supporting information provided, students will learn how to define peace for themselves and gain an understanding of the key factors that encourage peaceful society. These education modules are not restricted to any single curriculum area. Schools can easily customize activities to meet their needs and teachers have complete flexibility to offer learning within a range of subjects, or through special projects and theme days.The Building Blocks of Peace offer:- Four free peace education modules designed for 14 to 16 year olds- Unique breadth of coverage - built on the latest global peace research- Exclusive links to information sources including the Global Peace Index and video clips from the acclaimed documentary Soldiers of Peace- Comprehensive curriculum guides, complete with teacher notes, student handouts, assessment suggestions and extension activitiesThis 4-module series can be accessed as a complete series or downloaded individually. Each module takes a "thematic" approach:- An understanding of Peace- Peace and Sustainability- Education and Peace- The Peace IndustryWithin each module there are a range of educational activities to stimulate and challenge the students. While each activity is discrete, they have been designed to build upon one another and support the students to develop an understanding of the issues. All the teaching materials needed are provided, including student handouts, assessment suggestions and extension activities.

URLhttp://www.economicsandpeace.org/education
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