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Document Number: 6114

Civic Engagement and Service-Learning with Young Children: Intergenerational Peacemaking Projects MS Word PDF - Peace Games builds on a 10-week core curriculum that focuses on communication, cooperation, conflict resolution and engagement. Teaching teams help students plan and implement service-learning activities called "Peacemaker Projects." This paper outlines some of these projects including projects designed to lessen instances of bullying and conflict describes benefits of this approach for elementary school students and young adult volunteers and suggests some basic principles and guidelines for developing and implementing successful Peacemaker Projects. (Education Commission of the States, 2003)...
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