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Peace Education

Many opportunities for peace and conflict resolution educational programs and activities can be found through the following links:

President John F. Kennedy’s address to the U.N. assembly September 20, 1963

Articles & Papers

Peace News:   Children as Leaders Lessons from Colombia’s Children’s Movement for Peace

The Guardian “Time to Give Peace a Chance in Schools”

Peace Education in UNICEF Susan Fountain, 1999

The Importance of Thank You Notes   Parents’ Choice

Books, Materials, and Ideas

Jane Addams Association Book Awards

The Center of Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at Rutgers University has an extensive list of links to materials for teaching and guiding students in conflict resolution skills. Click here. 

A Curriculum of Peace: Selected Essays                                                                                                 English Journal editor Virginia R. Monseau

Montessori for Everyone   10 Ways to Promote Peace in Your Classroom

Teach Peace Now   7 Ways to Weave Peace Education into Any Grade Level

Picture Books

Be the Change   Bethany Hegedus & Arun Gandhi, ills. Evan Turk  website

The Peace Tree from Hiroshima: The Little Bonsai with a Big Story by Sandra Moore, ills by Kazumi Wilds, Tuttle Publishing

Wangari’s Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa by Jeanette Winter,  HMH Books for Young Readers

Why?   Nikolai Popov

Novels

The Peace Bell by Margi Preus, ills. by Hideko Takahashi, Henry Holt and Company (9-12)

The Friendship Doll by Kirby Larson, Delacorte Books (9-12)

Games

Friends and Neighbors: The Helping Game Parents’ Choice Award

The Helping Sharing and Caring Card Game  Childswork, Childsplay

Media

George Takei’s Take on Hiroshima Preserving History through Youth & Technology 

Organizations & Associations

Association of Childhood Education International  Peace Education

Jane Addams Peace Association

Peace Alliance

Peace Boat background        Education for Peace & Sustainability

Peace One Day Educational Resources

Hiroshima Peace Media Center

Quakers in the World   Peace in Education

Stop Bullying.gov

Teach Peace Now

Programs

Hiroshima and Peace program for undergraduate, graduate students, and graduates

Learning for Peace UNICEF

Peace Corps

Websites

Children’s Peace Drawings Contest (sister and friendship cities)

Grandfather Gandhi

Hiroshima Peace Site

Kids Peace Plaza

Kids Peace Station Hiroshima

Peace Corps Kids Association of Library Service to Children

Stop Bullying.gov

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