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Louder Than A Bomb Documentary | A Siskel/Jacobs Production | High School Poetry Slam Competition Chicago

Louder Than A Bomb Documentary | A Siskel/Jacobs Production | High School Poetry Slam Competition Chicago | Peace Learner | Scoop.it
Louder Than A Bomb is an award-winning feature-length documentary about a high school poetry slam competition, by Siskel/Jacobs Productions.
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Violence Containment

Violence Containment | Peace Learner | Scoop.it
The Institute for Economics and Peace provides a new methodology to categorize and account for the economic activity related to violence.
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A breakthrough year for nonviolence

A breakthrough year for nonviolence | Peace Learner | Scoop.it
2011 was a banner year for nonviolent struggle. Not only did it witness the successful Arab Spring revolutions against dictators in Egypt, Tunisia and Yemen; it also saw three Arab kings – in Morocco, Jordan and Kuwait — liberalize their political systems to head off similar protests. And the brave people of Syria went out on the streets again and again, despite being arrested, tortured and killed in their thousands.
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RSA Animate - The Empathic Civilisation

Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has sh...
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Bullying Victims See Lower GPAs, Especially High Achieving Blacks and Latinos

Bullying Victims See Lower GPAs, Especially High Achieving Blacks and Latinos | Peace Learner | Scoop.it
Bullying victims often cite lasting psychological damage as a consequence, but a new study shows that those who are bullied also suffer academically, especially high-achieving black and Latino students.
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curriculum theory and practice

curriculum theory and practice | Peace Learner | Scoop.it

The organization of schooling and further education has long been associated with the idea of a curriculum. But what actually is curriculum, and how might it be conceptualized? We explore curriculum theory and practice and its relation to informal education.

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Want Better Project-Based Learning? Use Social and Emotional Learning

Outside of education, the success of PBL is no mystery. Over three decades, the field of human performance -- blending findings from organizational psychology, positive psychology, and emotional intelligence -- has identified the core factors that maximize individual effort and the desire to achieve. Most important for educators, these same findings hold true for research in youth development, adolescent mental health, developmental psychology, and social-emotional learning (SEL).
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Susan Fitzell: 12 Ways to Stop Conflict in its Tracks! - Teachers.Net Gazette

Susan Fitzell: 12 Ways to Stop Conflict in its Tracks! - Teachers.Net Gazette | Peace Learner | Scoop.it

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Half The Sky: Games For Change In The Developing World

Half The Sky: Games For Change In The Developing World | Peace Learner | Scoop.it
The idea that games can do good is rapidly gaining steam.
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Edible Education 101: A Complete Course on Modern Food Production

Edible Education 101: A Complete Course on Modern Food Production | Peace Learner | Scoop.it
We've gathered all of the lectures from Michael Pollan's Berkeley class in which the bestseller introduced students to several food A-listers...
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Steven Pinker’s The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why should you believe in world peace?

Steven Pinker’s The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why should you believe in world peace? | Peace Learner | Scoop.it

But "believe it or not," the Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker proclaims in his new book, The Better Angels of Our Nature, "today we may be living in the most peaceable era in our species’ existence." Other scholars have drawn attention to this underappreciated trend, notably the political scientists John Mueller and Joshua Goldstein.

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Caseplace Economics and Peace Teaching Materials Portal

The Economics and Peace Collection provides a repository of teaching materials related to the role peace plays in the economic and organizational success of business.

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Teaching for a Better World

Teaching for a Better World | Peace Learner | Scoop.it

I firmly believe that one of the most fundamental tasks of education is to help young people: (1) make sense of the world that they live in, both locally and globally (2) think critically about their future and the future of society and (3) understand the need to work towards a more sustainable futures

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