Proven Conflict Management Model for Teens (4 Stages)

This blog post includes six engaging conflict management activities and a conflict management model with practical strategies to create lesson plans for teaching high school students about conflict resolution techniques. Conflict Management Conflict is something we all deal with many times in our lives. Maybe you’ve argued with a friend, you and a co-worker can’tContinue reading “Proven Conflict Management Model for Teens (4 Stages)”

How to Teach Teens Valuable Communication Skills

This blog post includes unit and lesson plan strategies for teaching high school students about effective communication skills. Social Connections Children spend astounding amounts of time on their electronic devices, and as a result, they are losing the ability to communicate their needs using their voices. As a result, screen time significantly impacts their developmentContinue reading “How to Teach Teens Valuable Communication Skills”

How to Teach Conflict Management Styles (2022)

This blog post includes unit and lesson plan strategies for teaching high school students about conflict management styles. Building Awareness Awareness of how our conflict management styles contribute to how we communicate in conflict helps gain understanding and promote desired changes in our relationships. Teaching high school students is a great time to introduce conflictContinue reading “How to Teach Conflict Management Styles (2022)”

How to Teach the Cycle of Conflict to Teens

This blog post includes lesson planning strategies for teaching high school students about the cycle of conflict in interpersonal conflicts. Defining Conflict Conflict is present in our lives every day. For example, we may experience conflict situations with deciding when we will wake up in the morning, what we will have for breakfast, whether orContinue reading “How to Teach the Cycle of Conflict to Teens”

Exclusive Conflict Resolution Activities for High School

This blog post includes six engaging conflict resolution activities and practical strategies for teaching high school students conflict resolution techniques. What is conflict resolution? Conflict resolution is a process that people can use to deal with conflict, disagreements, and disputes. It is a way to find common ground, be heard, and positively resolve conflict. ItContinue reading “Exclusive Conflict Resolution Activities for High School”

How to Teach Teenagers Conflict Resolution Skills (2022)

This blog post includes practical strategies for teaching conflict management and conflict resolution skills to students in grades 9–12. Introduction Conflict management and conflict resolution skills are for high school students to learn. Young people are at a stage in their lives where they can view the world as a constantly changing system of relationships.Continue reading “How to Teach Teenagers Conflict Resolution Skills (2022)”

How to Successfully Teach Teens Conflict Resolution Skills

Introduction In this blog post, we explore successful strategies for normalizing conflict and how to teach conflict resolution skills as an essential life skill for the socio-emotional health of young people. Defining Conflict Situations A conflict situation is a disagreement between two people or groups. It can be over anything, from everyday life matters toContinue reading “How to Successfully Teach Teens Conflict Resolution Skills”

Children’s Books are a Secret Ingredient

Children’s Books Deciding to be a children’s author, spending my days writing children’s books, was one of the best decisions I have made. Working with people of all ages throughout my career has taught me the importance of the messages we find in story books. As adults we often become detached from the simplicity ofContinue reading “Children’s Books are a Secret Ingredient”