Teaching Young Children in Violent Times: Building a Peaceable Classroom (2d ed.)

Diane E. Levin
Item #: 130
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Subject: Guidance, Violence
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The second edition of this highly acclaimed book is a must for early childhood educators, parents, and policy makers. It helps teachers create a Peaceable Classroom where children learn peaceful alternatives to the violent behaviors modeled for them in society. This extensively revised and updated edition features new material for a post-September 11th world, including a new chapter on helping children deal with violence in the news. An essential resource for anyone who works with children. Copublished with Educators for Social Responsibility.

?Teaching Young Children in Violent Times is an excellent resource for teachers to prepare young students to feel safe. Children cannot be entirely sheltered from the realities of violence witnessed in the community or through the media. However, if teachers follow the guidelines in this timely book, our children will grow up with less anxiety, as they create a more peaceful world.?   ? Alvin F. Poussaint, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Judge Baker Children?s Center, Boston, MA