
TEACHING OUR WAY OUT OF THE CAVE
How Peace and Conflict Educators Challenge War, Violence, and Human Suffering

Daryn Ca...
 What is the current state and perception of

global conflict?
 How can the content we teach be reflected

in the way we...
What is the current state and perception
of global conflict?
How can the content we teach be
reflected in the way we teach?
COMMUNITY BUILDING

Finding things that unite and bind us together as a learning
group, while at the same time respecting ...
COMMUNITY BUILDING

Recommended Resource: Cocktail Party / Thought-Provoking Questions
ENABLING MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES

Balancing the learning experience by engaging students in ways
that play to their strengt...
ENABLING MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES

Recommended Resource: Multiple Intelligences Quiz
NURTURING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Acknowledging the emotions, feelings, and experiences that each
learner brings to the le...
NURTURING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Recommended Resource: Social and Emotional Learning on Edutopia.org
EXPLORING APPROACHES TO PEACE

Breaking down an ideal, overarching concept of peace into
manageable bites and methods of a...
EXPLORING APPROACHES TO PEACE

Recommended Resource: Ian Harris’ Seven Strategies for Peace
REFRAMING HISTORY

Challenging the dominance of violence and war in the narratives of
cultures, countries, and peoples. Ch...
REFRAMING HISTORY

Recommended Resource: Cultures of Peace: The Hidden Side of History by Elise Boulding
TRANSFORMING CONFLICT NONVIOLENTLY

Embracing the inevitability of conflict by practicing nonviolent ways
to wage it, mana...
TRANSFORMING CONFLICT NONVIOLENTLY

Recommended Resource: The Little Book of Restorative Justice by Howard Zehr
SKILL BUILDING

Building, practicing, and adopting life skills that empower
individuals to bring about peace in the world ...
Click link to watch the Malala Yousafzai Daily Show interview

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjGL6YY6oMs
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Global Conflict and Peacebuilding Seminar - Keynote Address

  1. 1.  TEACHING OUR WAY OUT OF THE CAVE How Peace and Conflict Educators Challenge War, Violence, and Human Suffering Daryn Cambridge Peace Educator in Residence American University darync@american.edu
  2. 2.  What is the current state and perception of global conflict?  How can the content we teach be reflected in the way we teach?
  3. 3. What is the current state and perception of global conflict?
  4. 4. How can the content we teach be reflected in the way we teach?
  5. 5. COMMUNITY BUILDING Finding things that unite and bind us together as a learning group, while at the same time respecting and celebrating our differences. Recommended Resource: Cocktail Party / Thought-Provoking Questions
  6. 6. COMMUNITY BUILDING Recommended Resource: Cocktail Party / Thought-Provoking Questions
  7. 7. ENABLING MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES Balancing the learning experience by engaging students in ways that play to their strengths as learners while also challenging them to develop, acknowledge, and value other forms of intelligence. Recommended Resource: Multiple Intelligences Quiz
  8. 8. ENABLING MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES Recommended Resource: Multiple Intelligences Quiz
  9. 9. NURTURING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE Acknowledging the emotions, feelings, and experiences that each learner brings to the learning environment and helping them find ways to cope with those emotions and navigate those social interactions. Nurturing compassion and empathy among students in ways that allow them to be sensitive and aware of each other’s emotions. Recommended Resource: Social and Emotional Learning on Edutopia.org
  10. 10. NURTURING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE Recommended Resource: Social and Emotional Learning on Edutopia.org
  11. 11. EXPLORING APPROACHES TO PEACE Breaking down an ideal, overarching concept of peace into manageable bites and methods of actualization. Recommended Resource: Ian Harris’ Seven Strategies for Peace
  12. 12. EXPLORING APPROACHES TO PEACE Recommended Resource: Ian Harris’ Seven Strategies for Peace
  13. 13. REFRAMING HISTORY Challenging the dominance of violence and war in the narratives of cultures, countries, and peoples. Changing the lens through which we look at major historical shifts, construct heroes, and develop cultural norms. Recommended Resource: Cultures of Peace: The Hidden Side of History by Elise Boulding
  14. 14. REFRAMING HISTORY Recommended Resource: Cultures of Peace: The Hidden Side of History by Elise Boulding
  15. 15. TRANSFORMING CONFLICT NONVIOLENTLY Embracing the inevitability of conflict by practicing nonviolent ways to wage it, manage it, and resolve it. Recommended Resource: The Little Book of Restorative Justice by Howard Zehr
  16. 16. TRANSFORMING CONFLICT NONVIOLENTLY Recommended Resource: The Little Book of Restorative Justice by Howard Zehr
  17. 17. SKILL BUILDING Building, practicing, and adopting life skills that empower individuals to bring about peace in the world around them – interpersonal skills, intrapersonal skills, analytical skills, conflict resolution skills, organizing skills, and learning skills.
  18. 18. Click link to watch the Malala Yousafzai Daily Show interview http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjGL6YY6oMs
  19. 19. Questions / Comments / Reflections
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