Healthy Thinkng/Feeling/Doing From the Inside Out
Why wait until kids are in trouble before teaching them skills they can use to solve problems without violence? Why not teach these skills to kids in middle schools, where they are trying out ways to meet their emotional needs and find an identity? To answer these questions authors Jack Pransky and Lori Carpenos wrote this curriculum, 3 years in development. Its proactive stance encourages young people to envision their own answers, to discuss them in a nonjudgmental environment, and to evaluate the potential outcomes.