Title

"I Had It First": Teaching Young Children To Solve Problems Peacefully

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2001

Abstract

Describes a social problem-solving process to resolve interpersonal conflicts between young children. Gives techniques for teaching the process, advises on getting started in the classroom, and identifies situations for using the process. Suggests that classroom climates improve as incidences of aggression and victimization decrease and positive social skills are promoted.