Describe how getting into an argument or conflict feels in one word.
Listen to all sides of the story. Work together to find solutions that work for everyone. Be respectful of others' feelings and opinions.
Conflict Resolution: How to Handle Disagreements
Conflict: A disagreement between two or more parties. Resolution: The act of finding a solution to a disagreement. Mediation: A process of helping two or more parties come to an agreement.
Conflict resolution has been used since ancient times. In 17th century Japan, conflict resolution was done through a process called “Kake-kata”. The UN uses conflict resolution techniques in many of its peacekeeping operations around the world.
Work together in pairs: What strategies did you learn to help resolve conflicts in your classroom?
Work together in pairs: What are two strategies that you can use in the future to help resolve conflicts?
What is the best way to resolve a conflict?
- Yell and scream
- Talk it out
- Ignore it
- Fight it out
What should you do if you need help resolving a conflict?
- Do nothing
- Yell for help
- Ask someone you trust for advice
- Go online and search for advice
What is the best way to show respect during a disagreement?
- Interrupt the other person
- Listen to their opinion
- Say mean things
- Agree with them