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War Education

130 Questions Children Ask About War And Terrorists: Comforting Your Child In Uncertain Times

When two or more people are angry and hurt each other, it is called a fight. When two countries, or even more than two countries, are angry and try to hurt each other, it is called war. War is fought when countries disagree and can"t work out thei...

Terrorism And War: How To Talk To Children

In today's world, parents are faced with the challenge of explaining violence, terrorism and war to children. Although difficult, these conversations are extremely important. They give parents an opportunity to help their children feel more secure...

Talking With Children About War And Violence In The World

Here's a basic framework to help you educate children about war and violence.

What Should We Be Teaching Our Kids About War?

Three years ago, over dinner with friends, Susan Hackley shared her ambitious New Year’s resolution: She wanted to make a film that would show how American children think about war. Today, she is in the midst of making that documentary, . As manag...

Kids And War: Expert Answers To Urgent Questions

Dr. James Garbarino has spent years studying the effects of war and violence on the youngest members of society. Parents.com asked him to answer some questions about how children confront such complex subjects, and what parents can do to help them...

Reach And Teach - Children Playing War

If you are planning a peace event in the coming weeks, you may want to consider using this book as part of a children's activity. While on a peace delegation in Afghanistan, we heard the stories of many children, whose lives had been shattered by ...

Teaching Children About The Brutality Of War

"Why?" he asks, over and over, as I attempt to narrate a series of historical events. I'm not prepared for these questions and I'm surprised, and a little disappointed in myself, that I was caught off guard. But who has adequate answers to the "Wh...

Lessons For War

Teachers at every grade level struggle with how to help students deal with war and related issues. To aid you in that effort, Education World has collected some age-appropriate online lesson plans, activities, and resources that will allow you to ...

Why Should We Teach Children About Non-Violence?

Everybody learns about wars in their history classes. The basics include: who fought, what was the cause, and who won? But do we teach children about the real information behind wars? Do we teach our kids that during wars, millions of people may d...

10 Tips To Help Kids Cope With War & Traumatic Events

“I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, ‘Mother, what was war?'” ~Eve Merriam These are uncertain, turbulent times, colored as they are by fears about war and terrorism. As a result, children as well as adults are experiencing higher lev...

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War Education

Vennila KarkyVennila Karky
We inhabit a world where war has become commonplace. Hence, it's extremely vital to teach children about war and peace. Here's how.