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Young students learn about conflict resolution
How I Use It
This is a good computer lab activity or homework activity to be used after lessons are taught on how to resolve conflicts.
The cartoon characters and simulations are very good and there is a lot of positive feedback provided when an option is selected by the student.
This application is a good teaching tool to help kids learn how to resolve conflicts.
The application provides friendly cartoon simulations that require students to critically think about a good solution to a problem.
Once a solution is selected (multiple options are provided) students can watch their solution play out with the cartoon characters. If an "incorrect" solution is selected they have a chance to pick the best solution. Good choices to solve a problem are rewarded with a letter that goes into a trophy case with a certificate. This is a fun way to learn about good choices when there is
It is a user friendly site however, there may be a learning curve for younger students on how to navigate through the site.
Also, although the entering your age, name, and gender is optional when you being playing it is not needed and should not be part of the sign on.