Conflict Resolution

What is conflict resolution in early childhood?

An important skill for successful social interaction during the preschool years is being able to resolve conflicts. When teachers and parents nurture the development of conflict resolution skills, they are providing the child with the ability to resolve situations before they spin out of control.

Why is conflict resolution important in education?

Through participation in a comprehensive conflict-resolution program, students learn skills that maximize their potential for reaching personal goals and success in school.” The ability to effectively and peacefully handle conflict is not necessarily intuitive; rather, it is a learned skill.