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Canter and Associates, LLC

Teaching Students to Get Along®

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Overview / Abstract:

Many students today lack the skills for resolving everyday conflicts in a positive manner. As a result, your classroom can erupt in teasing, arguing, and bullying. With this graduate-level course, you can learn how to create a positive learning environment where students get along, leaving you free to teach. Gain a variety of proven strategies that can be integrated into your existing lessons and activities.

Teaching Tangibles
Learn how to increase students’ ability to resolve arguments on their own.
Explore the difference between bullying and normal conflict between students.
Discover how to help students to understand, respect, and accept differences in others.
Use strategies to help students manage their anger and frustration.
Design a classroom that fosters teamwork and positive social behavior.
Learn the steps of the peer mediation process and how to implement it in your classroom.


Oct 16, 2020


Education (K-12)





Credits / Hours

3 semester hours

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Lee Canter, M.S.W.

Lee Canter is a nationally recognized expert in behavior management. His programs have helped more than 1.5 million educators create more harmonious classroom and school environments where teachers can teach and students can achieve greater success.

Katia Petersen, Ph.D.

Dr. Petersen has 15 years of experience in child psychology, educational consulting, and teacher training. She has worked as the violence prevention coordinator and child abuse specialist in the St. Paul public school system for the past six years and has also authored a number of curriculum texts on conflict resolution and violence prevention. As the lead consultant for Argo & Associates, Dr. Petersen has implemented teacher training on conflict resolution and violence prevention throughout Minnesota.

Phyllis Steinberg

As director of Youth and Family Services in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, Ms. Steinberg has spearheaded an innovative peer mediation program where each year hundreds of middle-school students resolve their conflicts with the help of peer mediators. She has trained more than 1,300 people and has served thousands in the peer mediation process.

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Canter and Associates, LLC

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