Too Good For Violence
Program Snapshot from Wallace Foundation
Too Good for Violence is a K-12 violence prevention and character education program that teaches social and emotional skills, attitudes, and behaviors to help students manage bullying situations as well as resolve conflicts and cope with frustration peacefully. Too Good for Violence offers 7-10 scripted lessons per grade for Grades K-8, with each grade featuring its own unique theme and/or cast of characters, from animals and robots to building bridges and reporting the news. Lessons last approximately 30-50 minutes and include 3-4 activities related to the lesson theme. Developed by the Mendez Foundation.
Areas of Focus (as stated by program) Social and emotional skills: goal-setting, decision-making, self-awareness, social awareness, conflict resolution, anger management, respect for self and others, and effective communication. Character traits: caring, cooperation, courage, fairness, honesty, respect, responsibility, self-discipline.