Conflict in itself is not a bad thing–it can lead to a lot of positive change and innovation. Beginning by getting the kids to sort out the pros and cons of conflict helps them see that it is something to be managed rather than avoided.
Apologizing is a good topic for a class discussion early in the school year. It can be a good segue into discussions about empathy, point of view, forgiveness, or learning from mistakes depending on where your students take it.
Videos on Healthy Relationships:
The video “Healthy vs Unhealthy” gives guidelines regarding what constitutes a healthy relationships.
Teens share their opinions on what healthy relationships are, how they feel couples should treat each other, and who models healthy relationships.
Video with tweens guiding tweens on how to survive peer pressure; includes specific strategies and role plays.