With his very haphazard Photoshop skills Kyle introduces the concept of Conflict by looking at some common situations we find ourselves in.
RUNTIME: 6min 22sec
Sarah shares a very useful catch phrase that reminds us about the importance of Conflict Resolution.
RUNTIME: 4min 13sec
Prompts to get you thinking and responding to Catch Phrase Conflict
In this video clip, how many ways to react to conflict does Sarah talk about?
Are any of these ways helpful? Discuss and explain.
Describe what reacting passively looks and sounds like.
Describe what reacting aggressively looks and sounds like.
Which one describes your reaction to conflict best; aggressive, passive or a mix of both? Explain this to someone else.
Practice saying, with the actions, the catchphrase, “Engage without rage!”
Describe what engaging without rage looks and sounds like.
Lyds uses the example of a balance board to share about finding balance in our response to Conflict.
RUNTIME: 3min 20sec
Prompts to get you thinking and responding to the Balance Board Illustration
Lydia talks about how it feels when we’re passive or aggressive.
a. Describe some of these feelings.b. Have you ever felt like this? Explain.
In what ways does conflict become messy when we react:
a. Passivelyb. Aggressively
Assertive is in the middle, a balance of being passive and aggressive.
What part/s of being aggressive helps with being assertive? Explain.
What part/s of being passive helps with being assertive? Explain.
What can we do to “Engage without Rage” during a conflict?
In this story Tiger and Mouse are examples of two opposite reactions to Conflict and show the negative results of both approaches.
RUNTIME: 3min 30sec
Prompts to get you thinking and responding to the Story - Mouse & Tiger
Who are the three characters in the story?
What did Tiger do to try and stop the fire?
Why did Mouse run away? Explain
Owl managed to save his home.
a. How did Owl save his home?b. Could Tiger and Mouse have done this too?
Explain your reasons.
Each character fits in a category, which character is Aggressive, which is Assertive and which is Passive?
What’s the difference between reacting (what Tiger and Mouse did) and responding (what Owl did)?
Which character do you think you’re most like?
Which character do you want to be like and what would you need to do to be more like them?
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