World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements - John Hunter (CD/Spoken Word)

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Barcode
9781491518717
Department
Books
Released
8 Apr 2014
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
John Hunter
John Hunter (Narrator)
Binding
CD/Spoken Word
Publisher
Brilliance Audio
Edition
MP3 UNA
Language
English
Dimensions
171 x 133 x 13mm (68g)

Annotation

Offers insights into conflict resolution and collective problem-solving gleaned from the author's years teaching kids through the "world peace game," an innovative global systems simulation he created.

Summary

In John Hunter’s classroom, students fearlessly tackle global problems and discover surprising solutions by playing his groundbreaking World Peace Game. These kids—from high school all the way down to fourth grade, in schools both well funded and underresourced—take on the roles of politicians, tribal leaders, diplomats, bankers, and military commanders. Through battles and negotiations, standoffs and summits, they strive to resolve dozens of complex, seemingly intractable real-world challenges, from nuclear proliferation to tribal warfare, financial collapse to climate change.

In World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements, Hunter shares the wisdom he’s gleaned from over thirty years teaching the World Peace Game. Here he reveals the principles of successful collaboration that people of any age can apply anywhere. His students show us how to break through confusion, bounce back from failure, put our knowledge to use, and fulfill our potential. Hunter offers not only a forward-thinking report from the front lines of American education, but also a generous blueprint for a world that bends toward cooperation rather than conflict. In this deeply hopeful audiobook, a visionary educator shows us what the future can be.

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