As war spreads to *ny corners of the globe, children sadly have been drawn into the center of conflicts. In Afghanistan, Bosnia, and Colombia, however, groups of children have been taking part in peace education __1__. The children, after learning to resolve conflicts, took on the __2__ of peace*kers. The Children's Movement for Peace in Colombia was even nominated(提名) for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998. groups of children __3__ as peace*kers stu*d hu*n rights and poverty issues in
Colombia, eventually forming a group with five other schools in Bogota known as The Schools of Peace.
The classroom __4__ opportunities for children to replace angry, violent behaviors with __5__, peaceful ones. It is in the classroom that caring and respect for each person empowers children to take a step __6__toward becoming peace*kers.
Fortunately, educators have access to *ny online resources that are __7__ useful when helping children along the path to peace. The Young Peace*kers Club, started in 1992, provides a Website with resources for teachers and __8__ on starting a Kindness Campaign. The World Centers of Compassion for Children International call attention to children's rights and how to help the __9__ of war. Starting a Peace*kers' Club is a praiseworthy venture for a class and one that could spread to other classrooms and ideally affect the culture of the __10__ school.