The PATHWAYS library of teaching tools is an educator-created database filled with a variety of activities for incorporating problem-solving negotiation concepts into the classroom. The tools have been created by Fellows in the Negotiation Education Teachers (NET) Fellowship Program and participants in our annual Negotiation Education Summer Institute.


In the spirit of “expanding the pie,” we are making these tools freely available to educators for non-commercial use under an international Creative Commons license. Please see the bottom of this page for terms of use.


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Wire Cutters

Wire Cutters

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The Voice of the Streets

The Voice of the Streets

743.68 KB 65 Downloads
Describing a Conflict

Describing a Conflict

355.96 KB 56 Downloads

Stuck on an Escalator

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Driving the Car to School

Driving the Car to School

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Asch Conformity Test

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Negotiation Preparation Tool

Negotiation Preparation Tool

74.24 KB 26 Downloads
Dignity - The Ten Tempations

Dignity - The Ten Tempations

169.69 KB 18 Downloads

These works are licensed by PATHWAYS for educational use under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License



Under the Creative Commons license, you are free to:

  • Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material
Please contact us – or the tool author, if relevant – with any questions, comments, or suggestions regarding any of the teaching tools. 


  • Attribution — You must give appropriate credit to PATHWAYS and the Author(s) of the work used, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests PATHWAYS endorses you or your use. 
  • Non-Commercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.
  • ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.
  • No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.