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March 14, 2018
In her new piece on Edutopia, Morningside Center senior trainer Marieke van Woerkom notes that restorative circles are most effective when they’re an integral part of school culture. "After all, you…
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February 24, 2018
When we first heard the news of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, we felt sickened, heartbroken, and exhausted.  Here was yet another tragic school shooting, this…
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February 21, 2018
We’re thrilled to launch this new site. Please click around and explore! Our aim is to make it easier for you to find all of your favorite content and discover even more—from any device. And we hope…
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February 6, 2018
Black History Month was our excuse for asking our co-worker Daniel Coles, who is coordinating Morningside Center’s racial equity initiatives, to share some books he recommends to educators to raise…
Stories & Voices
February 5, 2018
In the classroom, students who lack assertiveness skills may hesitate to share their thinking openly or ask clarifying questions when they’re confused, or allow a classmate’s bullying to go…
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January 28, 2018
Title: Per Diem Staff Developer Morningside Center seeks experienced, resourceful educators strongly committed to social and emotional learning (SEL) and racial equity to join our team of per diem…
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January 5, 2018
“We have to talk about race, and how the racism that permeates our society is manifesting in our schools.  Because we are both the front line and last line of defense for millions of children.”Watch…
Stories & Voices
November 30, 2017
The principal was greeting students on the steps of the school when I arrived.  His normally cheerful demeanor was slightly subdued as he told me about the two major incidents that had happened the…
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October 24, 2017
  The class had already earned a reputation for being one of the more difficult ones in a school that considers itself the last stop for young people who have spent the majority of their student…
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September 28, 2017
Edward was a part of a cohort of teachers in a middle school that was participating in a unique project to develop a whole-school model for restorative practices.   He appeared a bit skeptical during…