Restorative Practices

March 28, 2022

In Education Week, we share eight strategies schools can use to address stress and hardship - and bring healing and joy to both students and adults.


January 12, 2022

Restorative approaches, writes Morningside trainer Marieke van Woerkom in Principal Leadership, send a powerful message to students: “We want you here and we care.”  

October 8, 2020

We offer our gratitude for the practices of Indigenous peoples, and share our land acknowledgment statement.

March 10, 2020

Here are six suggestions for how to facilitate a circle without passing a talking piece from person to person. 

March 12, 2019

Seven common myths about restorative practices. 

July 5, 2017

Students learn about and discuss the remarkable success of an organization of farmworkers that is fighting abuse and demanding dignity on the job. The activity includes two short videos, discussion, and a reading.

October 26, 2016

Our students do circles once a week on our special Friday schedule. I haven't run any of them because I am teaching at that time. I've seen them done very well, but in some circles students simply cannot be managed. We also have "responsibility time," when we can request to speak with a child after...