NYC Chancellor Richard Carranza and NYC first lady Chirlane McCray celebrate Meyer Levin Middle School as a model of social and emotional learning, restorative justice, and culturally responsive education.
We have to talk about race, and how the racism that permeates our society is manifesting in our schools.
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.
Morningside staff developer Dionne Grayman shares what happened when she introduced circles in an NYC classroom.
The news of the police shootings in Dallas on July 6 was still unfolding Friday morning, as I was getting ready to co-facilitate a restorative circle with colleagues at Morningside Center. The circle was to prepare us for the 5-day professional development training we'd be doing with educators over...
"Everyone is needed for what they bring" is one of the seven core assumptions of restorative circles. We all have stories, perspectives and ideas to enrich each other's lives. In circles, we are all teachers and we are all learners.