RP Video Library

Morningside Center’s video library is a collection of online videos that show real life, school-based examples of a range of restorative practices. The videos also help illustrate the mindset needed to introduce these practices as part of a school’s holistic restorative strategy.   Find out more about the video library

This video encourages us to rethink discipline policies in school to break the school to prison pipeline and be more equitable in our response to student (mis)behavior. 

This video outlines three tiers of Restorative Practices: 1. Community and relationship building, 2. Community and relationship repair and conflict resolution, 3. Reintegration after a removal or other kind of absence.  

Administrations and school staff talk about their experience rolling out Restorative Circles in their school over the course of the year.

In this video staff and students at a West Philadelphia High School talk about the transformation the school has undergone as a result of participation in restorative circles.  

In this video school staff, resources officers, county probation department staff and students talk about their experience with restorative practices.

In this video staff and students talk about the impact of class meetings on them and on the school community.  They talk about what happens in class meetings. 

In this video staff and students talk about, and then show, how the school Justice Committee, practices mediation as part of an alternative approach to school discipline to resolve conflict and address issues.

Atlanta Public Schools has made Social and Emotional Learning a district priority because these life skills are a foundation for the academic successes of our students. This video outlines the social and emotional learning foundation needed for restorative holistic discipline to be successfully...

In this video the teacher and her second graders use the class meeting process to collaboratively problem solve an issue in which one student was being bothered by other students.  

Kansas City Public Schools Superintendent Mark Bedell is approaching discipline reform with a three-part plan focused on restorative practices, meditation and mentorship.