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

May 9, 2018

This video shows a restorative conversation between a student and her ELA teacher to address an incident a few weeks earlier that escalated to the point of the student leaving the classroom. 

May 7, 2018

This video discusses and shows the steps of a Restorative Pre-Conference (separately) with participants on different sides of an incident in which harm was done.  The pre-conference aims to get participants comfortable and familiar (enough) with the conference to be willing and able to participate...

May 4, 2018

RP Video Library:  This video shows a powerful Welcome and Reentry Circle that welcomes a student back to school after an absence.  The circle is implemented with fidelity, according to the key restorative circle components found at our Introduction to Circles.

April 24, 2018

RP Video Library: This video shows a peer facilitated restorative circle to problem solve around lateness in school. The Circle is implemented with fidelity, according to the key restorative circle components found at our introduction to circles.

April 17, 2018

RP Video Library: This video shows the power of an effectively teacher facilitated circle to build community and address issues.  The circle is implemented with fidelity, according to the key restorative circle components found at our introduction to circles.

April 16, 2018

RP Video Library:  This video shows the power of an effectively student facilitated restorative circle to build community through storytelling.  The circle is implemented with fidelity, according to the key restorative circle components found at our introduction to circles.

April 13, 2018

RP Video Library:  In this video, administration, staff and students talk about the school’s transition from punitive practices to restorative practices and how the shift in mindset and practice impacted relationships at the school and school culture overall. 

April 10, 2018

RP Video Library: In this video, administration and school staff talk about what restorative practices are, why we use restorative practices and what they look like implemented holistically in a school.