Tips & Ideas

Guidance and inspiration to help you build skills and community in your classroom and school

September 20, 2018
    Focus: SEL throughout the school day Time: 8:04 minWho & Where: Atlanta Public Schools Grade Level:  Elementary & Middle School Description: In this video staff and students discuss…
September 15, 2018
  Focus:  A Second Grade Problem Solving Class Meeting Time: 8:06 minWho & Where: Shanghai American School, Shanghai, ChinaGrade Level: Elementary School Description:   This video shows a…
August 13, 2018
The beginning of the year is the ideal time to set out on the path toward “restorative discipline,” a holistic, relational approach to discipline that requires us as educators to be in community with…
August 12, 2018
Focus: Restorative Discipline, Restorative Circles, Racial Equity Issues in SchoolTime: 4:38 minWho & Where: Kansas City Public Schools Grade Level: K-12  Description:   Staff and students at…
August 12, 2018
Focus: De-escalation of feelings Time: 3:39 minWho & Where: Pearl-Cohn Entertainment High School, Nashville, TNGrade Level: High School   Description: Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High…
August 12, 2018
Focus: Restorative Discipline, Restorative Circles & SELTime: 3:44 minWho & Where: Pearl-Cohn Entertainment High School, Nashville, TNGrade Level: High School   Description:   At the…
June 27, 2018
    Focus: A Restorative Circle on Being a Teenager Time: 9:30 min Who and Where: MetWest High School, Oakland Grade Level: High School   Description As you watch the restorative circle…
June 25, 2018
As educators, we know that asking questions and guiding students through their own learning process is ultimately more beneficial than pointing out mistakes and lowering students’ grades accordingly…
June 15, 2018
Focus: Restorative Circles, Description and ImpactTime: 2:30 minWho & Where: Green High School, NYC Grade Level: High School  
June 15, 2018
  Focus: Community, Shared leadership and Restorative Practices, including Circles, at Different Levels Time: 25:21 minWho & Where: The Alliance School, Milwaukee Grade Level: High School…