Show 129 Summer PD Series 4: Restorative Practices

Ken EhrmannpowerED Up Podcast

According to the International Institute for Restorative Practices, “ We believe that human beings are instilled with the need to connect and grow with each other, but not the methods. Here at the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP), we provide our students with the tools they need to effect change within their own lives and their schools, organizations, and … Read More

Beyond the Surface of Restorative Practices: Featuring Marisol Quevedo Rerucha

Joshua StamperAspire Podcast

Joshua Stamper, Beyond the Surface of Restorative Practices, Marisol Quevedo Rerucha, Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast, Teach Better

How do we dismantle barriers that exclude, recognize past trauma, and identify resources for those in need? This week’s guest, Marisol Quevedo Rerucha, shares how implementing restorative practices changed student behaviors, connected the community and recognized each person.  In this episode, we discuss: The importance of Morning Check Ins Restorative practices and circles Collective agreements  And Marisol’s new book, Beyond … Read More

Virtual Restorative Circles

Teach Better TeamBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lead Better

TL;DR: Restorative circles are personal class discussions. Some benefits of restorative circles for your students include building community and creating a sense of acceptance. Restorative circles can provide a safe environment for students both in-person and virtually. I learned of restorative circles at the December 2019 AIMS Network Conference. The session I attended described how these circles transformed classroom culture … Read More