Creating a welcoming mindset is essential to engage in restorative practices.
Chapter 5: Creating formal peacemaking procedures in an individual classroom and school wide setting.
Informal restorative practices that begin with teachers reflecting about how to restore their own disappointments that affect in the moment management decisions.
See previous thoughts about chapter 1 and 2 in this series of posts designed for me to reflect on my own classroom management thoughts, procedures and consistency. In my situation we are about to complete 1st quarter. I am continually amazed at how fast this year is moving. A large part to this feeling is that overall … Continue reading Better than carrots or sticks: restorative practices for positive classroom management. Chapter 3 takeaways from the depths of October.
This blog entry fits into a series of chapter reviews on the book, Better Than Carrots or Sticks: Restorative Practices for Positive Classroom Management by Dominique Smith et al. Find the review of Chapter 1 Here. After Chapter 1 of Better Than Carrots or Sticks I have a couple of pressing questions for myself as … Continue reading Better Than Carrots or Sticks: Chapter 2 Review.
This post is the beginning of a series of blog posts as chapter reviews of the book Better Than Carrots or Sticks. See other reviews with the links below: Chapter 2 – Self Regulated Learning The title of Better Than Carrots or Sticks: Restorative Practices for Positive Classroom Management by Domnique Smith et al stuck … Continue reading Better Than Carrots or Sticks: Takeaways from Chapter 1.
Novice high level performance benchmarks from ACTFL. Should we assess performance or true proficiency?
Although I’m not sure who first said this, I’ve heard the phrase, “You become what you read” in many different situations. One of the joys of teaching is that we do have some time in the summer to read what we want. Sometimes that has nothing to do with school, but I know many of … Continue reading Books that leave an impression.