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.
For me, most of August is still summer break. But back to school posts start to creep into my feed and, at least initially, there is a feeling of an extended Sunday night looming over each day. If I'm not careful, anxiety over plans for tomorrow take over my time today. It's not fair to … Continue reading August: Time to harvest Sunday night energy.
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.