The Restorative Practices Consortium of Ontario, a collaboration of public and Catholic educators, have shared much of what you will find in this section.
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See 34 page summary Assumptions about Academic and Behavioural errors (Porter, 2007 as quoted in The Restorative Classroom by Belinda Hopkins) ACADEMIC ERRORS BEHAVIOURAL ERRORS Errors are accidental. Errors are deliberate. Errors are inevitable. Errors should not happen. Errors signal need for teaching. Errors should be punished. Students with learning difficulties need modified teaching. Students …
“Distinctive features of community health include community member engagement and multi-sector collaboration. Individuals, groups and organizations work together to address health issues by taking into account the social and cultural factors relevant to the community.”
Tools and successful practices for restorative schools supporting student achievement and well-being
RESTORE provides a restorative perspective that can inform how we plan for the return to the classrooms, playgrounds and corridors of physical schools.It highlights seven key areas which, alongside learning, are where we need to stimulate thinking and make decisions in order to collectively move forward into a healthy ‘new normal’. The areas intersect, interconnect …
There are nine interconnected elements upon which Restorative Practice is based. These elements provide the foundation to cultivate caring and healthy communities.
A 6 minute video on restorative practice from Peel Region District School Board The transformation of West Philadelphia High School Using Dialogue Circles to support classroom discipline
Rand Corporation research demonstrates that restorative practices help reduce student suspensions. “Schools and school districts across the country are looking for evidence-based strategies to improve their learning and social environments. Restorative practices, developed in the justice system as a way to mediate and repair relationships between offenders and their victims, are offering a way forward. …