How Restorative Justice Helps Students Learn

Summary:This article is a good introduction to Restorative Justice (RJ), an approach that is used as a dicipline/behavioral measure that helps students return to a calm state and re-engage in the learning process.

Source:Jacquelyn Richards, Edutopia, September 4, 2018

Categories: Restorative Practices, SEL Basics, Codes of Conduct, Student Behavior, School Culture and Climate

Description: “Restorative justice (RJ) offers healthy alternatives to the traditional disciplinary approach of rules and the consequences of breaking those rules. RJ practices such as peer conflict resolution circles, reflection sheets that guide conversations with a teacher or administrator, and mediated student-student or student-adult conversations are practices that allow students and communities to feel safe and successful together.”

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