Introduction. I am the restorative practices facilitator at an urban middle school in Topeka, KS. We are the first school in Topeka utilizing restorative practices. We are brand new at this and learning every day.

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Building a case for widespread use of Restorative Practices in Canadian K-12 schools. #RPSchools

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Great article on the benefits of embracing mediation and mindfulness in education: #RPschools   #restorativepractices   #mindfulness  

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My reflections on Restorative Practices and the recent International Institute for Restorative Practices workshop I attended:

http://goo.gl/xeQkLd

#RPschools #restorativepractice #IIRP

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My experience with Restorative Practices in my classroom - Blog Post

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Curation on Restorative Practices via Paper.li

The W.I.T.S program could easily be incorporated in classroom circles.

http://witsprogram.ca/

#RPSchools #restorativepractices #sd33   #chilliwack   #bclearns  

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Excellent blog post on introducing restorative practices to the classroom accompanied with an explanation of classroom circles.

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Using the Social Discipline Window is a good way to remind ourselves to work 'with' students and not do 'to' students:

http://www.iirp.edu/what-is-restorative-practices.php#social_discipline_window

#RPschools   #restorativejustice   #restorativepractices  #IIRP
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Are you new to Restorative Practices? Here's a great free manual - gives a descriptive overview and touches on how to use them in the circle.  Wished I had this when I got started!
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