Posts Tagged conflict management

Always Model Kindness, Especially to Children

Published by EducationNews.org — The kindest response to unwanted behavior is to ask good questions. The trim, tall elementary teacher, whom we’ll call Ms. Larch, paused before answering the question that had been posed to everyone in the circle.  Larch was among a group of teachers from all levels in a Restorative Practices (RP) training.  RP, in […]

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A Statewide Teachers Contract Will Not Achieve Peace

Published by EducationNews.org — Whether one or many, minimalist contracts have a better shot at turning the attention to the kids. ‘Tis the season to celebrate peace on earth.  Since the world is what it is, we celebrate peace as an essential ideal, however much honored in the breach.  So how do we consider, very […]

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Juvenile Justice Is Not Only Blind, But Deaf

Published by EducationNews.org — Increasingly, the formal legal system has taken responsibility for conflict management out of the hands of ordinary people. Sometimes achieving Justice is as simple as listening until the victim feels heard. Increasingly, the formal legal system has taken responsibility for conflict management out of the hands of ordinary people.  The restorative justice movement is […]

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