The Culture of a Circle Community

Share the Restorative Practices journey through the lens of Elementary and Middle School Principals who are building the culture of circle communities at their campuses. Hear how they embed the restorative practice approach daily with all stakeholders. Discover ideas...

The Tale of Two Classrooms , Traditional vs Restorative

The mission of the Restorative Practices Initiatives in Fort Worth ISD is to positively impact the culture and climate, with a focus on fidelity and intentionality. Through the process of restorative practices, we aim to engage social and emotional wellness,...

Self-Care and Self-Compassion for Educators

It has been said that educator burnout is one of the most important social justice and economic issues of our time. Between 40% to 50% of new educators will leave the profession within the first 5 years. In order for our educators to effectively deal with the...

Restorative Practice Doesn’t Work…or Does It?

After two years of applying the principles of restorative practices, our campus has seen pockets of success and inspiration. Our tier one students jumped on the restorative train. Many of our tier two students found validation and true connections. But what about...