Repairing Harm: A Better Alternative to Punishment
Exclusionary punishments don’t really change behavior. Having students work to repair the harm done by their actions can be much more effective.
Time to Take a Look at Your Dress Code
Many dress codes unfairly target students in certain populations, doing more harm than good. This guide will help you review and revise your current policy.
Global School Play Day: One Day. Nothing But Play.
Could your school stop its normal routine for a full day and devote it entirely to unstructured play?
Restorative Justice in School: An Overview
Instead of looking for ways to make punishments stricter, restorative justice seeks to build relationships and repair harm. Learn more about how this holistic approach works.
The Magic of Validation
It can feel unnatural at first, but once you’ve given validation a try, some of your most difficult conversations are going to get a whole lot better.
Making School a Safe Place for LGBTQ Students
Discrimination and harassment are still a daily reality for many LGBTQ students. Here are some things teachers can do to change that.
7 Systems that Work for Outside-the-Box Learners
Most teachers struggle with students whose academic performance doesn’t match their potential. When the usual approach doesn’t work, try something different.
Is Your Classroom Academically Safe?
So much of learning depends on whether your students feel comfortable taking risks. Here are some suggestions for making your classroom an academic safe space.