Cultivating Restorative Classrooms focuses on creating harmonious classroom environments through restorative justice practices. This course will offer practical tools that can be implemented in any classroom setting immediately.
Using the justice frameworks, this course will teach the foundational skills needed to transform traditional punitive discipline systems into restorative justice systems in your classroom or school
In this course, participants will have opportunity:
- To gain an understanding of the philosophy behind restorative justice practices
- To learn the different components of a restorative classroom
- To develop a restorative practices toolkit that is practical and functional
- To conduct proactive use of restorative justice practices
Course Relation to CCS or other Professional Standards
NBPTS – National Board for Professional Standards – 5 Core Propositions
- http://www.nbpts.org/five-core-propositions – National Teaching Standards, Five Core Propositions
Proposition 1: Teachers are committed to students and their learning.
Proposition 2: Teachers know the subjects they teach and how to teach those subjects to students.
Proposition 3: Teachers are responsible for managing and monitoring student learning.
Proposition 4: Teachers think systematically about their practice and learn from experience.
Proposition 5: Teachers are members of learning communities.