Tag Archives: restorative practices

The Tacoma Whole Child Initiative Update

Is it possible to transform an entire school district so that every child has school success? The Tacoma Whole Child Initiative (TWCI) is a 10-year partnership between Tacoma Public Schools and the University of Washington, and their goal is sustainable school transformation.…

How to Make Schools Safe?

By Laura Strobel and Claudia Vincent, Ph.D.

The time has passed for sitting back and waiting for school violence to decrease. We’re seeing more violence and mass shootings in schools in the United States than ever before. The time has come to act, but what can we do?…

Restorative Practices in the Classroom: Forging Positive Relationships

With the new school year upon us, teachers have the opportunity to reconnect with returning students and forge relationships with new students. In addition to teaching reading, math or science, teachers need to be positive role models and anchors in students’ potentially tumultuous and hectic lives.…