2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 770 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 13 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

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Restorative Practices and Justice

The key to good learning in schools is building solid connections between all members of a school community: staff and students, between students, and between staff. Traditional instruction and traditional discipline do not build relationships and typically weaken them. Restorative Practices and Restorative Justice are tools educators can use to build community, teach content through connectedness, and repair harm when harm has been done. They are a way to build social capital and achieve social discipline through participatory learning and decision-making.

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