Else Crooks, Betty Lapeyre and Lauren Stelmaschukl. Restorative practice for the modern educator. Icebreaker. Introduce yourself One interesting thing about you What brought you here. How to Use Restorative Practice.
“A basic premise of RP is that the increasing inappropriate behaviour in schools is a direct consequence of the overall loss of connectedness in our society.”
RP fosters inclusion, community, accountability, responsibility, support, nurturing, and cooperation.
What Have you thought about since the incident?
How do you feel about what happened?
What has been the hardest part of this for you?
Who has been affected by this incident?
How have they been affected?
What was your part in the problem?
What needs to happen to make this right
What can we do to make sure this doesn’t happen again
How have you felt in the past when..... ?
Figure 4. The Compass of Shame(adapted from Nathanson, 1992)