Restorative Practice can sound a bit frightening. Google it and you end up with some “interesting” sites on restorative justice. Delve in and it’s good. The approach has its roots in many ancient cultures including Celtic and Hebrew. Often we forget that our Middle/High School students are still developing and need a framework and discussions just like toddlers do albeit on a higher level.
It’s the 21st century. Knowing how to read a novel, craft an essay, and derive the slope of a tangent isn’t enough anymore.