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Author Boyes-Watson, Carolyn, author.

Title Circle forward : building a restorative school community / Carolyn Boyes-Watson & Kay Pranis ; foreword by Nancy Riestenberg.

Publication Info. St. Paul, MN : Living Justice Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  371.2 BOY    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Office  371.2 COY    In-Library Use Only
Description xxii, 433 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Note Spiral bound.
Summary "A resource guide designed to help teachers, administrators, students and parents incorporate the practice of Circles into the everyday life of the school community... offers comprehensive step-by-step instructions for how to plan, facilitate, and implement the Circle for a variety of purposes within the school environment. It describes the basic process, essential elements and a step-by-step guide for how to organize, plan, and lead Circles. It also provides over one hundred specific lesson plans and ideas for the application of Circles in the following areas of school life: learning and establishing a Circle practice; establishing and affirming community norms; teaching and learning in Circle; building connection and community; promoting social-emotional skills; facilitating important but difficult conversations; Working together as adults; engaging parents and the wider community; developing students as leaders in peer Circles; [and] using Circles for restorative discipline"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-424).
Subject School improvement programs.
Classroom management.
School environment.
Community and school.
Inclusive education.
Healing circles.
School improvement programs.
Classroom management.
Community and school.
Inclusive education.
Healing circles.
Added Author Pranis, Kay, author.
Riestenberg, Nancy, contributor.
ISBN 9781937141196 (spiral bdg.)
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