Justice Committee: using restorative practices to resolve conflicts. Plus: 5 ways to protect your prep time

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Empower students with a restorative approach.

Justice Committee: Using Restorative Practices to Resolve Conflicts

Students at Pittsfield Middle High School are trained to mediate conflicts between their fellow students—and between students and teachers.

Don't let your prep time get co-opted.

Protect Your Prep

Your prep time is precious. Here are five ways to avoid ambushes, interruptions, and procrastination.

Increase your students' understanding of humanitarian crises.

Books That Explore the Refugee Experience

These nine books—for students of all grade levels—convey what it's like to be a refugee.

Give students the assessment language they need for understanding.
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Reframing Questions for Student Comprehension

What if it's the questions, not the answers, that are tripping students up on tests?

Skills to build before students develop bad habits
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Digital Tools and Distraction in School

We should be deliberately teaching middle and high school students how to manage their devices.

George Lucas Educational Foundation

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