Posted on December 23, 2017

Our job as humans is to remind each other of our beauty when we forget. We need brave friends to tell us when our impact is not positive. We need to be given opportunities to reconnect with a better self.

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Intersection of Mindfulness and Restorative Practices

Posted on September 4, 2017

In this post I try to begin the difficult job of discussing all the ways Mindfulness and Restorative Practices support and inform each other

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When Mindful Awareness Reveals What's Been Hidden

Posted on March 13, 2017

Mindfulness helps us with stress, not losing our keys and staying focused. But when it comes to a deep committed practice, mindfulness can bring to our awareness things about our "selves" that are hard to face, that cause shame. When that happens, we need support to travel the vulnerable road towards a peaceful relationship with how "self" has been expressed and is expressed in our lives.

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Seeing Student Learning: Teacher Change and the Role of Reflection

Posted on January 14, 2017

This post is from my recent graduate work at Antioch New England. In it I reflect on the powerfully transformative work of Carol Rodgers as expressed in her essay from Voices Inside Schools— "Seeing Student Learning: Teacher Change and the Role of Reflection."

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Teaching Tolerance RP Resources

Posted on November 28, 2016

Teaching Tolerance has developed wonderful set of resources for schools interested in restorative practices.

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Zen and the Art of Reflective Practice in Teacher Education

Posted on November 27, 2016

My response to a 1993 article in the Harvard Educational Review by John Tremmel, who makes a powerful case for the role of reflective practices in the art of teaching.

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