Topic Archives: Mindful Teaching

10 Tips for Restorative Leading and Teaching in the Virtual World

Posted on April 12, 2020

Here are 10 quick tips on how to make your online classes, meeting and events more relational, interactive and energizing.

Read full post

"Our Shared Humanity" Restorative Meet Up

Posted on April 6, 2020

Join us for a virtual "circle" share to pause, reflect, and connect

Read full post

Creating Great Online Learning Events

Posted on April 1, 2020

So many of us are having to convert our trainings from in-person to online events. I was fortunate enough to take a course on this and also practice some of the skills. Here is my attempt to support you in making the switch to online training.

Read full post

Transforming Schools Together! Annual Conference

Posted on February 4, 2020

A holistic restorative approach aims to create the conditions in which students and staff can learn, grow and thrive together. During this two-day event youth and adults will share stories, build community and expand skills and knowledge related to restorative practices, mindfulness, equity, social emotional learning, youth-adult partnership and healing engaged practices.

Read full post

Two Feet. One Breath. 5 Cs

Posted on January 8, 2019

With kids who are well-behaved, regulated and motivated, we can respond to their disruptive very directly and they will stop. But with kids who have been marginalized and traumatized a more informed approach is necessary. I have developed an approach called "Two Feet. One Breath. 5 Cs" to support the teacher in the moment he or she needs to respond to disruptive behaviors from students who seem intent on derailing class.

Read full post

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."

Read full post