Restorative justice for the classroom: Lesson 1 the community web

3-page pdf lesson “to identify community roles in conflict resolution and develop understanding of the significance of each role in keeping the community safe. Through role play, students learn how each role is a part of an intricate web of community support and how a breakdown in one part of the web affects the whole. Through this lesson students develop communication skills and empathy.”

Building empathy: Creating community

32-page pdf handbook created, “to help students explore new ways of interacting through a process of learning about — and learning to honor — one another’s individuality. Learning about peers humanizes people and helps them to identify with one another rather than ostracize or alienate. The activities below are designed to help individuals — particularly independent-minded pre-teens and teens — think of their classroom or school as a community and thereby experience solidarity with their peers.”

Lessons for helping students develop emotional awareness to support CRE

20-page Powerpoint presentation given at the Second International Summit on Conflict Resolution education, in which “participants will learn multiple, developmentally appropriate, lowcost activities that can be used in classroom or counseling settings to develop emotion foundation abilities, in students grades K-8, adaptations that would suit students with cognitive, behavioral and emotional challenges.”