Restorative Practices Expectations
Have honest conversations with your scholars
1:1 5 minute conversations
2. Positive Reinforcement
Recognize any good thing they do
Have a rewards system
Go to/participate in their extra curricular activities
3. Parental connections
Put a positive spin on all phone calls
Each parent should think their scholar is “your favorite”
Optional conversation questions and stems…
Questions to ask. Statements to make.
I feel you are …. (make a positive statement about student or progress in class)
Did you accomplish your goals for today?
Do you think you met my expectations today?
How do you think your actions are impacting yourself? The class?
I expect that you will (state expectations moving forward
Restorative Questions (Responding to a challenging moment or behavior)
What were you thinking of at the time?
What have you thought about since?
Who has been affected by what you have done? In what way?
What do you think you need to do to make it right
Restorative Questions (To help those HARMED by other’s actions)
What did you think when you realized what had happened?
What impact has the incident had on you and others?
What has been the hardest thing for you?
What do you think needs to happen to make things right?
Restorative Practices Additional Support
Our PBIS Spin:
J-COE, YOU KNOW!
“J-COE ON THE P-R-O-W-L”
J- judicious shows sound or good judgment
C- courageous shows strength in the face of pain or grief
O- optimistic remains hopeful and confident about the future
E- excellence remains outstanding or extremely good
A Cougar Presentation on all things Restorative Practices: https://youtu.be/0afboYYAbnU