This form works well for keeping track of incidents in the classroom. It is also really helpful for us as teachers to not respond in the heat of the frustration. Instead of me immediately responding to their behavior, I provide them with the incident form.
I really appreciated this quote. I believe in restorative justice in any and all settings, but I see it least used in my experiences in urban education. All students deserve the support and growth that restorative justice provides.
Daniel Reisel studies the brains of criminal psychopaths (and mice). And he asks a big question: Instead of warehousing these criminals, shouldn't we be using what we know about the brain to help them rehabilitate?