TeacherGoal #19: Implement a Restorative and Social-Emotional Approach to School Discipline with Brad Weinstein

"Restorative practices is not the silver bullet to solving school discipline problems." Brad WeinsteinTeacherGoals Founder & Co-Author of Hacking School DisciplineHave you ever wondered how to eliminate punishment and

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10 Social-Emotional Learning Books for Children

Social-Emotional Learning BooksSocial and emotional learning (SEL) is an educational tool that emphasizes building social and emotional skills such as managing emotions, problem-solving and creating positive relationships. Social-emotional

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9 Ways to Promote Equity in the Classroom

When it comes to teaching, we must provide all students with the opportunity to learn in an equitable environment. This means that each student has access to the

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TeacherGoal #4: Meet the Needs of All Students with an Equity Mindset with Dr. Sheldon Eakins

“What we have to understand is that every single student in our schools, they don’t learn all the same, they might need something different…That’s part of being a

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Why Schools Should Ditch Behavior Charts

Do you ever wish your students could regulate their behavior without you having to take away from valuable teaching time to discipline them?If you think clip charts are

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Conversations that Matter: Talking About Autism

Recently, I was able to be part of a powerful conversation in our TeacherGoals Facebook Community. A teacher asked this question, “How does a teacher work with a

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Blankets of Hope: Service-Learning for School Communities

A couple of weeks ago, TeacherGoals Founder, Brad Weinstein, and I sat down with the Blankets of Hope Founders, and brothers, Mike and Nick Fiorito.  They are on

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4 Ways We Can Fight Fatigue & Improve Our Well-Being

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Proactive Restorative Strategies

A vital aspect of the restorative process is the connection focusing on building and nurturing relationships. While there are many ways to do this within our school communities,

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Sarcasm in the Classroom…Just Don’t

I was lucky enough to see Hacking Questions author Connie Hamilton do professional development around her book with a group of educators that represented over 18 school districts

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