Provides a step-by-step guide to setting up and conducting restorative justice conferences, and includes stories from actual conferences.
Katy Hutchison tells how she became a Restorative Justice advocate following the murder of her first husband.
Three educationalists discuss the theory and practice of character education and debate whether failure is an essential stop on a child's road to success. Co-Presented with NBC News's "Education Nation." (Video from the Aspen Institute)
After Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school, she quickly realized that IQ wasn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of "grit" as a predictor of success.
Carol Dweck researches "growth mindset:" the idea that we can grow our brain's capacity to learn and to solve problems. A great introduction to this influential field.
The Academy of Social Emotional Learning in Schools provides a brief overview of SEL and discusses why it is important in the context of a school's overall culture and climate.
The Academy of Social Emotional Learning in Schools provides a brief overview of the importance of a positive school culture and climate.
This document outlines what we believe are central components of a strong academics strategy.
This framework creates a common language to facilitate the exchange of effective teaching practices across the KIPP network.
This document represents our current ideal instructional design for a K-8 math classroom, aligned with the Common Core State Standards.