Thursday, March 23, 2017

Educational Links 3/24/17

Do Private-School Vouchers Promote Segregation?

Teacher Tip: Switch the Homework Order

Is Technology Holding Students Back?

Community Walks Create Bonds of Understanding

8 Teacher Podcasts That Are Totally Worth A Listen

DeVos' Challenge: Tuning Her Message as New Education Secretary

5 tips for getting blended learning right

School Suspensions Have Plunged: We Don't Yet Know If That's Good News

If a disruptive student can't be removed from class, what should be done instead? The prevailing alternative is a set of practices known as "restorative justice." The philosophy behind it could be summed up as: "The kids who are misbehaving are also members of the school community," says Kelly Welch, a criminologist who studies the topic at Villanova University.
"Something's going on with them that we can't punish away, or we're going to be seeing them again, either in the principal's office or criminal justice system," Welch adds.

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