Featuring a selection of restorative videos from the web, including Restorative Circles in action (from elementary to high school); Conflict 180 in the media; and videos featuring restorative principles such as vulnerability, perspective taking, and courage. Great to watch with students or as a learning tool.

1. Circles in Action

Burning Bridges: “Burning Bridges” is a 35-minute documentary about the arson of Mood’s Bridge, a historic covered bridge in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA, and the restorative conference held in its wake.


Restorative Circles: Creating a Safe Environment for Students to Reflect (Pearl-Cohn High School, Nashville TN; published February 2018)Daily Zone Meeting Pearle-Cohen HS Nashville

A Restorative Approach to Discipline (Chicago Public Schools – various grades; published July 2014)Chicago Public Schools circle

Using Dialogue Circles to Support Classroom Management (Glenview Elementary, Oakland CA; published July 2014)Dialogue Circles for Classroom Management Glenview Elementary

Colorado High School replaces punishment with “talking circles” (Hinkley HS, Aurora CO; published February 2014)Hinkley HS Colorado circle with parents

2. Conflict 180 in the Media

Elaine talks about restorative practices in schools with Sara Balgoyen (IBARJ) and Don Owen (USD 116) on Sheri Williamson’s WEFT “In the Know” show (October 22).

Elaine talks about restorative justice on Sheri Williamson WEFT’s “In the Know”  show (August 13, 2018).

Mikhail Lyubansky from Conflict 180 talks to WCIA-3 about shifting from punitive to restorative discipline (April 11, 2018)

Mikahail WCIA-3

WCIA-3 features Restorative Circles at Urbana High School – a Conflict 180 collaboration

3. Restorative Principles

The Danger of a Single Story (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at TEDGlobal 2009) Danger of Single Story

The Power of Vulnerability (Dr. Brene Brown at TedX Houston 2010) Brene Brown Vulnerability

Do you know of a video resource that needs to be included here?


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