National Educators for Restorative Practices

Teacher Resources


Check In:

Describe how your day is going on a scale of 1-5 (5 being the highest and 1 being the lowest.)


  • If money was no object where would you like to go?

  • What does the word forgiveness mean to you?

  • Read the following quote:

Holding a grudge doesn’t make you strong; it makes you bitter. Forgiving doesn’t make you weak; it sets you free.
— Dave Willis
  • Why is it hard to forgive?


  • Who is the person in your life you need to forgive?



Encourage the person to your left to forgive the person they mentioned.



Stephen Murraycircle