Adopt-A-Classroom is putting Restorative Practices
into practice in the classroom setting. It is not a punitive measure, rather collaboration between the Dean of Students, classroom teacher, and students to explore new skills and strategies outside traditional methods of education to optimize the learning enviroment without interruption to instruction.
The Dean of Students will actually come into the classroom of disruptive students and plan lessons with the teacher incorporating resortative strategies into the daily lessons for a particular content area. The primary goal is culivate a learning environment free of behaviorial disruption. It is proactive approach to eliminate the need for disciplinary action through addressing behaviors before one gets in trouble.