Hacking School Discipline: 9 Ways to Create a Culture of Empathy and Responsibility Using Restorative Justice (Hack Learning Series Book 22)

Hacking School Discipline: 9 Ways to Create a Culture of Empathy and Responsibility Using Restorative Justice (Hack Learning Series Book 22)

Eliminate old-school punishments and create a community of responsible, productive learners

Are you or your teachers frustrated with carrots and sticks, detention rooms, and suspension--antiquated school discipline practices that simply do not work with the students entering our classrooms today? Our kids have complex needs, and we must empower and embrace them with restorative practices that not only change behaviors but transform students into productive citizens, accountable for their own actions.

Replace traditional school discipline with a proven  system, founded on restorative justice 

In a book that should become your new blueprint for school discipline, teachers, presenters, and school leaders Nathan Maynard and Brad Weinstein demonstrate how to eliminate punishment and build a culture of responsible students and independent learners. In Hack Learning Series Book 22, you learn to:

Reduce repeated negative behaviors Build student self-regulation and empathy Enhance communication and collaboration Identify the true cause of negative behaviors Use restorative circles to reflect on behaviors and discuss impactful change

"Maynard and Weinstein provide practical tips and strategies in the context of real-world examples, guided by the imperatives of changing the behavior and preserving the relationship. An important read for teachers and administrators." -Danny Steele, award-winning principal and co-author of Essential Truths for Principals and Essential Truths for Teachers

Before you suspend another student ...

read Hacking School Discipline, and build a school environment that promotes responsible learners, who never need to be punished. Then watch learning soar, teachers smile, and your entire community rejoice.

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    Hacking School Discipline: 9 Ways to Create a Culture of Empathy and Responsibility Using Restorative Justice (Hack Learning Series Book 22) Reviews

  • Angelica Nagy

    This was so informative. I like how it did not give cookie cutter solutions such as behavioral charts and hugs. However instead it gave in depth strategies that help instructors really put communicati...

  • Jonathan Stefanopoulos

    This book offers some quick, practical, and applicable alternatives to traditional school discipline options like suspension and detention. The suggestions and the emphasis on student relationships an...

  • Elise

    I can’t believe how fast I read this, especially since I filled it with post-it note annotation. I have so much to say about this book, but will have to come back to the details later. In summary—...

  • Kari Lyons

    This was one of the best books on restorative practices with practical ideas, modeling, and ways to help teachers better their classrooms for all students while providing a way of educating, encouragi...

  • Kate Laird

    For a high school subject area teacher to read this had very little usable information. The book is composed of tips for handing different situations but seem to come from more of an overarching admin...

  • Mike Bright

    I like the format of the 'Hacking' series, particularly the real life examples and concrete ways to apply the concepts. 'Carrot and stick' is what I grew up on, and I am comfortable with that approach...

  • Joyce Yattoni

    A quick read. Picked up some strategies to use in the classroom that can be utilized quickly and without a lot of prep. For the last few years I admit, my focus has been on the 16 academic outcomes an...

  • Michelle

    I think I just need to stop buying professional development books. I don't find the information new and I end up skimming through them. I got one or two useful ideas from this book, which I previously...

  • Tracie

    As someone who has been teaching students with social/emotional issues for over 20 years, I didn't find anything new in Hacking School Discipline. I did like how clearly written it is and think it's a...

  • Katlyn Powers

    Pretty similar to Love & Logic, but a good reminder all the same. Let’s build some empathy!...