Restorative Practices
At Miles ELC the counselor provides the following services/opportunities to remove barriers to learn
Regularly scheduled community building classroom circles

Guidance and Support – during unstructured outdoor play activities
Individual Planning with students, parents, and teachers – working with individuals or small groups to address social issues
Individual academic and behavioral counseling
Classroom lessons on socio emotional learning
Responsive Services – using restorative questions to promote reflection and healing in situations involving conflict:

What happened?
What were you thinking at the time?
What have you thought about since?
Who has been affected by what you have done? In what way?
What do you think needs to happen to make things better?
Alex Garcia, Counselor

Miles Exploratory Learning Center
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