Circlekeep, Circlekeep, Circlekeep. The best path to a Circle-tator, or Circle facilitator.

The Circle keeper is the person who facilitates the Circle.  The word "facilitator" is not used because it implies a more formal role.  More formal meaning the power of hierarchy is…

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Working with your Circle members, engage the age and interests.

Keeping Circle requires an awareness of the emotional state of the members in the Circle.  When we are talking about what people have done in violation of the law, I…

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Restorative Justice Circles increase L-factor, likeability.

It was just a quick 2 and a half hour training session, introducing the middle school staff to concepts of Restorative Justice and Circles.  The format was in Circle.  The…

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Distracting Circlekeeper technique and suggestions for being centered.

This happened a few years ago, but for some reason it popped in my head recently.  I remember it vividly, and I was thinking how amazing it was that the…

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