Today I Walked…

I walked on behalf of students at a school shooting on May 21, 1998. It was in the late afternoon, about seven hours after a student gunman entered the cafeteria at Thurston High School in [...]

Implementing Restorative Practices in School Discipline

We’ve learned a lot about school discipline in recent years. Namely this: zero tolerance, punishment and discipline-by-the-rules are ineffective methods.   The Uphill Battle of School [...]

The Benefits of Laughter: Resources and References

5 Radical Minutes believes in the benefits of laughter. Did you know that laughter actually releases chemicals that help fight some kinds of cancer? Laughter relieves stress, lowers blood [...]