Where Restorative Practice and Dialogue Education Meet

“Remember that your authority over other human beings is an artificial construct.” [1]  I’ve been asking people about their core values and characteristics when they are at their best for over 20 years. I was introduced to this practice through the field of restorative justice. I witnessed mentors help groups identify their core values in […]

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Creating the System: We Make the Road by Walking

I have the honor of working with Matthew Norman from Barcelona, Spain – a colleague and Certified Dialogue Education Practitioner (CDEP). He is teaching pastors in his church community how to use Dialogue Education in designing and delivering sermons. This is important work! Part of the content for the course is about the system we […]

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The Importance of Asking WHY

We ask the why question before determining the appropriate content and learning objectives. – Jane Vella   In the online training world, there are interesting obstacles to designing for a learning-centered event. Some of these include, how to incorporate interactive dialogue, affirmations, feedback, and group work. These challenges seem to work themselves out to some […]

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