Research has already been done on putting more security measures in school - they don't work - building relationships with students is the way to go.
Read this guide to find out about different restorative practices in schools and things to think about when implementing in schools and communities.
Watch this video of school process that incorporates mediation into restorative justice.
Using the Common Core Exemplar Texts, three books at each grade span (K-1, 2-3, 4-5) have been chosen as a conduit to help you facilitate discussions about conflict. This is the perfect opportunity to expose students to quality literature and help them refine their conflict resolution skills.