Upper Canada District School Board partners with Lanark County Elementary Schools and LCCJ in creati

Lanark County Community Justice's BE STRONG Program partners

with UCDSB's Rural Elementary School's Outdoor Classroom Design process.

Knowledge Sharing Circle as a Restorative Practice in the Classroom to share ideas in a safe and inclusive environement. Maple Grove elementary students, teachers, administration and Lanark County Community Justice Circle Facilitators share garden design ideas while passing the talking piece and respecting the circle guidelines (speak only when you have the talking piece, suspend judgement, listen attentively and with eye contact)

A Restorative Circle Garden as an Outdoor Classroom

on Maple Grove Elementary School Playground

Garden Classrooms and Restorative Practices on the Elementary School Playground

"The Garden is a master teacher of responsibility and decision making. In taking responsibility for a living, growing ecosystem