8 Keys to Student Voice in Learning

Student Voice, which is any expression of any student about anything related to education and learning, can be infused into all classrooms to help students learn better.

It can be easy to misbelieve that Student Voice is just about letting students have a say in what, how, why, when, or where they’re taught. That is not true. Student Voice is any expression of students. Here are some points to guide your understanding about Student Voice and learning.

  1. All Student Voice Matters. 
  2. Every Learning Relationship Matters.
  3. Students Aren’t Incomplete. 
  4. Total Responsibility Is Shared. 
  5. Students Know Things. 
  6. Equity, Not Equality. 
  7. It’s About Learning, Teaching, AND Leadership.
  8. Student Voice Requires More Than Just Talking.

Want to learn more? Check out The Guide To Student Voice by Adam Fletcher, available now on Amazon.com. In a simple, easy-to-read format, its detail all the major details anyone needs to know about student voice, including what it is, when it happens, who its for, why it matters, and how to engage students in student voice work. 
Written by Adam Fletcher, this article was originally posted to http://commonaction.blogspot.com. Learn more at adamfletcher.net!

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For almost two decades, Adam F. C. Fletcher has led international outreach focused on engaging people successfully. Working with thousands of youth-serving nonprofits, K-12 schools, government agencies, international NGOs and other organizations around the world, his work spans the fields of education, public health, economic development and social services, and includes professional development, public speaking, publishing, social media and more. He founded the Freechild Institute for Youth Engagement, SoundOut and CommonAction, as well as writing more than 50 publications and 500 articles. He has also established 150-plus community empowerment projects.

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