Creating powerful, practical and effective learning opportunities should the goal of every educator committed to increasing student power. When students have voice, authority, and take action to improve in learning, they find meaning in what they’re doing. Working to build student commitment to community, democracy and education requires Meaningful Student Involvement in learning.
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How To Listen To Others
In order to be heard, we have to learn to listen. Listening can be simple, painless and easy; it can also be complex, painful and hard. Either way, we have to learn to listen if we want to get past just hearing what is being said. This is how to listen to others. Open myContinue reading “How To Listen To Others”
The Excitement of Project Based Learning
Project Based Learning has become an essential arrow in the quiver of youth development and education. But are we doing it right? As I present on youth engagement through Project Based Learning, I’m reminded of research I’ve done on youth-driven programming across the country. So often, when they’re leading projects, youth choose to take actionContinue reading “The Excitement of Project Based Learning”