Student voice is being treated as the hottest new commodity in many schools today. Unfortunately, a lot of people still misunderstand the depth, breadth, and potential of the concept.
Category Archives: afterschool
Going to Pittsburg
I’m going to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania next month! The Allegheny County United Way is bringing me in to speak at their bi-annual afterschool gathering, the APOST Conference. I will be on the scene throughout the day, presenting a keynote and a workshop for participants, as well as providing consulting throughout the day. Presented in the first part of theContinue reading “Going to Pittsburg”
Praising Student Voice
There should never, ever be a grade, score, or test for student voice. Reading over a recent report, the researchers suggested a measurement for student voice that accounted for participation and engagement, as well as depth and awareness. I was appalled, if only because of the asinine assumption that there is any student ever whoContinue reading “Praising Student Voice”