Don’t Let Students Be Misunderstood

All educators are well-meaning in their intentions for students. Nobody wants students to fail, no matter how poorly they are paid, how discriminatory they may be, or how brief/long they’ve worked in schools, there is no teacher, administrator, support staff or other adult in schools who overtly wants students to fail. Adults in schools genuinely want students to getContinue reading “Don’t Let Students Be Misunderstood”

A Renewed SoundOut Program

Challenging Student Voice Recently I was discussing the latest developments happening in the mainstream education conversation today. Student voice is bubbling up more and more frequently across the radar, with folks ranging from curriculum writers to test makers talking about it. Of course, educators continue to share their thoughts on social media, along with studentsContinue reading “A Renewed SoundOut Program”

The Hidden Curriculum of Student Voice

Student voice teaches students and adults. If you agree with that idea, then you’ll want to learn about the hidden curriculum of student voice. Tucked into the heart of this is the understanding of the hidden curriculum of schools. The hidden curriculum of schools shows us that there are the things we teach on purpose,Continue reading “The Hidden Curriculum of Student Voice”