Questions to Evaluate Student Voice

Following are reflection questions focused on student voice and Meaningful Student Involvement. Find resources to challenge these barriers at SoundOut.org.   Questions to Evaluate Student Voice   Are barriers to student voice and Meaningful Student Involvement being addressed? What steps are taken to ensure that student voice is meaningful? Do students understand the intentions of the process,Continue reading “Questions to Evaluate Student Voice”

Student Voice Is Not The Same As Student Engagement

With more and more people increasingly jumping on the bandwagons of student voice and student engagement, it is becoming increasingly important to define, refine and understand what it is that we’re talking about. It is equally important to critically examine the assumptions informing a lot of this conversation and action, as well as the implications,Continue reading “Student Voice Is Not The Same As Student Engagement”

Selling Students Short

We are selling students short. Many of the very organizations, programs, and agencies that are engaging student voice are oftentimes blindsiding their targets. I say we are selling students short because student voice is often inauthentic. Students are incapacitated from participating fully in conversations about schools. What Makes Student Voice Inauthentic Little Adults: Pulled from their schools, inContinue reading “Selling Students Short”