The Problem of “Racing” To The Top

Learning is not a race. It is not a battle, it is not a war, it is not a pesky insect in your ear. Learning is something that all people do by nature of being human, and it is something to embrace. For some of my readers, this might be a bit pedantic, something thatContinue reading “The Problem of “Racing” To The Top”

10 Ways Adults Can Show They Care About Student Voice

Just telling students you care about student voice isn’t the way to engage students in schools. As a teacher, principal, counselor, or other adult in schools, you set the tone and create the climate for student voice to be an effective tool in the school improvement arsenal. Check out the following 10 Ways Adults Can Show They Care About Student Voice.

Access = Empowerment

There are adults in our society who insist on deciding what, how, when, where, why and who young people can access. Questions like this seems to plague their minds: Who does my child hang around with? What should my students read? When can I tell her the truth? Why would they possibly want to know?Continue reading “Access = Empowerment”