Over the last decade, there has been a lot written about growth mindsets. There has been a lot said for adults learning about the concept, and teaching students about the idea. Here I want to elaborate on the role of growth mindsets for meaningful student involvement.
This e-book describes the elements of meaningful student involvement in the context of school change efforts. It presents a five-step cycle of listening, validating, authorizing, mobilizing, and reflecting on student voice; a tool to measure the quality of activities involving student voice; and several examples of what students as researchers, planners, teachers, evaluators, decision-makers, and advocates look … Continue reading Meaningful Student Involvement Guide to Students as Partners in School Change
Meaningful Student Involvement can feature roles for students as learning evaluators. Following is an introduction to these opportunities, including details, stories and resources. INTRODUCTION On one level, teachers are always listening to students’ opinions, checking for comprehension, and whether they have accomplished a task. Another level is reflected in the barrage of student surveys conducted, and the myriad … Continue reading Students as Learning Evaluators
Following are articles written for SoundOut about a variety of topics related to Meaningful Student Involvement. These publications cover student voice, student engagement, student/adult partnerships and more. Articles on Meaningful Student Involvement Intro to Meaningful Student Involvement Making Student Involvement Meaningful Understanding Meaningfulness Tips on Action for Meaningful Student Involvement Spheres of Meaningful Student Involvement … Continue reading Articles by SoundOut
When measuring Meaningful Student Involvement activities, its vital to examine the activities that make up what’s happening. Each activity can include many different parts. Here, SoundOut examines the culture of activities, the actions involved, the barriers in activities and the evaluation of activities. Measuring the Culture of Meaningful Student Involvement When assessing Meaningful Student Involvement its … Continue reading Measuring Activities in Meaningful Student Involvement
This article is about the role of Meaningful Student Involvement in 21st Century Community Learning Centers.
This article is about the connections between student burnout and student voice.
Join SoundOut’s Adam F.C. Fletcher on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 for a powerful, pragmatic, yet radical workshop called “Engagement through Meaningful Student Involvement,” hosted by the Eastern Suffolk BOCES.
The SoundOut Student Voice Curriculum is the only program written for educators to actually engage students as partners to transform our schools. SoundOut can empower students to improve learning, teaching, and leadership better throughout K-12 schools today! SoundOut founding director Adam F.C. Fletcher wrote and piloted this curriculum to teach middle and high school students … Continue reading SoundOut Student Voice Curriculum
Following are the the five main indicators of student engagement I have identified through my work with SoundOut and beyond.