Sabotaging Meaningful Student Involvement

Wrangled into the adult-driven education system by force, students are almost always neglected in educational leadership. When they are asked to become involved, they are usually last and their voices are generally tokenized. Either inadvertently or on purpose, this approach sabotages Meaningful Involvement. There are many other ways students and educators stop advancing student voice. Dana Mitra has […]

Overcoming Barriers to Student Voice

You tried to listen to students or you invited students to meetings, and nothing seems to work. Since then, every time you’ve suggested students participate in activities you think are meaningful, they don’t show up; worse yet, they smirk at you and fold their arms. Or you actually tried to speak up in class, and […]