• Student Voice

     Definition:

    Student voice is each student’s ability to influence and impact his/her educational experiences.

    Intentionally honoring student voice results in learner empowerment, strong partnerships, and deep engagement for investment in learning.

     


    THE PILLARS OF STUDENT VOICE

     

    Learner Empowerment

    Student & Teacher Partnerships

         Deep Engagement

    • Self-advocate
    • Respectful and reciprocal communication.
    • Open discussion (opportunity and tools)
    • Choice
    • Input
    • Ownership
    • Empathy for each other.
    • Positive relationships.
    • Informs/Impacts/Influences instruction.
    • Ask. Listen. Respond.
    • Engage in meaningful feedback cycle.
    • Transparency
    • Collaboration in design
    • Relevant and current.
    • Learning transcends the classroom.
    • Strong sense of self.
    • Primary actors of their learning.
    • Active in the betterment of the school and community
    • Vigorous learning experiences
         

     ⟨-----------------------------------  for INVESTMENT IN LEARNING  ------------------------------------⟩

     

    Empowerment means the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one's life and claiming one's rights.