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Elevating Student Voice

How to Enhance Student Participation, Citizenship and Leadership, 1st Edition

By Nelson Beaudoin

Routledge

132 pages

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Description

This book demonstrates what schools can do to enhance student participation and engagement. It shows educators how to:

- create opportunities for students to practice democracy and civic responsibility.

- develop a "school for each kid"

- get students to care Examples include

- Community service

- Peer Helpers

- Peer Mediators

- Student-directed programs and events

- Student feedback to teachers

- Student-led conferences

- Students on interviewing committees

- Students on the School Board

- Student publications

- Student speakers

. . . and more

Also highlighted in this book are the exciting and enriching activities of First Amendment Schools.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Magic of Student Voice

1 Changing the View

2 Changing the Practice

3 Paying Heed to Student Voice

4 Linking Classroom and Community

5 Showcasing Talents, Building Skills

6 Educating for Citizenship

7 Highlighting the First Amendment

8 Finding Inspiration for the Journey

Conclusion: Closing the Circle

Bibliography

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General