The most powerful teaching tool I know is listening closely, so I can build a solid understanding of the student sitting beside me. I can know seven different ways to teach students to retell a story or five ways to figure out the main idea
For over 30 years, the team at the Quaglia Institute for School Voice & Aspirations has been collecting information about what students and teachers think, believe, and feel about school. The data has shown time and time again that students and teachers must exhibit an
A reporter asked me recently if there are examples of student voice or student voice support within the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). I had to say, “Not directly and it depends.”
Not directly. The term “Student Voice” does not appear in the law. There
What does it actually look like when a school values the voices of its most important stakeholders—its students? We talked to the principal and teachers at Paul C. Bunn Elementary School in Youngstown, Ohio. Here’s what they had to say!
This month we’re celebrating School Voice—the culmination of all stakeholders in a school working together as full partners in students’ education. School Voice encompasses Student Voice, Teacher Voice, Principal Voice, and Parent Voice. Our School Voice work was built by Russ Quaglia, who has researched
Russ Quaglia is known for his unwavering dedication to student voice and aspirations. His innovative work is evidenced by an extensive library of research-based publications, prominent international speaking appearances, and a successfully growing list of aspirations ventures. Among these ventures, Dr. Quaglia authored the School