Juggling It All to Achieve Systemic Change
Dr. Kwame Morton and Ms. Allison Staffin
The job of the modern day school administrator is an extremely challenging one. Cherry Hill High School West has established an all-encompassing approach to certify that the focus is on student achievement while ensuring that students feel a sense of value, acceptance, belonging, and ultimately Self-Worth. The school has named this approach No Child Left Invisible.
Based on a decade of research conducted at the Stanford University Center on Adolescence, Heather Malin explores how educators and schools can promote purpose through attention to school culture, curriculum, project learning, service learning, and other opportunities. This book includes profiles of six organizations working in schools across the US that have made purpose development a priority, including the Quaglia Institute.
Student Voice: A growing movement within education that benefits students and teachers
Kendel St. John & Lori Briel
For decades, special educators have recorded post-secondary education goals identified by students and their families on the Individualized Education Program (IEP). This process of listening to students and supporting their ideas is just one example of the larger concept of student voice.
A report on the Spring 2016 ASCD Whole Child Symposium. "The Engagement Gap: Making each school and every classroom an all-engaging learning environment."
TES Connect Article on Student Voice
Biggest ever survey of young people finds that they want to "matter". Teachers should give students a far greater say in how schools are run and focus as much on relationships as they do on subjects, according to the largest survey of young people ever undertaken.
The My Education Report was made for young people, by young people. Led by nine Youth Ambassadors from the U.K., My Education was produced with Pearson Foundation and Teach First, and uses My Voice data to present key issues for today's youth.
21st Century Skills and the Workplace
Microsoft Partners in Learning, Pearson Foundation, and Gallup
This Gallup report, published in partnership with Microsoft Partners in Learning and Pearson Foundation, explores the relationships between 21st century skills developed in the classroom, student aspiration in schools, and perceived quality of work later in life. QISA research in the field of student aspirations was used to inform their research.
Aspiring to Success
This Education Week article highlights how schools have utilized the Quaglia School Voice surveys, and the positive impact it can have on a school.