Videos by and about the Quaglia Institute.
The progression of almost 40 years of research and fieldwork on voice and aspirations has led to the School Voice Process, which represents a dynamic process that allows all stakeholders in the school community to develop their voice in a way in which it is heard, respected, and valued.
Dr. Quaglia continued his discussion on global school improvement efforts with Gavin Dykes, Program Director of the Education World Forum and the Asian Summit on Education and Skills. Gavin and Russ involved participants to cover common obstacles to teacher and student voice, and different ways to overcome them.
School Voice: Amplifying Success (January)
Dr. Russ Quaglia's monthly webinar series continued with a brief overview and update of the various School Voice efforts happening around the world. Mr. Steve Kenning, Chief Executive of the Aspirations Academies Trust, joined this webinar to share experiences from Great Britain.
School Voice efforts around the world. Simon Feasey from the UK, and Melissa Phillips Morse from Cobb County, Georgia, talk about how they implemented school voice and the tremendous effect it has had on both teachers and students. Learn how teacher engagement and student achievement are going through the roof.
How can we most influence student learning? Russ Quaglia and Michael Corso review their research and discuss practical tips for making your classroom and your school powerful drivers for student learning AND teacher satisfaction.
Dr. Quaglia was joined by Ingrid Paalman-Dijkenga from the Netherlands, Susan Koulianos and her team from Harding Elementary School in Youngstown, Ohio, and Dr. Lisa Lande, Executive Director of the Teacher Voice and Aspirations International Center.
School Voice: Amplifying Success (December)
Video of Dr. Russ Quaglia's webinar from Dubai, with Mr. Andrew Torris, Director of Universal American School of Dubai.
School Voice: Amplifying Success (November)
Audio recording of November 2015 webinar.
Dr. Russell J. Quaglia is a globally recognized pioneer in the field of education, known for his unwavering dedication to student voice and aspirations. He has been described by news media as America's foremost authority on the development and achievement of student voice and aspirations.
Can we give students their voice without teachers having voice as well? Authentic deep learning occurs best in open environments, where both teachers and students can take risks and feel they have a role in decisions. Participants discuss the impact they can have on education and the obstacles, tips, and tricks to more open educational environments.
Student Voice, Aspirations, and Santa Claus
In two sessions using the cutting edge webinar format, Shindig, Dr. Quaglia and Dr. Corso discussed the importance of student voice and how that impacts student aspirations and overall student success in schools. They shared from both the Student Voice and Teacher Voice Surveys and implications for Santa will be evident.
Education Fast Forward EFF11: Mobile Learning for the Masses
Mobile learning has triggered the discussions about the unfulfilled potential of technology in education. With quite different meanings according to contexts, m-learning has recently emerged as a major opportunity to transform school education, bring more learning opportunities at home or even to reach marginalized populations, be that from a geographical or social perspective.
A short video interview with Russell Quaglia and Michael Corso filmed at Corwin Press.
Dr. Russ Quaglia shares his concern about the multiple goals schools have. He suggests schools should prepare students to just be ready (period). This was part of his message at ASCD14 @EveryLearner Someday is Now!
Dr. Russ Quaglia discusses how teachers know best in the run up to ASCD14 @EveryLearner.
Dr. Russ Quaglia believes students must be partners in decision making if we are serious about wanting schools to improve. This was part of his message at ASCD14 @EveryLearner Someday is Now!
Dr. Russ Quaglia's ASCD Preview
A preview of Dr. Russ Quaglia's presentation at ASCD14 @EveryLearner.
Why Learner Voice
Gavin Dykes, Education World Forum; Dr. Russell Quaglia & Dr. Michael Corso, QISA
International leader in educational innovation and technology, Gavin Dykes, joins QISA President & Founder, Dr. Russell Quaglia for a discussion of how personalization can increasingly lead to learning that is better-tuned to student aspirations, enthusiasms, and ambitions.
Cultural Competency & the "Relationship Gap": Closing the Achievement Gap
Dr. Rhonda Talford Knight
Dr. Rhonda Talford Knight asks, "How do we address the 'Relationship Gap' that exists between culturally diverse students and teachers?" This webinar explores three main topics: how we define culture, the role culture plays in teaching and learning, and cultural competency.
Aspirations & Architecture: Constructing the Heart
This visionary webinar presents a conceptual architectural design in which to infuse the heart of student aspirations: a product-based, community-focused curriculum that provides students with the ability and opportunity to transform their communities.
Program Evaluation: How to Count What Really Counts
Sarah Rawlings, Director of Research and Evaluation, QISA
With a focus on professional educators who drive decisions based on data, rather than "data-driven decision-making," this webinar will help educators evaluate programs in a way that leads to action.
Engaging Students: From Responsibility for Self to National Leaders
Dawn Haywood, Chief Executive, Student Engagement Trust & Director, Aspirations Academies Trust
This webinar explores an approach to student voice and leadership that provides a pathway for students to take responsibility for themselves and their own learning.
The New Normal in Education: Vision for a New Learner
Raymond J. McNulty, Dean of Education, SNHU
The once passive role of the student is transforming into that of a learner - a more active, independent, and self-empowered role. This webinar considers this monumental shift and the implications it has for the professional educator.
New Pedagogies for Deep Learning
Dr. Maria Langworthy, Chief Research Officer, Michael Fullan Enterprises
This webinar introduces the New Pedagogies for Deep Learning Global Partnership, and discusses how this initiative is working to mobilize learning to help students achieve their aspirations.
iKnow My Class: Seeing Your Classroom From the Other Side of the Desk
Dr. Michael Corso & Julie Hellerstein, QISA
This webinar provides an overview of how iKnow My Class captures the real issues that impact student learning beyond content - relevance, meaningful engagement, and positive relationships.
Student Voice: Are We Ready?
Dr. Russell Quaglia & Dr. Michael Corso, QISA
Despite a growing fan base, student voice has not yet been meaningfully integrated within our schools; this webinar features a discussion between QISA leaders, Dr. Russell Quaglia and Dr. Michael Corso, about the readiness factors that must be assessed and revisited in schools seeking to foster purposeful dialogue with students.
iKnow My Class Screencast
Dr. Michael Corso, QISA Chief Academic Officer
This instructional video will introduce users to the iKnow My Class interface. It is additionally available in chapters on our QISA YouTube site.
Race to the Top & My Voice
Dr. Russell Quaglia, QISA President & Founder
Dr. Russell Quaglia speaks about My Voice Ohio in the Race to the Top effort.