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Friday, March 30 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Prioritizing Student Voice and Engagement

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According to a national sample of YouthTruth student responses, only 1 in 2 secondary students enjoy coming to school most of the time. And less than half feel that what they’re learning in class helps them outside of school. Part of engaging students is giving them a voice in their instruction, and a role in school improvement. How can a school or district systematically empower student-driven ideas, questions, and goals? How can we integrate student voice authentically, honestly, and proactively? In this session, you’ll hear from a school network leader, a teacher, and High Tech High students about how they move from feedback to action. We’ll provide a model for analyzing student feedback data, and guiding productive conversations when the results are surprising. You’ll have the chance to sink your teeth into a sample scenario, share your experiences and insights, and leave with resources to increase student engagement and ownership.



Vice President, Mid-Pacific Institute

Mark Poole

High Tech High
avatar for Sachi Takahashi-Rial

Sachi Takahashi-Rial

Manager, Partnerships, YouthTruth Student Survey
Talk to me about: Student voice and leadership, how to measure engagement and relationships, and how to make data actionable!

Friday March 30, 2018 9:00am - 10:30am PDT
HTE 108