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Student Voices Blog

Student-Teacher Relationships in Revere

August 8, 2019

Rising 8th grade students in Revere Public Schools sit down to discuss their experiences with advisory and to share how it affects their learning to have meaningful relationships with adults.

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Project-based Learning at Garfield Middle School

August 8, 2019

In Garfield Middle School’s second year of implementation through the Massachusetts Personalized Learning Network, student are exploring the advantages of a project-based learning curriculum through robotics.

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Word Cloud: What should students know and be able to do when they graduate high school?

March 21, 2019

As high school seniors across the country prepare to graduate in a few short months, we asked students at Quabbin Regional High School and Somerville High School “what do you think high school graduates should know and be able to do?” Check out their answers in the word cloud featured below!

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Vlog: Wachusett Regional School District

January 22, 2019

We speak to 6th-grade student Hayden about his experiences in middle school so far, and the changes he would like to see.

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Manchester West High School

December 17, 2018

Two students at Manchester High School West share their experiences working as part of the school's redesign team.

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Somerville High School

December 11, 2018

In this feature, we hear from an 11th grade student at Somerville High School in Massachusetts.

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An approach to teaching and learning that is flexible and adaptable, adjusting the system to the individual students and what they need to be successful in today's diverse, global world.
Students exercise voice and choice in their learning, embracing their individual strengths, needs, interests, and cultural backgrounds.
The ability to use the cultural characteristics, experiences, and perspectives of culturally and linguistically diverse learners as conduits for teaching them more effectively. (Geneva Gay, 2002)
Developed in a way that ensures a barrier-free environment for all students, ensuring that every student, particularly those within historically underserved groups, has what they need to be successful. To be truly equitable, schools must not only have equity of opportunity, but of outcomes.
The process of envisioning, designing, and implementing a school model, either from scratch as a way of redesigning and disrupting the existing educational system, or as part of the transformation of an existing school.