Posts Tagged: Student Voice

Student Consultants: A Student Reflection

As first quarter comes to an end, the pilot Student Consultant program is off and running. As a cumulative presentation on the work and learning that has been done during first quarter, all the Student Consultants put together a brief Presentation of Learning to share with the rest of us what their goals for the year are, who they’ve connected with, and what they’ve accomplished for first quarter.

Winooski Science Welcomes All

Over 300 people showed up to the Winooski STEM Family Fun night to explore what it’s like to learn science by doing science. Starting with a free dinner and culminating with a much anticipated Egg Drop competition, Family Fun Night was a local version of a mini-hands-on-science museum for our community.

School Innovation Seminar Brings Student Voice to School Change

School Change for Burlington High School has been in the works for as long as I can remember. There was a couple hundred thousand dollars here, a few hundred there. All for “School Change.” I recall sitting in meetings with my mother about Nellie Mae grant applications, wondering if all the awesome stuff they were discussing would ever actually come to school. Read more.

New Technology Integrationist and Partnership for Change Member

My name is Adam Provost and for over 20 years I've worked to help students, adults, and schools learn to explore the creative capacity of technology and new approaches to "school" and "learning." I signed on in late August at Burlington High School as a Technology Integrationist (helping teachers innovate), and also as a member of the Partnership for Change Initiative… and I've been busy!

Working Together, We Can Do Better

Students from Burlington High School helped plan and facilitate intergenerational conversations on race and equity in our community last week at ECHO Lake and Aquarium Center. This event was co-sponsored by the Partnership for Change, Mayor Miro Weinberger, State Representative Kesha Ram, The Young Writers Project and other community partners.

New England’s Gigabit High School

Burlington High School sophomores Forest Elliot and William Sutton and representatives from Partnership for Change joined Mayor Miro Weinberger at a press conference announcing BTV Ignite, Burlington’s partnership with US Ignite at Dealer.com today. US Ignite is a White House initiative supported by the National Science Foundation to advance applications and services for next-generation networks across America.

Introducing The Winooski iLab

Winooski Middle/High School has created its first ever personalized and proficiency-based classroom that looks modern, feels comfortable, and is changing the way we look at the learning process.

International Democratic Education Conference

University of Colorado Boulder at the foot of the Flatiron Mountains site of IDEC.

August 4, 2013

The International Democratic Educational Conference (IDEC) has just begun today for the next five days at University of Colorado at Boulder.  Over 400 education change makers from all over the world are attending the annual conference which was last held in the U.S. Read more.