“My instructional strategies teacher is different … He understands that we are young adults who are growing up. He remembers what it was like to be a young person. He talks to us about our life, he gets to know us and he always asks what we need or how he can help. He understands that we have other classes and other things that we have to make a priority.” — Neishaly
This website is dedicated to the valuable lessons we can learn from students’ own experiences about how to create better schools. Decisions about schooling are often made without listening deeply to students themselves. But students are in the best position to understand what they need in order to do well in school.
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