We took part in the #txeduchat on February 26, 2017. Here is a recap of the questions and our responses:
Q1: How important is it that we help kids develop as student leaders?
A1: Helping kids develop as student leaders is the number one way to increase life long learning in the community!
Q2: How can we best assist learners in growing their leadership skills/abilities?
A2: Provide SS with chances to grow and find themselves as leaders in the classroom and community as a whole
Q3: What part does student voice play in empowering students as future leaders?
A3: SS # gives them ownership of their choices and develops their leadership skills! Every voice should be heard!
Q4: Share something you do (or are planning) that empowers students to lead.
A4: Give Ss a voice via # give them a way to empower themselves and grow a voice in the digital age!
Q5: What roles do student leaders play in your classroom, campus, or district?
A5: The best role our Ss play is that of educational leader. As soon as they “win” they teach and we all learn. Their story grows!
Q6: Have your student leaders impacted your community? Share an example.
A6: When we see students take control of their digital citizenship and social media, the community wins! @ is a great fit! They have integrated the community into the classroom, the community is able to see a new side of the classroom. They gave the classroom a new face in the digital age with their voice! # via #
Q7: Which educators/schools are “getting it right” in helping students develop leadership? Give them a shout out!
A7: @ is helping students develop leadership on the # front and everyone in # seems to be on track!
Q8: What will you do this week to help your students become leaders in school, the community, & in life?
A8: It’s we all do each day. Step 1: SHOW UP. Step 2: help Ss tell their story. Step 3: Grow leaders, even if only in their lives.