As a school librarian, my focus is on students who are not typically given a platform to express their thoughts, feelings, and ideas. There are specific ways that amplifying student voice has progressed in my library that offer students an authentic audience.
Instead of guessing at what your students want to read, get them involved in the collection development process. Not only will you get the benefit of student-curated lists for purchase or donation, but students get to learn more about the art of selecting books and are also able to take ownership of what is available in their library. Read More
Harvard's Democratic Knowledge Project collaborated with librarians to help partner libraries learn about the Ten Questions for Young Changemakers framework, experiment on their own, and develop new learning modules and program resources to help other librarians implement the Ten Questions to cultivate civic learning. Read More