George Lucas Educational Foundation
Student Voice

Developing Agency With Student-Led Conferences

When students lead meetings with their parents and teachers, they gain a voice in their education and develop skills like goal-setting and metacognition.

January 14, 2019
George Lucas Educational Foundation

This video is part of our How Learning Happens series, which explores teaching practices grounded in the science of learning and human development. 

Schools That Work

University Park Campus School

Public, Urban
Grades 7-12
Worcester, MA

Edutopia developed this series in collaboration with the National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development, with support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

For related information, please see the National Commission’s report “From a Nation at Risk to a Nation at Hope.”

Special thanks to the Science of Learning and Development Initiative, Turnaround for Children, Learning Policy Institute, American Institutes for Research, and EducationCounsel.

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