Pearson Foundation’s My Voice Announces New Webinars

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Webinar Series Helps Educators and Administrators Create Student-centered Learning Environments

My Voice, a digital initiative from the Pearson Foundation, has announced a series of webinars in partnership with edWeb.net. The webinars will focus on how educators and administrators can gather critical information about students’ perceptions of their experiences at school in an effort to create more student-centered environments.

My Voice helps students articulate their school-inspired sense of self-worth, engagement, and purpose. My Voice uses surveys to gather student perceptions and maps the feedback to 8 Conditions that Make a Difference, the basis for the Aspirations Framework, a proven approach to addressing the educational challenges facing students today, backed by 25 years of research led by Dr. Russell Quaglia, founder of the Quaglia Institute for Student Aspirations (QISA).

Upcoming Webinars:
Wednesday, October 30th - 5:00 p.m. ET/2:00 p.m. PT
Charting Student Aspirations: The Discovery Phase

Presented by Dr. Sandra Reed of the Pearson Foundation, an education industry veteran with 25 years experience.

Who should participate: Educators and administrators at grades 3-12.

The first of three My Voice webinars will highlight My Voice’s three-phase process: Discovery; Community-building; and Collaborative Action. The discussion will focus on the importance of student perceptions and how to use this information to tackle issues within a school. Participants will also have an opportunity to ask questions.

Please note subsequent webinars will take place on November 20 and December 17, 2013, and will provide attendees with in-depth knowledge surrounding community-building and collaborative action practices.

To participate in the webinar on October 30, simply login at http://www.instantpresenter.com/edweb25 at 5:00 p.m. ET/2:00 p.m. PT. As a member of the edWeb.net community, pre-registration is not required. This webinar will be archived for future viewing.

To learn more about My Voice, visit http://myvoice.pearsonfoundation.org/.

About the Pearson Foundation
The Pearson Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, extends Pearson’s commitment to education by partnering with leading nonprofit, civic and business organizations to provide financial, organizational and publishing assistance across the globe. The foundation aims to make a difference by sponsoring innovative educational programs and extending its educational expertise to help in classrooms and in local communities. More information on the Pearson Foundation can be found at http://www.pearsonfoundation.org.

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