Curriculum

This curriculum is a continuous process of research and practice with 8 cycles aimed toward creating and implementing a policy.

PAR Process | Form a Strong Team | Essential Questions: What is student voice? Why is it Important? What is YPAR? What is the role of adults in student voice work?

Me and My Community

PAR Process | Reflect on Prior Experiences + Develop Critical Perspectives on What Could be | Essential Questions: How do we identify a probelm? What is a root cause?

Identity Root Problem

PAR Process | Figure out what you know and don't know | Identify Reseach Questions, Meet with Power Players

Research the Problem

PAR Process | Design Research Protocols | Collect Data | Analyze Data | Isolate and Visually Represent Data

Data Collection

PAR Process | Select Action Steps | Analyze Data | Map who has power in relation to the problem

Apply Research Findings

PAR Process | Discuss implications of the data + Map who has power in relation to the problem | Select action steps | "Now what?" | Essential questions: What can we do to make change? | Who needs to see our findings? | What solutinos do we see?

Policy Development

PAR Process | Policy Proposal | Project Evaluation | Vetting Policy | Essential Questions: How do we create a policy proposal? | What is a root cause?

Policy Proposal

PAR Process | Outcome Evaluation | Essential Questions: How do we create a policy proposal? | What is a root cause?

Policy Implementation

Students Making Policy