Giving Students a Say

September 12, 2007 1 min read

In a recent TLN article, educator Ariel Sacks suggests negotiating classroom management with students—and really listening to what they have to say. “My students and I battled burnout through honest dialogue, and [after we negotiated the routine together] they worked more productively than I had imagined possible,” Sacks says.

Should students have a say in the classroom routine? If so, how much? Is this approach practical?

A version of this news article first appeared in the Teacher Talkback blog.