How to inspire student leadership

02/26/2013 | Edutopia.org

Students of all backgrounds can be empowered to become leaders, middle-school math teacher and coach José Vilson writes in this blog post. He writes how his own students recently decided to take the lead in raising money for Hurricane Sandy relief. Vilson suggests that teachers frame the lesson as a story, feel comfortable with silence if students do not respond immediately and encourage students to be independent.

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