Ladder of Participation

Are We Taking Our Students’ Work Seriously Enough?

Are We Taking Our Students’ Work Seriously Enough?

| February 11, 2014 | 5 Comments

In the course of studying different aspects of children’s environments, Dr. Roger Hart noticed that “a lot of supposedly participatory projects had a distinct air of tokenism. Children were being put on display, so to speak, as though they were actively participating, but they were not taken seriously.” He created Hart’s Ladder to help measure the authenticity of the work educators ask students to do.

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