Title

Do You Know What YPAR Is? You Should- It is Evidence-Based to Increase Student Engagement

First Presenter's Institution

Protect Connect Educate Solutions

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Fourth Presenter's Institution

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Location

Session 4 (Ballroom B)

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Relevance

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Brief Program Description

In this session, participants will learn the value of Youth-Led Participatory Action Research (YPAR) as a youth development program model to effectively increase student engagement and build a safe school climate. Recent research on student leadership classes utilizing YPAR as their program model revealed significant evidence that attendance and academic rates each increased when students engaged in YPAR activities. So, what is YPAR? Simply put, “Stop doing the research on the kids and let the kids do the research on themselves!”

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Evidence

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Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

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Presentation Year

2019

Start Date

3-5-2019 8:30 AM

End Date

3-5-2019 9:45 AM

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Do You Know What YPAR Is? You Should- It is Evidence-Based to Increase Student Engagement

Session 4 (Ballroom B)

In this session, participants will learn the value of Youth-Led Participatory Action Research (YPAR) as a youth development program model to effectively increase student engagement and build a safe school climate. Recent research on student leadership classes utilizing YPAR as their program model revealed significant evidence that attendance and academic rates each increased when students engaged in YPAR activities. So, what is YPAR? Simply put, “Stop doing the research on the kids and let the kids do the research on themselves!”