Since the introduction of #TeachersPals into the 5/6J classroom student agency has increased 100%. The research tells us that every child needs a champion.

Maureen O’Rouke and Penny Addison – EdPartnerships International (2017) point out “that opportunities to apply, activate and/or pursue their learning in local and global contexts, forming new kinds of community learning partnerships and making contributions as active citizens is highly motivating.”

As we trial this concept of positive relationships and the positive use of digital citizenship the change in student self esteem and ownership has shifted as students have that special person that they can connect to and connect to not just about learning about interests, opinions and life.

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