Our Time


Sound Check: 'Our Time'

In the winter of 2016, a group of students and educators joined creative forces to amplify student voice and help shepherd in a new era of teaching & learning in Vermont.

History of 'Our Time' Project

This media arts project began when a group of students, teachers, and consultants noticed a disturbing trend in the fall of 2015.
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Talking 'Our Time'

Listen as student singers and songwriters discuss the process of writing and recording the song 'Our Time' and how it amplifies student voice and personalized learning.

Youth Discuss ‘Our Time’, Proficiency-Based Learning on WCAX

WCAX Our Time

WCAX :30 - an interview with ‘Our Time’ singer-songwriters Asia Bernatchy and Grace Ecklund Gustavson

Talking 'Our Time' Vignettes: Students explore personalized learning

Talking our Time: Conversations on Personalized Learning / "Youth-Adult Partnerships" from Vermont Folklife Center on Vimeo.


Check out 'Our Time' on The Vermont Agency of Education Website

'Our Time' Resources

UPLogo with words FINAL 5-1-14

There is no greater power than a community discovering what it cares about. 
-Margaret Wheatley 


Listen UP

  • YATST Student Member

    The student-led faculty meeting was unlike anything I have ever seen in terms of students and teachers holding a discussion about a topic as sensitive as their teaching methods. I heard from a lot of teachers in the “go-around” that they were awestruck about what had just happened.

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