There are two kinds of people in the world: those who see the glass as half empty, have a negative attitude about most things and are complacent with the status quo; those who see the glass as half full, have a
Scrolling through social media feeds daily is something that almost any kid does today. Most people see that this is harmless, but others say that it can be a very dangerous thing if educated properly. When any
The distribution of knowledge has drastically changed. Major technological advancements have become revolutionary to our ways of distributing information and communicating. “Inventions of the telephone, telegraph,
Technology is playing a very big role in our society today, and is prevalent in almost everything we do. Whether we are driving a car, or simply being at school. In today’s world we rely heavily on the functions
This is a youth-powered social network that was started in 2003 by a group of teachers from local sites of the National Writing Project.
We merged several earlier blogging projects. We have found that there are many advantages to bringing students together in one site that lives beyond any particular class. It's easier for individual students to read and write about their own passions, to connect with other students, comment on each other's work, and create multimedia posts for each other. Further, it's been exciting for us to pool our knowledge about curriculum, connected learning, and digital literacies.
If being part of such a community makes sense to you, we invite you to join us. We welcome all youth and any teacher interested in having students publish online and participate in the give and take of a social network like Youth Voices.