In my state, children who are 15-18 can get married, but not without the consent of their parents. I have to wonder, should children be able to get married at such a young age? Are they mature enough to understand
Hello Reyondre, I was very interested by your post about music because I think music is a very important instrument in our lives at the moment. The events that are happening have made people feel pessimistic and music is something that seems to bring us together at rough times. Not only has music spoken out about political issues, it has also…[Read more]
For one thing, I am afraid of the ocean, it’s just full of all sorts of things that can kill you. I like staying on the beach because it’s safe and the waves or currents don’t get a chance to drown you. I know
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.