I think that this is a cool idea. I personally like rugby so I decided to check out what you have to say. I have found a few websites that I think can and will help you when you start your research and maybe, help you make a convincing argument for rugby. The first website, http://www.rochester.edu/team/benefits-of-sports-to-students/ is…[Read more]
Moiranda, I just took your survey and I think what you’re doing is very interesting. I think it’s important to see how and where people see sexism especially in our age group (I mean, the site is called youth voices). I like how you said sexism and didn’t split it up and only ask about women in relation to sexism. If you think about it, sexism…[Read more]
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.