I currently teach an intro to LGBTQ course at Michigan State University. The discussions we have in nearly every class revolve around gender, what it is, how we know it, how other’s see it, etc. These discussions
Unfortunately, people have always had a hard time understanding others whose lived experience differs too much from theirs. I agree that more open conversation is an important part of progressing beyond this disconnect.
Sleep is important, especially when you are younger. What you need to do is ask yourself why you are only getting four hours of sleep a night. Is it that you are dealing with stress, or too much homework? Finding
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.