I am from sneakers on soft grass on a dewy morning,from the steady rhythm of breathing and fresh air.I am from hot dry pavements on a sweltering afternoon,from sweaty shirts and itchy grass.I am from the
I liked how you wrote with passion and anger. After I read your post I was upset, especially after reading: “Martínez’s lawyer maintains the 19-year-old should not be found guilty of murder. Instead, he simply participated in a failed abortion attempt.” I agree that justice should be found for Emily and will be actively wa…[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.