I am satisfied with your post because it is nothing but positivity. You only talk about the good and not the bad. One thing you said that stands out to me is, “The only place I have seen my favorite kind of happiness is Haiti.” I love this because you made your own connection to the type pf happiness that makes you feel good with…[Read more]
I am satisfied with your post because I got an understanding of how people can be as a person and how they can be taught to be racist. One thing you said that stood out to me is, “Someone’s skin color doesn’t define the actions they’ll do, so there’s no need for racism.” I strongly agree with you because everyone is quick to judge someone off of…[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.