I agree with your statement about people believing in something supernatural after death. I believe that people make up these things to either cope with their own guilt of what they have to die with or just as you said, scared to die. I agree with you saying how some people have illusions from almost dieing because there really is no…[Read more]
I relate on many different levels on how you feel about the relationship between school and stress. My close friends are in sports and many are suffering from lack of sleep or a poor social life, not just with friends but with family as well. When you said “I want to know the hard facts about stress in teens and how it affects us…[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.