The objects in my shadow box represent my counter narratives and on the outside there is illustrations that represent my dominant narratives. When people look at me, they see a young women who doesn’t speak up
I am very proud about your description because you included your race and ethnicity (vocab words!) which really brings out your counter narratives. This not only proves how proud you are of your background but also your courage of expressing that you are a strong latino. Thank you for sharing your work, keep this up and you´ll have a…[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.