I am intrigued and excited by your story, I am glad that you shared it with people; I have to say I am proud of how well your doing (even though I don’t really know you) and getting a job that most people would dream of having. Most people with disabilities try avoiding to do the things they dream of doing or want to do, I think of you…[Read more]
One thing that stands out for me is, “Resilience is so much more than a word, so much more than a feeling, it is going through a painful experience and coming out the other side. It is living a painful life everyday and yet still living it.” I think this is a powerful sentence because there are so many people in the world going through…[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.