When people look at me they see a girl who wears black most of the time. That’s their dominant narrative of me, but they don’t know who I am until they meet me. They think that I’m depressed or emo and they s
I feel empowered about your post, Leaders, can you hear me because all the things you say are true. One sentence you wrote that stands out to me is “I believe leader of America should put themselves in our shoes and feel what we have to go through.” This stood out to me because they look at everything at a different point of view.…[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.