Hadley, I would like to say that it is amazing how you put so much dedication at something you thought you weren’t good at. This piece really connected to me because I once thought I wasn’t good at a sport because of my size and weight but I continued to push my self and gained weight and worked out constantly, I made it my mission to be the best…[Read more]
I really like how you realized the importance of family at a young age. I realized it at a young age and I had to go through my parents having a divorce and having to how much it killed my dad to not be with her anymore. I distanced myself from my family because I had no interest to talk to them but soon I realized that family is all you have.…[Read more]
I believe in the word integrity, which means being honest when someone is around and when they are not. In my perspective integrity is a keyword, and this keyword is a major thing in life. Everyone needs to have
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.