hot and sticky like fresh taffy the air hangs down on meit pushes on me like an extra gravitational forcebut i couldnt feel more freethree girls make their way down the winding path laughingthe sound rings in
I found your younger self very relatable. I was always very shy and since my family moved around a lot I struggled to speak to my classmates and make friends. Now that I am a senior I have gotten a bit better at using my voice but I still struggle especially in confrontational situations. I especially struggle when forced to say…[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.