Posts by Paul Allison

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Listening in Minneapolis

Discussion by: paulallison on Fri, 2015-11-20 15:39 with 0 comments

Northside MSP at NWP AM 2015

November's Big Question

Discussion by: paulallison on Sat, 2015-11-07 21:22 with 0 comments

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I'm wondering if we might increase both the multiplicity of our students' voices on Youth Voices LIVE! and ask students to read and annotate the texts that are in NowComment and Hypothes.is about "fairness" at http://youthvoices.net/fairness

Day 2: What makes me unique?

Discussion by: paulallison on Thu, 2015-09-10 16:44 with 0 comments

Day 2: What makes me unique?

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Day 1: Seventh and Sixth Graders on Day 1

Discussion by: paulallison on Wed, 2015-09-09 14:44 with 0 comments

Day 1: First day!

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Hypothes.is - Annotations on Youth Voices

Discussion by: paulallison on Fri, 2015-03-27 14:51 with 0 comments

Wow! This could be a game-changer.

Now on Youth Voices anybody can annotate any discussion post that has been associated with a mission. Profiles are also open for annotations. Try it out.

If you use the tag: Youth Voices your annotation will go to our stream, which you can also find on your member page.

An example of using Genius for a short story

Discussion by: paulallison on Thu, 2015-03-19 15:04 with 0 comments

Yesterday, Rosa, a student at New Directions Secondary School (NDSS) started us off with her annotations on Langston Hughes's "Thank You Ma'am"

http://genius.com/5060775
http://genius.com/5060782
http://genius.com/5060790
http://genius.com/5060807
http://genius.com/5060813
http://genius.com/5060819

Last night Satellite23, who I do not know, added many thoughtful annotations to the story.

Youth Voices LIVE! + Ask Big Questions + NowComment = Connection

Discussion by: paulallison on Tue, 2015-03-10 21:56 with 0 comments

So, what I want to follow through on is using Ask Big Questions and NowComment to have a place for everybody to have a common text and a common reference point for the "month" -- actually 2 or 3 weeks, given vacations and all.

That's the idea I floated some time ago, and I know that there are lots of other pressures and commitments and priorities, but I was wondering if we can't keep Youth Voices LIVE! connected to the Ask Big Questions each month. A

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