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Getting admin support for having students post on open networks like YV | Last week, on Teachers Teaching Teachers, a group talked about issues for those who are new to Youth Voices. A question came up about getting administrator support for students participating in open... Added on Friday, January 30, 2015 - 13:10, with
Exploring Missions, Describing a Work, Creating Missions | Missions 1. Overview: Here are some Missions to look at: Photographable Question Answer “Who Am I” with Four Photos Interactive Ethical Story Using Scratch Black Boy Annotating Together: Articles... Added on Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 16:11, with
Letters to the Next Mayor of New York City | If you have already started working with students on Letters to the Next Mayor: How did you get it started? What were the things you did to prepare them? What did you notice students needed? What was... Added on Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 16:03, with
Missions: What project are you working on in Youth Voices? | Think of a Mission that might work for your class and your students even if you cannot actually do it with them yet. For example, with a group of seniors heading toward graduation: Create a project,... Added on Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 16:01, with
Exploring the missions | Missions on Youth Voices are invitations to make something that is personally meaningful and something that you will want to share on Youth Voices. More information on missions, as well a list of... Added on Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 15:55, with
Managing the digital flow | We're going to go ahead and turn a question that Amal had into a task. In an email to the group he wrote: I'm interested in discussing with everyone ideas for setting up a gradebook around YV... Added on Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 15:50, with
Thoughts about "Be you" | To "be you" is find your own space of permission. When we make these video-, audio-, or written journals, we're playacting or experimenting with the invisible parts of a healthy, self-directed... Added on Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 15:47, with
An inductive introduction to Youth Voices | Let's use the most common activity on Youth Voices -- commenting on discussions -- to get to know the site more when each of us report back what we've found there. This is a great way to start, for... Added on Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 15:43, with
Setting up a profile on Youth Voices | The first three things you might ask students to do after you have registered them and added them as members is to write a few paragraphs about themselves, make a list of 10 questions about self and... Added on Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 15:36, with
Setting up a school page | This is a bit more of a pain that it should be, but the results are worth the effort! This gives you one easy way to see all your students' pages. Also, sometime after your students have started... Added on Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 15:09, with
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the ongoing struggle | Carmen, Thanks for writing this. I too shed tears... 1 week 3 days ago in response to Remembering our Jimmies in our community
things must change | Jose, Thank you for writing this. I agree that "... 1 week 3 days ago in response to Selma Film Reaction
deportation policy | Yasmin, thank you for writing about this very... 3 weeks 17 hours ago in response to Deportation
DACA, DAPA, and more | Hi, Alma. Thanks for writing about this very... 3 weeks 17 hours ago in response to Deportation affects families
David and Goliath | Hi, Claire. I too like Malcolm Gladwell. I just... 4 weeks 1 day ago in response to Blink
powerful | Lorena, I really like this poem. Thank you for... 6 weeks 3 days ago in response to Emmett Till poem
thanks for writing | Alex, Thanks for writing this. Your ideas... 27 weeks 3 days ago in response to Wars of Homosexuality
eating meat | Thanks for writing this, Stephanie. You make... 41 weeks 5 days ago in response to Is it right to eat animals?
thank you | Thank you for sharing this. It is, in a word,... 1 year 27 weeks ago in response to Miles (Spoken Word)
borders | I live near the Mexican border and am very... 1 year 27 weeks ago in response to Without Borders