Youth Voices

This collection pulls together the research by Josyln Young. Young "wanted to figure out more about what teaching, learning, and pedagogy look like beyond the classroom" and studied young producers at the Philadelphia Student Union and Chester Voices for Change and how they learn and master skills in media production.
Live from DML2013: Ignite Talk - Christina Cantrill Video of Live from DML2013: Ignite Talk - Christina Cantrill All rights reserved. Sharing my DML2013 Ignite so that I can link and attribute all the great work that inspired it: John Dewey Image public domain Image CC BY-NC-SA by Luca9200 Image found at El Laberinto; reference A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism...
This week has been crazy to say the least.  On the other hand, it has been phenomenal! Tuesday, my 2nd hour seventh grade class began an adventure I felt was worth taking.  For quite some time a writing project colleague and myself had discussed having our classes collaborate with each other using Google Hangout.  If you do not have prior knowledge of Google Hangout, it is just that, an online...
Originally posted as a blog post February 2012. I tried to explain what this means to me in my own learning in a screen-cast this last summer: Now comes a few examples from my students. I ask my students to do a bit of research and some writing about a burning question they have about something of interest to them. More about my curriculum here. I'm interested in this notion of connected...
Cross-posted from In Community This past Tuesday there was a Connected Learning conversations titled "The Realities of Youth and Peer Culture: Balancing Learning Opportunities and Risks" that I thought was really interesting and made even more so because of the contributions of Chappelle Campbell who is a student at The Bronx Academy Senior High. She was participating with her teacher Paul...
I’m not sure what they add up to yet, but I’m ready to offer a few stories in response to Hurricane Sandy. Maybe you can help us make them count. Two weeks after Sandy, in a front page article of The New York Times, Raymond Hernandez writes what those of us who live in the New York-New Jersey area already know: “It is clear that the effects of the storm are still being acutely felt.” (Cuomo Will...
Summer session has begun at P2PU and two study groups, scheduled to run July 9-23, are now open for sign-up. A third study group, Connected Learning with Youth Voices is open and ongoing -- they invite any teacher interested in having students publish online and participate in the connected learning of a social network like YouthVoices.net. This is a nice opportunity to get involved with a global...
Catch TTT's 300th milestone episode May 30 at 9 p.m. EDT/6 p.m. PDT at edtechtalk.com/ttt . TTT 269_0.jpg At about the time a new social network called Facebook was launching back in 2004, a series of groundbreaking developments was making it possible to share more than just text and pictures via the Web. An upstart Internet phone service called Skype allowed you...
I tried to explain what this means to me in my own learning in a screen-cast this last summer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaNoD9RlQg0&feature=youtu.be Now comes a few examples from my students. I ask my students to do a bit of research and some writing about a burning question they have about something of interest to them. More about my curriculum here: https://docs.google.com/open?id=...
Educators offer instruction, support, guidance, opportunities, challenges, resources, but how do teaching and learning really occur in out-of-school media literacy education programs? This resource takes a deeper look at some key characteristics of pedagogy in two youth media programs in the Philadelphia area. As part of my Stoneleigh Junior Fellowship with Research for Action in 2010-2011, I...

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