Youth Voices Inquiry Project:A community and a platform
New York City Writing ProjectInstitute for Literacy Studies
Lehman College, CUNY
New York City Writing ProjectJane Higgins, DirectorPaul Allison, Tech Liaison @firstname.lastname@example.org 917-613-3006
Teacher-Consultants currently in 15 NYC schools
Local site of the National Writing Project
Writing Projects as Third Spaces
Elyse Eidman-Aadahl: ...not the university space of research and scholarship, nor the job space of teaching and schools, but a third space
Youth Voices 3-Week Summer Programs
2013 - 13 students, 5 teachers, 11 schoolshttp://youthvoices.net/2013 Open, available, agendas and curriculum
Open, available, agendas and curriculumhttp://youthvoices.net/summer20142014 - 17 students, 6 teachers, 12 schools
Co-learning = teachers and students working together as peers
Whats might the ratios be in 2015? Six teachers from two schools.
18 students from the teachers schools and four more. Average of three students from each school.
Six schools with two getting a teacher-consultant in the academic year.
All of this x2 when we add a second group this summer.
Three Saturday Workshops - Fall 2014Saturday, 11.1.14 Introducing Ourselves and Youth Voices
Saturday, 11.14.14 Youth Voices as a platform for memoir and poetry
Saturday, 12.6.14Youth Voices as a platform for inquiry
14 students, 6 teachers, 12 schoolshttp://youthvoices.net/fall2014 Open, available, agendas and curriculum
Youth Voices: Composing at the point of utterance
Youth Voices: Creating and Coding a Profile
Youth Voices: Our stories and poems
Youth Voices: Personal, passionate inquiry