A video pops up on the screen of longtime Richland Farms resident Marie Hollis. Two minutes go by -- click, click -- and a second interview appears. This time it's of Andrew Johnson, a horseshoer from Richland Farms. The two interviews are nearly identical, the sole variance being a small "Youth Voices" emblem that's displayed in the video lead-in.
- 7 May, 2012 - 0 comments
At the age of 10, Asha Richardson’s father attempted to introduce her to basic HTML coding. But as a lover of the creative arts, she wanted nothing to do with it. At the time, Asha believed she had to choose one over the other. It was a paintbrush or a keyboard. It couldn’t be both. But after speaking with staff members from Youth Radio’s journalism training program, she came to the realization that the two could -- and very much should -- go hand-in-hand.
- 28 Feb, 2012 - 0 comments
Before stepping foot inside YOUmedia, “Brother” Mike Hawkins never took any particular interest in slam poetry, nor did he consider himself a slam poet. That all changed when he began forming relationships with the program’s teens in 2009. “They opened me up to this whole new world of slam poetry where youth could freely express themselves
- 29 Feb, 2012 - 0 comments
After spending just a couple minutes with Jabiz Raisdana, you quickly realize he is not your average teacher. When you ask him how his school year is going, you won't hear stories about the woes of standardized testing or disengaged students. Instead, Raisdana will proudly tell you about his school's growing familiarity with blogging and Google Apps. Or how his students are studying photography and filmography by producing their own content...
- 29 Feb, 2012 - 0 comments
Paola Ricaurte Quijano is a Professor and researcher in the School of Education, Social Sciences, and Humanities ITESM at University Tecnológico, Monterrey, Mexico. She encourages her students to take full advantage of technology and the connected nature of their lives to enhance learning and solve problems in their communities and beyond.
- 12 Oct, 2015 - 0 comments
Jesse Stommel is Executive Director of the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies at University of Mary Washington. He is also Director of Hybrid Pedagogy: a digital journal of learning, teaching, and technology and Co-founder of Digital Pedagogy Lab. He is a documentary filmmaker and teaches courses about digital pedagogy, American literature, film, and new media..
- 8 Apr, 2016 - 2 comments
"It's important for me, and for my future, to take charge of my learning," says 14-year old photographer Charles Raben. His journey from growing a side hobby into a definitive part of his personal identity has helped him become more engaged in his community, proving that young people can make a difference now.
- 12 Jun, 2013 - 0 comments