What a great success story! Read about a fourth grader in Pennsylvania who spearheaded a fundraising event to raise money for technology in his school. His "Walk for Technology" gained the interest and participation of students and businesses in the community. (Clarion News)
Read this article from Education World to learn about blogging with elementary school students. Included are ideas about what topics elementary students and teachers cover in their blogs, software programs and tools to consider, and cautions and tips for starting your own blog.
Calling on Youth is an online 'zine, featuring stories, analysis and lessons learned from the 2004 "Students as Partners in High School Redesign" conference, sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. The 'zine is written by student and adult participants.
The Maine Legislative Youth Advisory Council held a public hearing a local high school. The council, which speaks for Maine's youth at the legislative level listened to student concerns with the aim to bring them to the attention of the Legislature. (Bangor Daily News)