Design = writing

Design = writing

Does good design lead to better writing and deeper engagement?

That is the question YWP will be pursuing over the next three years as it begins a project funded by a family foundation to transform the design of our main youth-led site, youngwritersproject.org.  

UPDATE 2018: The answer is yes. More at the bottom of this post.

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How things can happen in high school

How things can happen in high school

So this story will make you happy.

It began with an assignment. Students at Burr & Burton Academy were asked to undertake a project and two students decided to write a poem. Together. One took one angle, the other took another angle and then they merged what they wrote into one poem.

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