With Facebook and similar sites, students are comfortable publishing on-line. Using free services like WordPress, you can now easily publish student work that can be shared with follow students, family & friends.
Adobe's Youth Creativity Programs provides young people with the ability to harness creative skills to solve problems — helping propel talented and diverse young creators to the next level. The program includes youth scholarships, grants and donations, career development competitions, tutorials and resources. Review the list of 100+ youth organizations Adobe partners with in 20+… learn more
Scholastic has sponsored art and writing contests for nearly 80 years. Yearly competitions are initiated in the fall. learn more
Six Word Memoirs is the idea of expressing a complete story in only 6 words. Here's Ms. Gemeinhart's Senior English Class' take on it. Publishing on YouTube or a blog site is a great way to get students engaged. Searching "Six Word Memoirs" on YouTube will bring up multiple examples. learn more
Legend has it that when Ernest Hemingway was challenged to write a six-word novel, he came up with, "For Sale: baby shoes, never worn." Inspired by Hemingway's short story, SMITH magazine launched online in 2006. They challenged readers and famous writers alike to submit their own six-word memoirs for a contest. People of all ages… learn more