There has been a huge controversy about immigration in America for a very long time, but today in 2017 we have a larger focus on it. With President Trump in office protests have bursted in streets more than ever.
I really agree with you that you would think that at this point in time there wouldn’t be any type of problems such as racism and sexism but a big one to me racism is really something that has impacted me and because just having an experience with it makes me feel some type of way towards it.
I really enjoyed reading your paper but I really liked your first sentence, “The United States is one of the most diverse countries in the world, getting its name; the melting pot.” because in today’s society we still have so much that has to be fixed and worked on, but now instead of being somewhere that you would want to be to me it feels like a…[Read more]
I was very interested in your article because I struggle with the majority of these issues. Also something that I relate to is that we as students struggle to maintain our grades or the amount of sleep that we get. As high school students there are some students that do work due to economical issues or in order to help their parents. Me as a…[Read more]
This is a youth-powered social network that was started in 2003 by a group of teachers from local sites of the National Writing Project.
We merged several earlier blogging projects. We have found that there are many advantages to bringing students together in one site that lives beyond any particular class. It's easier for individual students to read and write about their own passions, to connect with other students, comment on each other's work, and create multimedia posts for each other. Further, it's been exciting for us to pool our knowledge about curriculum, connected learning, and digital literacies.
If being part of such a community makes sense to you, we invite you to join us. We welcome all youth and any teacher interested in having students publish online and participate in the give and take of a social network like Youth Voices.